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Sun., April 22, 2012

Here’s your chance to see how closely you followed the news last week, with the print version of our weekly quiz. You can also take the online version at www.spokesman. com/newsquiz for a chance at a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel or free movie tickets.

1. U.S. Secret Service agents were removed from their posts for hiring prostitutes while preparing for a presidential visit to

A. Atlantic City

B. Brazil

C. Colombia

D. London

E. Las Vegas

2. A federal agency that has a lot of power in the Northwest turns 75 this year. Which agency is that?

A. BIA

B. BPA

C. NOAA

D. Forest Service

E. National Park Service

3. Last week was the 100-year anniversary of

A. The invention of the Ford Model T

B. The start of World War I

C. The discovery of penicillin

D. The election of Woodrow Wilson

E. The sinking of the Titanic

4. The Spokane City Council had the largest crowd in recent years last Monday when it heard public testimony on a resolution to support

A. Legalizing marijuana

B. Raising parking meter rates

C. Foreclosing on River Park Square

D. Same-sex marriage

E. Can’t fool me. No one ever goes to Spokane City Council meetings.

5. Shelley Redinger is

A. The new Spokane Public Schools superintendent

B. The Spokane city attorney who fired a controversial deputy

C. A radio talk show host running as the Constitution Party candidate for president

D. A candidate for Spokane County commissioner

E. A Spokane resident who died on the Titanic

Check your work

Find answers and last week’s winner on Page B8.



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