|MUG's monthly quiz. Answers posted today on the website after 3pm. Number two pencils ready?
Q.Henry Sands Brooks opened it in 1818 at the corner of Catherine and Cherry Streets. What is it today?
A. Brooks Brothers
Q.If New York wins its 2012 Olympics bid, where will the Olympic Village be?
A. Queens West in Long Island City
Q.Robert Linxe is considered by many to be the best at what he does. What does he do and where does he do it in New York?
A. He is a master chocolatier at La Maison du Chocolat.
Q.This West Village author wrote a bestselling trilogy set in Big Stone Gap, located in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Who is she?
Q.Earlier this year, the widely reviled Princess Michael of Kent is said to have told a group of black diners that they needed to go "back to the colonies." At which restaurant did the incident take place?
A. Da Silvano
Q.Last year, how many cars passed through the Holland Tunnel? a) 33,132,000 b) 21,477,000 or c) 19,258,000
A. a) 33,132,000
Q.Bette Midler began her career playing the Continental Baths in the basement of a landmark NYC building. Which one?
A. The Ansonia
Q.He was released by the Mariners and just signed to be the Yankees' starting first baseman. Who is he?
A. John Olerud
Q.The NY Times crossword puzzle editor is a) Toots Shor b) Bill Longue c) Will Shortz
A. c) Will Shortz
Q.Eighth Avenue becomes Central Park West north of Columbus Circle. What is its name north of Central Park?
A. Frederick Douglass Blvd.
Q.Her father starred on Broadway in "Carousel," "Oklahoma," and "The Pajama Game." As a singer-songwriter, she's won nine Grammys. Who is she?
A. Bonnie Raitt
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