That’s NEWS to you

SUNDAY, DEC. 11, 2011

Think you’ve been following the news this week? Take our weekly quiz and find out.

1. Officials broke up an international plot to smuggle one of Moammar Gadhafi’s sons into what country?

A. Cuba

B. Mexico

C. Iran

D. Syria

E. Pakistan

2. A Washington state commission adopted new rules for managing wolves. How many wolf packs are in the state?

A. 1

B. 3

C. 5

D. 7

E. Can’t fool me. There aren’t any yet, because we don’t have a management plan.

3. Astronomers said they have discovered a planet they are calling Kepler-22b in a habitable zone. How far away is Kepler-22b from Earth?

A. 150 light years

B. 300 light years

C. 450 light years

D. 600 light years

E. 750 light years

4. Randy Babbitt resigned as head of a federal agency after being arrested last week for drunken driving. What agency did he lead?

A. Federal Aviation Administration

B. Department of Transportation

C. National Transportation Safety Board

D. Federal Highway Commission

E. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

5. The Kootenai Environmental Alliance is suing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to prevent what?

A. Lowering of Lake Coeur d’Alene

B. Dredging of the St. Joe River

C. A dam at Post Falls

D. Removal of trees on Rosenberry Drive

E. Can’t fool me. Environmentalists never sue the federal government when a Democrat is president, only big businesses.

Check your work

For answers and last week’s winner, turn to page B7.

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