July 8, 2012 in City

That’s NEWS to you

By The Spokesman-Review
 

If you’ve been following the news over the last week, you might do very well on our news quiz. You can also try our online version, where top entries go into a drawing for a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, and all entries go into a drawing for free movie tickets. The online version is at spokesman.com/

newsquiz.

1. State law doesn’t allow police investigating criminal activity to use

A. Computer searches

B. Footage from red-light cameras

C. Wire taps

D. Hearsay

E. Can’t fool me. Police can use anything they want to investigate criminal activity.

2. Spokane Mayor David Condon asked a top law enforcement official of what city to apply for the job of Spokane police chief?

A. Atlanta

B. Birmingham

C. Indianapolis

D. Seattle

E. St. Louis

3. After the problems at Fukushima, Japan shut down all its nuclear reactors for safety checks, and turned the first one back on last week. How many nuclear reactors does Japan have?

A. 10

B. 25

C. 50

D. 75

E. 100

4. Former Idaho state Rep. Phil Hart offered to settle his debt to the state and federal governments on back taxes, fines and interest as part of a bankruptcy case. The tax agencies say he owes $600,000; how much did Hart offer to pay to settle the claim?

A. $12,000

B. $50,000

C. $100,000

D. $300,000

E. $600,000

5. Washington voters are expected to have several hot-button issues as ballot measures in the November election. Which of these will NOT be on the ballot?

A. Same-sex marriage

B. Legalized marijuana

C. A supermajority needed to raise taxes

D. A ban on plastic grocery bags

E. Charter schools

Check your work

How did you do? Find the answers and last week’s winners on page B7.


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