1 – What are the names of the two Muppet characters that heckle other cast members from their balcony seats?
2 – Shauna Carr, Cathy Dobson, April Lepore, Anne McGugan and Mary Jean O’Donnell will be receiving what award later this month for their outstanding contributions to the community?
3 – What does the “E” in UNESCO stand for?
a) Educational b) Emergency c) Environmental
4 – Local runners Taylor Kraayenbrink and Brandi Victor, were the top male and female finishers in what recent road race?
5 – Which U.S. state has the nickname “Land of 10,000 Lakes?”
6 – Every symphony orchestra has four sections. Strings and woodwind are two. Name one of the other two.
7 – A nephrologist specializes in treating disorders of what human organ?
8 – He was born in Tanzania as Farrokh Bulsara, but we know this late musician better by what name?
9 – Margaret Mitchell began writing what famous book, her only novel, in the 1930s when she had a broken ankle and couldn’t do anything else?
10 – Which noble gas has been described as the “perfect anesthetic?”
a) Argon b) Radon c) Xenon
Tom St. Amand (column #246)
ANSWERS: 1 – Statler and Waldorf; 2 – Women of Excellence Awards; 3 – Educational; 4 – YMCA-CHOK International Bridge Race; 5 – Minnesota; 6 – Brass, Percussion; 7 – Kidney; 8 – Freddie Mercury; 9 – Gone with the Wind; 10 – Xenon.