If you followed the news closely last week – or even if you didn’t – you could be a winner in our weekly news quiz. After testing your news sense with the newspaper edition, go to spokesman.com/newsquiz to try our interactive version, where the top entries go into our weekly drawing for a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, and all entries this week go into drawings for four tickets and a parking pass to the WSU-UCLA football game on Nov. 10.
1. Gonzaga University is celebrating its 125th birthday this year. When it opened as Gonzaga College in 1887, how many students did it have?
2. A nationally known politician from outside Idaho gave $200,000 to a campaign backing three measures on the Idaho ballot. Who is it?
A. Bill Clinton
B. Barack Obama
C. Michael Bloomberg
D. Mitt Romney
E. Can’t fool me. No outsider would spend that much money trying to tell Idaho residents how to vote.
3. The city of Spokane placed a plaque honoring Otto Zehm in which city park last week?
4. Shannon Germanton was in the news last week because
A. She’s helping high school students write better college essays
B. She’s a local resident helping run shelters for storm victims in New York
C. She’s the last person to register to vote this year in Spokane County
D. She’s the new director of finance for the city of Spokane
E. She’s accused of leaving her two small children in the rain near an I-90 interchange
5. Mike Redmond, who played baseball for both Gonzaga Prep and Gonzaga University, was named the manager of what Major League Baseball team?
A. Atlanta Braves
B. Baltimore Orioles
C. Chicago Cubs
D. Miami Marlins
E. Philadelphia Phillies
Check your work
To find out how you did, turn to page B2.