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SUNDAY, JAN. 12, 2014

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 our website at 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. Spokane Public Schools has improved its high school dropout rate from 2008, when almost 30 percent of students left without a diploma. The district’s on-time graduation rate for the 2012-13 school year is

A. 76.8 percent

B. 79.6 percent

C. 83.7 percent

D. 85 percent

E. 89.2 percent

2. An exhibit that recently opened at the Jundt Art Museum features the work of photographer Ansel Adams as he chronicled the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II at a relocation center at

A. Heart Mountain

B. Minidoka

C. Manzanar

D. Tule Lake

E. Topaz

3. According to the recently formed Coeur d’Alene Waterkeeper, the major threat to Lake Coeur d’Alene water quality is

A. Heavy metals on the lake bottom from mining

B. Stormwater runoff

C. Petroleum products leaked from watercraft

D. Algae

E. PCBs

4. The WSU women’s basketball team defeated UW last week, breaking a long Huskies winning streak. How many games was the streak?

A. 22

B. 26

C. 30

D. 34

E. 36

5. Washington has already received more than 2,000 applications to operate retail marijuana stores in the state. That far exceeds the maximum number of licenses that will be granted, which is

A. 143

B. 240

C. 334

D. 420

E. 719

Check your work

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


 
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