August 19, 2012 in City

That’s NEWS to you

By The Spokesman-Review
 

If you followed the news last week, you might do well at our weekly news quiz. Try the newspaper edition here, then go online for our interactive version at spokesman. com/newsquiz, where you could win a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel or free movie tickets.

1. A Spokane family auctioned a bat signed by members of the 1933 New York Yankees to help someone suffering from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, or ALS. What is ALS also called?

A. Crohn’s disease

B. Parkinson’s disease

C. Guillain-Barre syndrome

D. Huntington’s disease

E. Lou Gehrig’s disease

2. Fish and game officials raided a south Spokane apartment and seized what from Christopher Ryan Harper?

A. A 17.5-foot Burmese python

B. A Gila monster

C. Piranhas

D. A young bald eagle

E. Capuchin monkeys

3. A new study compared eating what to smoking cigarettes for damaging a person’s arteries?

A. Beef

B. Butter

C. Cheese

D. Eggs

E. French fries

4. The London Olympics ended last week. Where will the next summer Olympics be held?

A. Australia

B. Brazil

C. China

D. Greece

E. United States

5. Felix Hernandez pitched a perfect game last week for the Mariners against what team?

A. Anaheim Angels

B. Chicago White Sox

C. Oakland A’s

D. Tampa Bay Rays

E. Texas Rangers

Check your work

For the answers and last week’s winners, turn to page B3.

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