Question of the Week 22

by | Dec 29, 2022 | Question Of the Week, Journalism, Question of the Day

By Randall Poulton

Last week’s question: During the Spring of 2020, Maine was in the midst of COVID hysteria. Gov. Mills ordered most business, including golf courses, closed. When Gov. Mills finally allowed golf courses to reopen, she imposed special rules. Which of these special golf rules did I make-up?Of course, the answer is “G” – Not a joke! A. Only one person allowed in a golf cart.

B. All ball washers must be removed from the course.

C. On the greens, cups must be filled to within one inch of the top of the hole.

D. Golfers must remain in their vehicles until 10 minutes before tee time.

E. All trash cans must be removed from the course.

F. Golfers are only allowed to play golf within their county they live.

G. None are made up. This is the way golf was played during 2020.

H. All are made-up. No one could be so silly as to think playing golf outside was a bad thing to do.

This week’s question:

According to the list of Maine’s Highest Paid State Employees, as published in Mainebiz, everyone in the top ten works in the medical field: Eight are psychiatrists. The other two, Mark Flomenbaum (#4, $315,00) and Nirv Shaw (#8, $250,725) are administrators. George Loder Jr. ($216,774) is number eleven on the list. What is Mr. Loder’s job?

A. Supreme Court Judge

B. Commissioner of Human Services

C. Maine State Trooper

D. Executive Director of the Legislative Council

E. Director of the Maine Quality Forum

F. No one is sure, Loder has been “working from home” for the last three years.


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