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PDD Quiz: Holiday Traditions

It’s that time of year again: the lights are twinkling, the tourists are flocking, and “Christmas City” plays on a seemingly endless loop. How well do you know your Twin Ports holiday traditions? Whip yourself up a Tom & Jerry and settle in for the quiz!

The next PDD Quiz, reviewing the events of 2017, will be published on Dec. 31. Please send question ideas to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Dec. 28.

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.

PDD Quiz: Gales of November

November is a treacherous time on the Great Lakes. This past month, the “gales of November came early,” devastating the Lake Superior shoreline. This quiz looks back at Lake Superior storms and shipwrecks (as well as some marginally-related local singers and songwriters).

The next PDD Quiz, reviewing stuff that happened in November, will be published on Sunday, Nov. 26. Send question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Nov. 23.

PDD Quiz: October 2017

Winter returned in earnest this month. How much do you remember of those halcyon days before the snow returned? Take the quiz and test your smarts!

The next PDD Quiz, on the topic of local shipwrecks, will be published on Sunday, Nov. 12. Send question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Nov. 9.

PDD Quiz: Northland Beer and Breweries

In honor of Oktoberfest, this edition of the quiz features … beer. Each question is the name of a craft beer produced in the region. Can you match the beer with the name of the brewery or brewpub that markets it? Belly up to the quiz and test your skill!

PDD Quiz Update

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We plan to launch the next PDD Quiz, on Northland beers and breweries, on Oct. 15. Thank you for your patience!

PDD Quiz Postponed

Due to changes to Qzzr’s terms of service, this week’s PDD Quiz on Twin Ports beer and breweries is postponed. We will resume PDD Quizzes after exploring our options for a new quiz platform. Stay tuned!

PDD Quiz: August 2017

 

Spirit Valley DaysHow closely were you paying attention to August headlines? Click on the quiz and test your memory!

Our next quiz, on beers and breweries of the Twin Ports, will be published on Sept. 10. Email question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Sept. 7.

PDD Quiz: Sculptures of Canal Park

Lake Place Park sculptureAs the summer winds to a close, we begin to reclaim that popular tourist destination: Canal Park. How well do you know the sculptures in Canal Park and Lake Place Park? Test your art smarts in this quiz (and look for more public art quizzes in the future)!

The next PDD quiz, reviewing August news, will be published on Aug. 27. E-mail question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Aug. 24.

PDD Quiz: July 2017

Emerald Ash Borer Another month of summer has flown by. Which headlines caught your attention? Play the quiz and test your knowledge of July news!

Our next quiz, on sculptures and statues in the Twin Ports, will be published on Aug. 13. E-mail question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by Aug. 10.

PDD Quiz: Breakfast Diners of the Twin Ports

Cafe CounterInspired by a now six-year-old PDD post, we’re serving up a heaping platter of breakfast diner trivia. How well do you know your Twin Ports breakfast diners? Can you identify them using only a photograph of the counter and a unique menu item? Dig in and find out!

Our next quiz, reviewing July happenings, will be published on July 30. E-mail question suggestions to Alison Moffat at [email protected] by July 27.

PDD Quiz: June 2017

 

Summer is here and another month has flown by. How many local headlines did you retain? Take the quiz and see what you remember!

Twin Ports diner breakfasts will be the topic of the next quiz on July 15. E-mail question suggestions to Alison Klawiter at [email protected] by July 12.

PDD Quiz: Parks of Duluth

The summer weather is upon us and the outdoors are calling. Duluth is home to 133 parks and green spaces, according to the city of Duluth website. How many parks can you identify from photographs and brief descriptions? Fire up the quiz and find out!

Our next quiz, reviewing June happenings, will be posted on June 25. E-mail question suggestions to Alison Klawiter at [email protected] by June 22.

PDD Quiz: May 2017

As May draws to a close, we inch closer to a Perfect Duluth Summer. Test your memory of this month’s events in the May 2017 PDD Quiz!

The next PDD Quiz, on Duluth parks, will be published on June 11. E-mail question suggestions to Alison Klawiter at [email protected] by June 8. 

PDD Quiz: Lake Superior Zoo

 

Test your knowledge of the Lake Superior Zoo, its history and its inhabitants in this month’s quiz.  The next PDD Quiz, covering May 2017 headlines, will be published on May 28. Please send any question suggestions to Alison Klawiter at [email protected] by May 25.