PDD Quiz: November 2017

The year 2017 barrels ever onward and another month is nearly behind us. A lot of stuff happened in November, but how much of it do you remember? Step up to the quiz and test your knowledge.

The next PDD Quiz, on local holiday traditions, will be published on Dec. 10. Please send question ideas to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Dec. 7.

#1 The Duluth Mounted Patrol was disbanded this month. What are the names of the four horses?

The Duluth Mounted Patrol’s final public appearance was at the Christmas City of the North Parade on Nov. 17.

#2 Duluth was mentioned in which Randall Munroe webcomic this month?

The webcomic, titled “Temperature Preferences,” can be found here.

#3 ‘Tis the season: KDAL-FM 95.7 began playing holiday music on which day?

Holiday tunes will continue through Dec. 26.

#4 What is the name of the new Grand Marais eatery and glampground that occupies the site of the former Harbor Light Supper Club?

Wunderbar, which features a restaurant, bar, and upscale “glampground,” had a soft opening on Oct. 20.

#5 Entrepreneur Bob Monahan plans to open what in the former Garon Brothers Jewelry store?

The building, originally called the Armstead Building when it was constructed in 1913, is located at 217 W. First St.

#6 This publication included Duluth marketing firm Hailey Sault on its list of the “100 Best Places to Work.”

Hailey Sault, a health care marketing agency, is located in the Dewitt Seitz building in Canal Park.

#7 Who named Duluth as one of the top ten cities in which to survive the apocalypse?

Realtor.com based their determination on a number of factors, including percentage of healthcare workers, proximity to water, and population density.

#8 PDD reported this month that this new restaurant will replace the Blind Pig.

Sound is slated to open in Jan. 2018.

#9 This satire publication featured Duluth in the dateline of an article titled “Weak-Willed Coward Changes Opinion After Learning He Was Wrong.”

By Perfect Duluth Day’s count, Duluth has been the dateline in 14 Onion articles.

#10 Duluth voters passed a referendum in favor of a sales tax increase this month. What percentage is the proposed sales tax increase?

The Minnesota State Legislature has the final say on the proposed tax increase.


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