January 5, 2014 in City

That’s NEWS to you

From Staff Reports
 

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 online 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. West Plains residents David and Robin Knutson play a key part of the Seattle Seahawks’ home games. What do they do?

A. They are husband-wife announcers for a Seattle sports radio channel.

B. They trained the “seahawk” that flies across CenturyLink Field.

C. They choreograph Sea Gals dance routines.

D. They design the official game programs.

E. They are the official recorders of decibels inside the stadium.

2. What consumer electronic product made a surprising comeback this holiday shopping season?

A. Desktop computers

B. Point-and-shoot cameras

C. Walkmans

D. Camcorders

E. Headphones

3. The federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration says oil from the booming North Dakota shale fields “may be more” what “than traditional heavy crude”?

A. Polluting

B. Flammable

C. Likely to produce climate change

D. Difficult to extract

E. Environmentally friendly

4. Which well-known Spokane convict sued recently for immediate release from custody?

A. Robert Yates

B. Eddie Ray Hall

C. Kevin Coe

D. Clay Starbuck

E. Karl Thompson Jr.

5. Washington State University’s men’s basketball team lost to No. 1 Arizona by a 35-point margin Thursday. How many points did the Cougars score?

A. 25

B. 33

C. 45

D. 59

E. 75

Check your work

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


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