Alison Moffat Posts

PDD Quiz: July 2021 in Review

Another month of summer has flown by. Were you paying attention to current events? Step up to this week’s quiz and find out!

Duluth movie mentions will be the theme of the next PDD quiz, which will be published on Aug. 15. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Aug. 11.

PDD Quiz: Named Buildings

This week’s quiz tests your ability to match named buildings in Duluth with their current occupants. The Zenith City website has more information on these (and many other) historic buildings; all images were accessed via Google Maps.

The next PDD quiz will review the news that made headlines in July 2021; it will be published on July 25. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by July 21.

PDD Quiz: June 2021 in Review

See how many of this month’s headlines you remember with this week’s current events quiz!

The next PDD quiz will test your ability to match historical buildings to their modern occupants; it will be published on July 18. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by July 15.

PDD Quiz: Notable Northland Critters

Put your knowledge of notable Duluth-area animals to the test with this week’s quiz.

The next PDD quiz will cover current events; it will be published on June 27. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by June 23.

PDD Quiz: May 2021 in Review

Test your knowledge of May 2021 headlines with this week’s PDD Quiz!

The next PDD quiz, on notable Duluth animals, is coming your way on June 13. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by June 10.

PDD Quiz: Duluth’s Historic Old Central High School

This month’s quiz looks at Duluth’s Historic Old Central High School, a property that has been hitting the headlines recently. Historic photographs come courtesy of the Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections, housed in the Archives and Special Collections of UMD’s Kathryn A. Martin Library. Find these (and additional photos of the school) in the Minnesota Digital Library. As always, the Zenith City website was also a critical source of historic information.

The next PDD quiz will review this month’s news; it will be published on May 30. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by May 25.

PDD Quiz: April 2021 in Review

Wake up your brain with this week’s current events quiz!

Duluth’s Old Central High School will be the focus of the next PDD quiz on May 16. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by May 12.

PDD Quiz: Duluth Parks II

Test your knowledge of Duluth’s western parks in this week’s quiz! As with the previous quiz on Duluth parks, Tony Dierckins’ and Nancy S. Nelson’s Duluth’s Historical Parks: Their First 160 Years was an indispensible resource. Historical images from the Kathryn A. Martin Library’s Northeast Minnesota Historical Collection were accessed through the Minnesota Digital Library, another excellent resource for local history buffs.

The next PDD quiz, reviewing this month’s headlines, will be published on April 25. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by April 21.

PDD Quiz: March 2021 in Review

Test your trivia smarts with this month’s current affairs quiz!

The next PDD quiz will be another installment in a series exploring Duluth parks; it will be published on April 11. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by March 11.

PDD Quiz: Irish Twin Ports

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, this week’s quiz will focus on Irish (and Irish-adjacent) things in the Twin Ports.

The next PDD quiz, which will review this month’s headlines, will be published on March 28. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by March 21.

PDD Quiz: February 2021 in Review

Test your memory of February 2021 headlines with this week’s current events quiz!

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, the next PDD quiz will look at Irish (and Irish-adjacent) things in the Twin Ports; it will be published on March 14. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by March 11.

PDD Quiz: “I Like it in Duluth”

In honor of Valentine’s Day (and this quiz writer’s 100th PDD quiz), we’ll take a deep dive into an oft-covered song that expresses affection (or at least affinity) for the Zenith City: “I Like it in Duluth.” This PDD post may come in handy for cheating studying; those seeking an extra challenge can take the quiz cold!

The next PDD quiz will review this month’s headlines; it will be published on Feb. 28. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Feb. 24.

PDD Quiz: January 2021 in Review

The first month of 2021 is in the books! See how much of it you remember with this week’s current events quiz!

The theme of the next quiz, which will be published on Feb. 14, is “I Like it in Duluth.” Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Feb. 10.

PDD Quiz: Snow Foolin’

Step up to this week’s quiz and test your knowledge of snow-related events, celebrations and disasters.

As with all history-related quizzes, the Minnesota Reflections and the Zenith City websites were indespensible resources.

The next PDD quiz, reviewing headlines from January 2021, will be coming your way on Jan. 31. Submit question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Jan. 26.

PDD Quiz: 2020 in Review

We bid a fond farewell good riddance to 2020 in this year-in-review quiz!

The PDD quiz will return on Jan. 17 with a winter-related quiz. Send question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Jan. 14.

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