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Lucky 7 News Quiz, No. 4: You have until June 7 for a chance to win!

SMARTPHONE & TABLET USERS

If you’re on an smartphone or tablet, please click here for a mobile-friendly link to the quiz!

DESKTOP USERS

Continue on to the quiz below! (Note: There’s a scrolly bar.)

ANNOUNCING PARTICIPATION TROPHIES

Going forward, you could possibly win a pin even if you fail (lol). We will be awarding a UV pin and sticker packs to up to three of the top scorers (folks who score 7 out of 7), PLUS drawing another random winner from EVERYBODY who participated that week!

SPECIAL TWO-WEEK QUIZ: DEADLINE JUNE 7

UV INDEX is taking the week of May 27-June 2 off. So you have an extra week to complete this quiz! Get it done by June 7 for a chance to win.

LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

Thanks so much to everyone who took our first Lucky 7 News Quiz!!!! Just like last week, we’re STILL feeling generous, so we’re giving away pins and sticker packs to everybody who aced it, plus one of several people who scored 6-of-7.

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

CONGRATS! Comment on Facebook or email us at uvindex@vnews.com to let us know if you want to come by the Valley News to pick up your loot or if we should pop ’em in the mail.

THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 3:

Q: Nick Zwirblia used his 10 years living in the Upper Valley as background for his book, “The Bramford Chronicles, Book I.” What was Zwirblia’s nickname when he worked at Dartmouth College from 1986 to 1995?
A: Happy Hop Guy.

Q: How many years elapsed between Thetford Academy alumna Rita Brown DeGoosh’s 1,000-point basketball milestone and the ceremony honoring her achievement?
A: 56.

Q: What is the purpose of the bulb-outs being installed on Bethel roads?
A: Bulb-outs help to calm traffic.

Q: In discussing a building boom in White River Junction, former Hartford Selectboard member Ken Parker described a time when the streets were “chockablock full” of people at both 3 p.m. and 3 a.m. When was that, according to Parker?
A: The late 1940s and early 1950s.

Q: According to a Jim Kenyon column, Thetford resident Christopher Wren wrote that “___________ is a great way to perpetuate the curiosity you developed as a child.”
A: Journalism.

Q: As part of a class project, what are students and adults sharing in Lyme as a way to get to know each other?
A: Hand-written letters kept in a journal.

Q: UV INDEX lucky No. 7: Why did Nick Fabrikant use a “crystal element” in the design of his bench, installed in downtown Hanover in 2013?
A: His parents, who ran the Rosey Jekes clothing store, got their start by selling crystals in the street.

TELL YOUR FRIENDS!

They can find this page at www.vnews.com/lucky7 or uvindex.vnews.com/lucky7.

Win a pin!

Lucky 7 News Quiz, No. 3: Take the quiz until May 24

SMARTPHONE & TABLET USERS

If you’re on an smartphone or tablet, please click here for a mobile-friendly link to the quiz!

DESKTOP USERS

Continue on to the quiz below! (Note: There’s a scrolly bar.)

ANNOUNCING PARTICIPATION TROPHIES

Going forward, you could possibly win a pin even if you fail. L O L

LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

Thanks so much to everyone who took our first Lucky 7 News Quiz!!!! Just like last week, we’re STILL feeling generous, so we’re giving away pins and sticker packs to everybody who aced it, plus one of several people who scored 6-of-7.

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

  • Brent Fraser (runner-up)
  • Ann Sharfstein
  • Hayden Smith
  • Corinne Girouard

CONGRATS! Comment on Facebook or email us at uvindex@vnews.com to let us know if you want to come by the Valley News to pick up your loot or if we should pop ’em in the mail.

THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 2:

Q: What’s the design on the new VT Munchies food truck, often parked at Colburn Park in Lebanon?
A: Red-and-black Buffalo plaid pattern.

Q: What did a Claremont fourth-grader recently petition the City Council for?
A: To monitor traffic on South Street and potentially reduce the speed limit.

Q: Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center recently celebrated the 125-year anniversary of Mary Hitchcock Memorial Hospital. How much did Hiram Hitchcock pay for the hospital’s construction in 1893?
A: $220,000.

Q: What is “orbiter,” as explained in a Close-Up story by reporter EmmaJean Holley?
A: Both B, a mechanical ride at a fair, and C, the name of the exhibit by photographer Nicholas Gaffney currently on display at AVA Gallery and Art Center.

Q: Which Upper Valley native is toying with the idea of running for attorney general of New York state?
A: Zephyr Teachout.

Q: After Hanover baseball beat Lebanon on May 9, what gift did a Hanover player give to Athletic Director Mike Jackson, who is retiring in June?
A: Potted plant.

Q: UV INDEX bonus: What was the source of noise emanating from the skies over the White River Junction area for two Tuesday nights in a row?
A: Black Hawk helicopters.

TELL YOUR FRIENDS!

They can find this page at www.vnews.com/lucky7 or uvindex.vnews.com/lucky7.

WIN! A! PIN!

Lucky 7 News Quiz, No. 2: Take the quiz until May 17

SMARTPHONE & TABLET USERS

If you’re on an smartphone or tablet, please click here for a mobile-friendly link to the quiz!

DESKTOP USERS

Continue on to the quiz below! (Note: There’s a scrolly bar.)

LAST WEEK’S WINNERS

Thanks so much to everyone who took our first Lucky 7 News Quiz!!!! For this inaugural quiz, we’re feeling generous, so we’re giving away pins and sticker packs to everybody who aced it, plus one of six people who scored 6-of-7.

AND THE WINNERS ARE:

  • Kelly Hyson (runner-up)
  • Celeste Pfeiffer
  • Gigi Martin
  • Melanie Benzel

CONGRATS! Comment on Facebook or email us at uvindex@vnews.com to let us know if you want to come by the Valley News to pick up your loot or if we should pop ’em in the mail.

THE CORRECT ANSWERS TO QUIZ NO. 1:

Q: What’s the name of the Valley News series, which published its third installment this week, about what books residents are reading?
A: What Are You Reading?

Q: Which restaurant is relocating from downtown Hanover to Hanover Street in Lebanon, with an anticipated opening this month?
A: Thai Orchid

Q: About how much would the town of Hartford need to spend to keep the Wendell A. Barwood Arena open, according to a contractor’s estimate?
A: $500,000

Q: Which longtime high school coach this week announced he was resigning to take a new sports gig at Windsor High School?
A: Rob Johnstone

Q: What kind of animal looked a lot like this emoticon — ヽ(゚Д゚)ノ — on page B1 of the Sunday Valley News?
A:  Bat

Q: Who said the following: “I want to fill the gap and I want to give the community what they’re asking for.”
A: Mehuel Patel, describing grocery items at George’s AG SuperValue in Enfield, which he recently bought with his brother Devendra Patel.

Q: And last but not least, the UV INDEX bonus: The internet this week is fighting over the definition of which abbreviation?
A: IMHO

TELL YOUR FRIENDS!

They can find this page at www.vnews.com/lucky7 or uvindex.vnews.com/lucky7.

 

Don’t you want to win a pin?