PDD Quiz: April 2019 in Review

Photo by Jim Rosvold

Put your current affairs knowledge to the test with this edition of the PDD Quiz.

The next quiz, scheduled for May 12, will explore Duluth parks. Please email question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by May 7.


You’ve been paying attention to those headlines; nicely done!

#1 An article touting Duluth as a refuge from climate change appeared in which publication this month?

Read the full article here.

#2 Martha’s Daughter Culinary Arts Space and Restaurant announced plans to close. Which restaurant previously occupied the space?

Martha’s Daughter opened on Feb. 14, 2018; the business will continue to operate as a popup.

#3 The UMD Men’s Hockey team won the NCAA Division I national championship for the second year in a row. Prior to last year’s title, when was the last time the team took top honors?

UMD defeated the University of Massachusetts Amherst 3-0 to become the 2019 national champs.

#4 Gloria Dei Lutheran Church held services for the first time in how many years?

The church caught fire on Feb. 18, 2016; it reopened for services on Palm Sunday.

#5 News outlets reported the William A. Irvin would be returning to its slip later than planned. When was the Irvin initially scheduled to return?

The Irvin is tentatively scheduled to return to the slip in August; read more about the plans here.

#6 The Temple Opera Block was purchased by which commercial real-estate investment firm?

Read more about the purchase here.

#7 Duluth’s newest cidery opened this month; what is its name?

Wild State Cider opened on April 16.

#8 Which animal made headlines after being spotted in Hermantown on April 26?

View a video of the moose here.

#9 CBS 3 reported that the Superior landfill is near capacity and expected to close by which year?

Read more about the landfill here.

#10 This company commissioned the first U.S.-flag laker built since 1983.

Read more about plans for the laker here.


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