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1 Smith College engineering students who worked with the Northampton Department of Public Works suggest creating what?

(a) Eco-hut at Barrett Street marsh.

(b) All-pedestrian downtown on Saturdays.

(c) Rain gardens to contain stormwater.

(d) Network of water spigots to reduce bottled water use.

2 Who won Tuesday’s Senate primaries?

(a) Scott Brown and Martha Coakley.

(b) Stephen Lynch and Daniel Winslow.

(c) Edward Markey and Gabriel Gomez

(d) Terry Sanford and Elizabeth Colbert Busch.

3 How did former Celtic Jason Collins make national news this week?

(a) Sued Boston Garden parquet manufacturing for shin splints.

(b) Tweeted that Doc Rivers has an Elmer Fudd tattoo.

(c) Claims to be Michael Jordan’s love child.

(d) Revealed that he is gay.

4 In its winning big to secure a “host community agreement” with Springfield, MGM Resorts International offered the city what?

(a) $10 million yearly, free playing cards to all elementary schools and a new I-91 off-ramp.

(b) $25 million yearly, $1 million for riverfront improvements and $150,000 for a golf course pavilion.

(c) $17.5 million yearly, power-washing of Symphony Hall and new road signs stating, “What Happens in Springfield Stays in Springfield.”

(d) $12.9 million yearly, Wi-Fi on PVTA buses and free Bloody Marys at the city’s annual pancake breakfast.

5 After March layoffs, the Disston Co., a Deerfield manufacturer, is moving equipment and remaining personnel. What’s going where?

(a) Workers to Chicopee.

(b) Equipment to China.

(c) Equipment to Chicopee.

(d) Economic edge to China.

6 What’s the name of a new $300 million fundraising campaign for the University of Massachusetts?

(a) Ag-Gregation.

(b) PlatinUMass.

(c) UMass Rising.

(d) Go. Go U. Go Get Your Checkbook.

7 What Town Meeting warrant article did the Amherst Select Board decide this week NOT to support?

(a) Selling naming rights to Jones Library study carrels.

(b) Urging the U.S. to arm Syrian rebels.

(c) Adding hydraulic fracturing to an energy project at a former landfill site.

(d) Buying development rights to land targeted for college student housing.

8 What would a proposed fee charged to Northampton property owners pay for?

(a) Arts classes in city schools.

(b) Expansion of Look Park to create a golf course.

(c) Upgrades to stormwater and flood control systems.

(d) Bike trail extension to the Goshen town line.

9 Why did a photo published this week show a Gazette reporter carrying a gun?

(a) She moonlights as a police officer.

(b) New co-branding campaign with Smith & Wesson. (Tagline: “Our facts, your fury.”)

(c) She found it on the rail trail.

(d) She participated in a police training exercise.

10 Culinary students at the Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School competed this week to produce the best what?

(a) Healthy breakfast for preschoolers.

(b) Kielbasa.

(c) Tempeh burger.

(d) Brain-health diet for city’s mayor.

Answers: 1-c; 2-c; 3-d; 4-b; 5-all of the above; 6-c; 7-d; 8-c; 9-d; 10-b

Monte’s answer: d

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