8% of last week’s quiz takers got a perfect score


Happy Saturday, QCity!

How well did you follow the news in Charlotte this week? Last week’s average score was 67%, a slight decline from the week before.

Whatever your score, you can enter to win a $25 gift card. Last week’s winner was Doris Chavis.

If you enjoy our quiz or have thoughts for making it better, email quizmaven@qcitymetro.com.

1.

Following the death of their son, Sharnette and Terrence King opened the SkyView Twenty Two restaurant inside ____?

2.

In our Beyond Black History series, we wrote about Charlotte’s first Black-owned newspaper, founded in 1882? What was its name?

3.

Charlotte entrepreneur James Mack was forced to close his Epic Times jewelry store in 2020. The store had been looted during the George Floyd protests and further hampered by pandemic restrictions. He reopened his business under a new name, James Mack’s Fine Jewelry, with locations in Charlotte and _____?

4.

This year’s “Great 28” included Eugene Woods, president and CEO of Atrium Health. Under Woods’ leadership, Atrium is working with Wake Forest University to bring a ____ to Charlotte.

5.

Alista “Cozzie” Watkins, a longtime activist in the Mecklenburg Democratic party, died on Thursday. What was her profession?

6.

The Charlotte Hornets ended their five-game winning streak on Wednesday with a 105-91 loss to the Phoenix Suns. In that game, ____ made his much-anticipated debut with Phoenix.

7.

In our latest installment of QCity Bride, Javion and Carlos Whetstone shared their fairytale love story. At the time they met, they were the parents of ____ children.

8.

The latest installment in our “15 Minutes of Fame” series featured Giovanni Brown, the owner of Fitteds, a custom hat shop at Camp North End. Where did he grow up?

9.

We introduced readers to Melissa Carnegie, owner of Kics & Fros, an online space she created to help women find their “sneaker style.” What was the first pair of sneakers she desperately wanted?

10.

To commemorate Black History Month, Atrium Health filmed a music video that featured some of its employees singing _____?

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