November 10, 2013 in City

That’s NEWS to You quiz

By The Spokesman-Review
 

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

Warm up with the newspaper edition, then go online for our interactive quiz at www.spokesman.com/newsquiz, where top entries go into a weekly drawing for a $50 gift card and all entries this week go into a drawing for movie tickets.

1. The Spokane Transit Authority plans to spend $70,000 on

A. Converting buses to natural gas

B. Creating a mobile phone app for bus passes

C. Restoring the smoking area to the downtown transit center

D. Replacing the fountain in the transit center

E. Subsidizing passes for low-income children

2. In last week’s election, what happened to the two statewide initiatives on the Washington ballot?

A. The GMO labeling initiative passed, but changes to the initiative laws failed.

B. The GMO labeling initiative failed, but changes to the initiative laws passed.

C. Both initiatives passed.

D. Both initiatives failed.

E. The outcomes are in doubt because ballots are still being counted.

3. Avista Corp. said it was expanding into what state?

A. Alaska

B. Montana

C. Oregon

D. Wyoming

E. Can’t fool me. It’s not a state, it’s British Columbia.

4. Lloyd McClendon was hired as manager of the Seattle Mariners last week. How many managers have the M’s had since their formation?

A. 10

B. 13

C. 16

D. 19

E. 21

Check your work

Check your answers and find out last week’s winners on page B10.


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