If you kept up with the news last week – or even if you didn’t – you could be a winner in our weekly news quiz. Test your memory with our newspaper version, then go online to spokesman.com/ newsquiz to take the interactive quiz. Top entries in the online quiz go into a weekly drawing for a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, and all entries this week go into a drawing for two movie tickets.
1. To what country did the U.S. military send 200 troops last week in what could turn into an influx of 20,000 military personnel?
B. North Korea
C. Saudi Arabia
2. From what country did Boston Marathon bombing suspects Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev emigrate to the United States?
3. What do Washington State University viticulture and enology students younger than 21 currently do in class to learn to taste wine?
A. Taste nonalcoholic liquids like grape juice and olive oil.
B. Swish the wines in their mouths for several seconds and then spit them out.
C. Obtain a state-issued waiver of the legal drinking age for in-class tastings only.
D. Do other assignments to make up for missed credits from tastings.
E. Can’t fool me. Viticulture and enology classes are closed to people younger than 21.
4. Gonzaga basketball player Kelly Olynyk, an All-American, has chosen to enter the NBA draft rather than return for next season. What other distinction did Olynyk receive during the 2012-13 season?
A. NCAA Basketball Tournament Most Outstanding Player
B. Academic All-American
C. Associated Press College Basketball Player of the Year
D. National Association of Basketball Coaches Defensive Player of the Year
E. March Madness’ Sexiest Player
5. Last week NASA announced the finding of three planets that may have the basic Earth-like characteristics to sustain life. These types of planets are categorized using the name of what fictional character?
B. The Jolly Green Giant
E. The Pied Piper
Check your work
For answers and last week’s winners, see Page B3.