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That’s NEWS to you quiz

If you followed the news last week, and maybe even if you didn’t, you could be a winner in our weekly news quiz.

Warm up your news memory by taking the newspaper version of the quiz, then go online to www.spokesman.com/newsquiz/ for the 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 movie tickets.

1. Folkinception is

A. A new business in Coeur d’Alene

B. A music festival in Sandpoint

C. A genealogy website

D. A jam-grass band finishing its first album

E. Can’t fool me. You made that name up.

2. Congress approved a budget deal last week that was negotiated by what Northwest lawmaker?

A. Sen. Patty Murray

B. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers

C. Sen. Mike Crapo

D. Rep. Raul Labrador

E. Sen. Maria Cantwell

3. In the last two years, about how many calls have Spokane police answered for people threatening to jump from the Monroe Street Bridge?

A. 10

B. 25

C. 50

D. 75

E. 100

4. Under a new city ordinance, it is illegal to do what downtown between 6 a.m. and midnight?

A. Smoke outside office buildings

B. Sit or lie on sidewalks or planters

C. Skateboard or ride bikes on sidewalks

D. Consume marijuana

E. Display a sandwich sign outside a business

5. The Eastern Washington Eagles men’s basketball team played the UC Irvine Anteaters, who have the tallest player in college basketball. How tall is Mamadou Ndiaye?

A. 7 feet

B. 7 feet, 2 inches

C. 7 feet, 4 inches

D. 7 feet, 6 inches

E. 7 feet, 8 inches

Check your work

Find answers, explanations and last week’s winners on page B3.



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