February 9, 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. The statue “Kate” was stolen from Riverstone Park in Coeur d’Alene. Its creator thinks the piece was stolen by

A. Someone who wanted to add it to their collection

B. Someone who cut it up and sold it for scrap

C. Teenagers as a prank

D. Someone offended by the statue’s appearance

E. None of the above

2. Andrew DePaula markets a service at his Edwall, Wash., headquarters that

A. Improves cellphone reception in remote areas

B. Eliminates spam email

C. Turns a piece of paper into a flash drive to store data

D. Allows researchers to track animals as small as insects with a tiny chip

E. Helps farmers manage their crops using computer modeling to predict weather

3. The Seahawks Super Bowl victory parade in Seattle drew a crowd of about

A. 300,000

B. 400,000

C. 500,000

D. 600,000

E. 700,000

4. Officials are worried about the hazards of a popular way to process marijuana that involves using

A. Lye

B. Mercury

C. Butane

D. Ether

E. Acetone

5. The estimated cost to prepare Sochi, Russia, for the Winter Olympics is

A. $12 billion

B. $21 billion

C. $34 billion

D. $51 billion

E. $63 billion

Check your work

Find answers, explanations and last week’s winners on page B10.


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