November 6, 2011 in City

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By The Spokesman-Review
 

1. Spokane officials are trying to convince Boeing to open a facility near the airport to build

A. 737s

B. 747s

C. 767s

D. 777s

E. 787s

2. U.S. 395, which runs through Spokane on North Division and up to the Canadian border, was known by another name in the 1930s. What was it?

A. The Can-Am Highway

B. The MexAmeriCan Highway

C. The Inland Expressway

D. The Three Flags Highway

E. Can’t fool me. You made up all those names.

3. The sale of a cornfield in Iowa made headlines on the nation’s Sports pages last week because

A. It will be the site of a new 120,000-seat football stadium for the University of Iowa

B. It will be the site of the next NASCAR track

C. It will be the site of a new stadium for the Drake relays

D. It will be the site of the “All-Star Ballpark Heaven”

E. Can’t fool me. Sports writers don’t care about cornfields in Iowa.

4. Bank of America backed off on what policy last week?

A. Faster foreclosures on delinquent mortgages

B. Raising interest rates for credit card users

C. Charging a $5 monthly fee for debit card users

D. Better rates for customers who do more than $1 million in business

E. Redlining poor sections of communities to refuse loans

5. A movie filmed in Spokane received some good reviews after opening recently. What’s it called?

A. “The Rum Diaries”

B.  “Norman”

C. “In Time”

D. “The Whistleblower”

E. “Give ’em More Hell, Malone”

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