PDD Quiz: November 2019 in Review

Test your knowledge of November headlines and happenings with this edition of the PDD quiz.

The next quiz, on winter celebrations past and present, will be published on Dec. 15. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Dec. 12.

#1 Lake Superior Zoo resident Lana passed away this month. What kind of animal was Lana?

Read more about Lana on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#2 A piece of cement bearing four names was uncovered at this Duluth landmark.

The names are those of the last head gardener, his wife, and the last carriage house caretaker and his wife; learn more about the discovery on the Fox 21 website.

#3 Zeitgeist announced plans to launch a bike-share program in which community?

Superior began offering a bike-share program in 2018. Fox 21 has more on Zeitgeist’s plans here.

#4 Torah scrolls that survived the Adas Israel Congregation synagogue fire in September were further damaged by what this month?

The Torah scrolls were recovered after the Adas Israel Congregation synagogue was destroyed by fire and were being in stored in a garage until they could be buried (in accordance with Jewish tradition). The garage containing the scrolls caught fire on Nov. 17. Read more about the story on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#5 Which community passed zoning laws which would allow medical cannabis facilities to be established?

Learn more about the zoning laws on the Fox 21 website.

#6 Why was the NorShor Theater evacuated on Nov. 14?

The small fire started when Northland Constructors workers were warming caulk. View the CBS 3 story on the incident here.

#7 Organizers of the Christmas City of the North Parade announced which change to this year’s parade?

Read more about the changes on the Duluth News Tribune website.

#8 Duluth Cider earned a gold medal at the U.S. Open Cider Championships for which cider?

Duluth’s Wild State Cider took home a bronze medal for their pear cider. Read more at The Growler.

#9 Which newspaper published an article on Nov. 16 about the erosion of Park Point?

Read the full article here.

#10 Lake Superior Zoo welcomed a new baby of this species.

Learn more about the new arrival on the CBS 3 website.


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