Answers to news quiz

Published 12:00 am Sunday, March 29, 2015

1. D. The Cadillac’s driver thought she was backing out of a parking space in front of Innes Street Drug, but the car lurched forward instead, jumped the curb and went completely into the front of the drugstore.

2. A. Cluster development refers to recruiting companies that serve the same industry, such as Union County’s trying to attract companies related to aerospace.

3. D. Privette was a past president of the N.C. Christian Action League and also past president of the N.C. Baptist State Convention.

4. B. The discarded wooden bleachers from Catawba College are going to the woodworking shop of 45 students at West Rowan High.

5. A. Truhitte, who lives in Concord, was featured in the song “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” along with Charmain Carr, who played the role of “Liesl.”

6. B. By selling 3,500 boxes each, Judd and Walker broke the old Hornets’ Nest Council record, which was 3,378 boxes of Girl Scout cookies.

7. A. While all Rowan County towns would lose sales tax revenues under the Senate proposal, Rowan County government would see a 44 percent increase in sales tax revenue by the 2018-2019 fiscal year.

8. A. Jason Thompson of Brailsford & Dunlavey of Detroit has estimated that a downtown Kannapolis stadium would attract 390,000 fans a season. Attendance at the existing minor league ballpark is 125,811 per year.

9. C. Matthews is charing the 40th anniversary OctoberTour of homes. She once was director of real estate for Historic Salisbury Foundation.

10. D. Zion Organ Lutheran near Rockwell, St. John’s Lutheran in Salisbury and St. John’s Lutheran in Concord were among the earliest Lutheran churches in North Carolina.

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