July 7, 2013 in City

Weekly quiz: That’s NEWS to you

By The Spokesman-Review
 

If you followed the news closely last week – or even if you didn’t – you could be a winner in our weekly quiz.

Try your hand at the newspaper version, then go online to spokesman.com/newsquiz for our online, interactive quiz. Top entries from that quiz are entered in a weekly drawing for a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel, and all entries this week go into a drawing for movie tickets.

1. Carson Magee, of Coeur d’Alene, is one of 150 child delegates going to Washington, D.C., to talk to members of Congress about

A. Diabetes

B. Firearms safety

C. Leukemia

D. Obesity

E. Can’t fool me: 10-year-olds don’t get to talk to members of Congress.

2. This fall, the last drive-in movie theater in Eastern Washington will close. Where is it?

A. Addy

B. Colfax

C. Colville

D. Dishman

E. Kettle Falls

3. Two teams, Cuddle Puddle and Championship Detour, were removed from Hoopfest play last weekend because

A. They had professional “ringers.”

B. The checks for their entry fees bounced.

C. They failed steroids tests.

D. They got into a fight on the court.

E. Their names were too silly.

4. When Gov. Jay Inslee signed the state’s 2013-15 operating budget last Sunday afternoon, which of the following best describes how much time was left before Washington would have had a partial government shutdown?

A. Less than an hour

B. Less than a day

C. Less than a week

D. Less than a month

E. Can’t fool me. The Legislature would never get to the point in its budgeting where the state would face a shutdown.

5. Gonzaga men’s basketball star Kelly Olynyk will play for

A. Atlanta Hawks

B. Boston Celtics

C. Brooklyn Nets

D. Dallas Mavericks

E. Los Angeles Clippers

Check your work

Check your answers and last week’s winners on page B3.


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