Quiz: Put your Charlotte celebrity knowledge to the test

Quiz: Put your Charlotte celebrity knowledge to the test

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Whether they’re from here or just passing through, Charlotte’s had its fair share of celebrity encounters.

It’s time to see how much you know about the Queen City.

Quiz: Charlotte celebrity edition

1. Which Charlotte Hornets player was named NBA Rookie of the Year?
Photo: Axios file photo
Photo: Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images
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Photo: Jacob Kupferman/Getty Images
2. In an unexpected twist, the Carolina Panthers signed which player in November?
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Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
3. Which celebrity couple was spotted at Olde Mecklenburg Brewery around Thanksgiving?
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Photo: Noel Vasquez/GC Images
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Photo: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images
4. Which Civil Rights champion now has a statue on the Trail of History on Little Sugar Creek Greenway in Midtown?
Photo: Ashley Mahoney/Axios
Photo: courtesy the Worsley and Matthews families.
Photo: courtesy UNC Charlotte
Photo: courtesy of the Charlotte Observer collection in the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Library
Julius Chambers on the day he heard the Swann v. Board verdict. Photo: courtesy of Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
5. Which professional golfer is an investor in South End's newest mini-golf concept, Puttery?
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Photo: Ben Jared/PGA TOUR via Getty Images
6. Which Charlotte artist had a mural featured in Facebook's rebrand video?
Photo: Ashley Mahoney/Axios
Photo: Ashley Mahoney/Axios
Photo: Ashley Mahoney/Axios
Photo: Ashley Mahoney/Axios
7. An iconic musician went largely unnoticed while having a drink at Thirsty Beaver. Who was it?
Photo: Jeff Kravitz/MTV VMAs 2021/Getty Images for MTV/ViacomCBS
Photo: Marc Piasecki/Getty Images For Global Citizen
Photo: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images
Photo: Jason Koerner/WireImage
8. Which musicians have concerts on the same day in Charlotte?
The Rolling Stones at Bank of America Stadium. Photo: Danielle Chemtob/Axios
9. Which Blumey/Jimmy Award-winning actress stars in HBO's "The Sex Lives of College Girls"?
Photo: courtesy Blumenthal Performing Arts
Photo: Daniel Coston
Photo: The Jimmy Awards
Photo: The Jimmy Awards
10. Which Axios Charlotte team member published a book this year?
Yola and The Vote Collectors at Park Road Books. Photo: Ashley Mahoney/Axios
Quiz: Charlotte celebrity edition
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