The Berkshire Eagle Weekly News Quiz

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The Berkshire Eagle Weekly News Quiz

Think you know the news in The Berkshires? Take our quiz to find out how closely you've been following the news in The Berkshire Eagle. . .


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What new restaurant will be opening soon on Merrill Road in Pittsfield?
    • A. 

      Chipotles

    • B. 

      Five Guys

    • C. 

      Olive Garden

    • D. 

      Buffalo Wild Wings

  • 2. 
    Berkshire Bank is expanding again. It most recently acquired a banking company based in what state?
    • A. 

      Connecticut

    • B. 

      Rhode Island

    • C. 

      Vermont

    • D. 

      New York

  • 3. 
    As part of Tanglewood’s 75th birthday bash this summer, a public art installation will spring up around the Berkshires called what?
    • A. 

      Tanglewood on Display

    • B. 

      Tanglewood on Parade

    • C. 

      Tanglewood in Pictures

    • D. 

      Tanglewood over the Berkshires

  • 4. 
    Reacting to a charge in a lawsuit filed over the Kennedy Park Belvedere, Lenox Police Chief Stephen O'Brien responded, “It is not a haven for vice and crime."
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Constructed in fifth-century China, it weighs nine tons, consists of 101 pieces and, until now, has never been publicly displayed, but will be when it opens at the Clark Art Institute on June 16 in an exhibit called "Unearth." What is it?
    • A. 

      A part of the Great Wall

    • B. 

      A big sarcophagus

    • C. 

      An early set of dominos

    • D. 

      A military leader's office

  • 6. 
    Pittsfield Mayor Daniel L. Bianchi's proposed budget is how much?
    • A. 

      $53.5 million

    • B. 

      $109.1 million

    • C. 

      $132.9 million

    • D. 

      $141.8 million

  • 7. 
    What is Call Me Melville?
    • A. 

      A poetry competition

    • B. 

      A downtown literary walk

    • C. 

      A name-calling contest

    • D. 

      A reading of "Moby-Dick"

  • 8. 
    Public schools in Berkshire County recommend students stay home if they have head lice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What town in the Berkshires recently opened a "swap shack"?
    • A. 

      Adams

    • B. 

      Great Barrington

    • C. 

      Peru

    • D. 

      Williamstown

  • 10. 
    Who said, "The words ‘commitment’ and ‘hard work’ don’t come close to describing what you did to get here today. ‘Sacrifice’ is probably more accurate"?
    • A. 

      BCC President Ellen Kennedy

    • B. 

      Victoria “Vicki” Reggie Kennedy

    • C. 

      State Rep. William “Smitty” Pignatelli

    • D. 

      State Sen. Benjamin Downing

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