News Quiz: July 17, 2011

Daily News staff

1. Pikolinos will open its first U.S. location in October in the Mercato shopping center. What does Pikolinos sell?

a. gourmet chocolate

b. hand-blown figurines

c. handcrafted shoes

2. Thom Carr announced his retirement from his position as police chief for which police department?

a. Marco Island

b. Naples

c. Estero

3. Which land developer is seeking an extension on its plans to build a residential/golf course community at the eastern end of Bonita Beach Road?

a. Ronto Group

b. Stock Development

c. Toll Brothers

4. Landscapers and nurseries are predicting what kind of new nuisance bug could be coming to Southwest Florida?

a. treehole mosquito

b. whitefly

c. skiff moth

5. Which Naples area private school is suing its manufacturer/distributor and general contractor over water-damaged modular units?

a. Naples Christian Academy

b. The Village School

c. Seacrest Country Day School

6. Which New York Yankee player got his 3,000th hit, a home run, for a win over the Tampa Bay Rays on July 9?

a. Derek Jeter

b. Curtis Granderson

c. Alex Rodriguez

7. Which East Naples nursery is facing fines and possible closing because of code enforcement issues?

a. Green Door

b. Clark’s

c. Flamingo Bend

8. The new TV series, “Behind Mansion Walls,” aired an episode on July 11, “The Wayward Son,” featuring which notorious North Naples family murder?

a. Damas

b. Benson

c. Payne

9. Southwest Florida International Airport hopes to extend its summer flights to which Scandinavian country, being the only airport in Florida to offer nonstop round-trip service to this country?

a. Denmark

b. Norway

c. Finland

10. Which landmark Naples restaurant building was demolished last week to make room for a dental office?

a. Michelbob’s Ribs

b. Pewter Mug

c. Pippin’s

Answers: 1. c; 2. a; 3. a; 4. b; 5. c; 6. a; 7. c; 8. b; 9. a; 10 c

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