April 6, 2014 in City

That’s NEWS to you

By The Spokesman-Review
 

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 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. Collisions involving vehicles and wildlife kill about 200 people nationally each year and cause property damage of about

A. $360 million

B. $710 million

C. $1 billion

D. $1.5 billion

E. $2.3 billion

2. Washington State University hired Ernie Kent as its new men’s basketball coach. He earlier had great success coaching at

A. University of Idaho

B. University of Montana

C. Old Dominion

D. University of Oregon

E. Boise State University

3. Sign-ups for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act beat an enrollment goal of

A. 5 million

B. 7 million

C. 9 million

D. 11 million

E. 13 million

4. Federal regulators have approved a merger between Spokane-based Sterling Financial Corp. and

A. Astoria Federal Savings

B. Umpqua Bank

C. Bank of the West

D. Community Bank

E. Key Bank

5. The Idaho State Police have been accused of profiling drivers traveling through the Gem State. The man who filed a federal lawsuit said he was stopped because his truck had license plates from what state?

A. Colorado

B. Washington

C. Oregon

D. Montana

E. North Dakota

Check your work

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

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