News Quiz: Can you beat last week’s average score of 69%?


Happy Saturday, QCity Metro readers!

How well did you follow the news in Charlotte this week? Last week’s average score was 69%, unchanged from the previous week.

Enter your score this week for a chance to win a $25 gift card. Last week’s winner was Sallie Holmes Gray.

Meanwhile, let me know what you think of our quiz. Drop me an email at quizmaven@qcitymetro.com.

QCITY BIZ

When sisters Tracie and Jennifer Mackins opened Mackins Bridal Boutique this week, they followed in the footsteps of family entrepreneurs. Their grandfather, Alonzo Mackins, was Charlotte’s first Black ____?

SPORTS

The CIAA Basketball Tournament began Tuesday and concludes Saturday, Feb. 25, with the men’s and women’s championship games. Where is the tournament being played this year?

THE GREAT 28

Bernard Singleton, founder of Nebedaye Farms and Bennu Gardens, was honored in this year’s “Great 28.” His goal is to educate Americans about ____ foods.

PEOPLE

On Thursday, QCity Metro Editor Madeline Holly-Carothers shared her passion for Pilates, despite often being the only Black woman in the class. She almost quit because the instructor continually ____?

WEST END

Fifth Third Bank will open a full-service banking center in Charlotte’s Historic West End, with completion set for summer 2024. Where will the bank be located?

SPORTS

The JCSU women’s basketball team faced Elizabeth City State University on Friday, hoping to advance to the CIAA championship game on Saturday. The Lady Bulls last won the CIAA championship in what year?

ARTS & CULTURE

Charlotte’s Enderly Park neighborhood has a new sculpture. Measuring 20 feet high and made from welded aluminum and magnesium alloy, it is the work of Kentucky-based artist Douwe Blumberg. What did the artist title the piece?

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

In a story last week, QCity Metro interviewed local creatives to better understand their needs. They agreed that their biggest need was more ____?

WEST END

On Tuesday, Qcitymetro wrote about Thrive Hub, a new co-working space activated by Historic West End Partners. What other service will the hub offer?

CMS

The CMS Board of Education Progress Monitoring Report found that Black students represented 68% of all students with at least one ____ this school year.

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