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That’s NEWS to You quiz

If you followed the news last week, you could be a winner in our weekly news quiz. Try your hand at the newspaper version of That’s News to You, then go online to, and take the interactive quiz. Top entries in the online 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 four tickets and a parking pass to the WSU-Southern Utah football game.

1. Two local historians believe they have discovered the original name of what Native American leader?

A. Chief Joseph

B. Chief Spokane Garry

C. Chief Crazy Horse

D. Chief Sitting Bull

E. Chief Seattle

2. Washington state will spend $500,000 over the next two years to help restore what type of structures?

A. Barns

B. Diners

C. Drive-in theaters

D. One-room schoolhouses

E. Can’t fool me. Washington couldn’t spend $500,000 on any of those.

3. Spokane County deputies say teens who broke into a taxidermy warehouse were planning to use the stuffed animals for

A. A high school project

B. A Halloween fun house

C. A prank on a rival school

D. An Internet video

E. Money to buy drugs

4. According to figures from the state Department of Health on same-sex marriages

A. The number of same-sex marriages for men and women is about equal.

B. More involve two men than two women.

C. More involve two women than two men.

D. Most involve two people from other states.

E. Can’t fool me. The state doesn’t keep those statistics.

Check your work

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

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