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Have you been paying attention to the news? Find out by trying your hand at this week’s quiz. For a longer, interactive quiz and a chance to win a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, go to spokesma

1. The Snake Pit, a venerable watering hole in the Silver Valley, has a colorful history that dates back to:

A. 1870

B. 1880

C. 1890

D. 1900

E. 1910

2. Mitt Romney finished first in the New Hampshire primary, and Ron Paul finished second. Who finished third?

A. Newt Gingrich

B. Rick Perry

C. Rick Santorum

D. Jon Huntsman

E. Michele Bachmann

3. Why was Travis Smith in the news last week?

A. He’s a Spokane deputy who was reinstated after being fired.

B. He’s running for the Idaho Legislature in Coeur d’Alene.

C. He won the grand prize in the Mega-bucks lottery.

D. He’s the leading candidate for Spokane chief of police.

E. Can’t fool me. None of those is right.

4. The U.S. Navy rescued 13 Iranians from

A. A sinking life raft

B. A burning oil platform

C. Pirates

D. Sharks

E. Can’t fool me. None of those is right.

5. Twinkies were in the news last week because

A. The FDA is banning their sale in school lunchrooms.

B. A new study reveals the white filling is actually good for you.

C. Their parent company is filing for bankruptcy.

D. Korean dictator Kim Jong Un admitted they are his favorite snack.

E. Newt Gingrich said Mitt Romney’s economic plan has less substance than they do.


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