If you followed the news last week, you could be a winner in our weekly news quiz. Warm up by taking the newspaper version, 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. Concerts at the Gorge Amphitheatre have proved taxing on medical facilities in what city?
B. Moses Lake
2. What is an allium?
A. A type of pollutant similar to PCBs
B. A unit of measurement used to gauge distance in deep space
C. A unit of money used in Kyrgyzstan
D. A bulbous plant like onion or garlic
E. A rare earth mineral used in electronic devices
3. The Spokane Water Department has lost about what percent of its water delivery to leakage in the past three years?
4. Mary Cullinan has been named Eastern Washington University’s first female president. Where was she previously president?
A. College of the Redwoods
B. Southern Oregon University
C. University of Great Falls
D. Orange Coast College
E. Western Oregon University
5. A new Idaho law transfers responsibility from the federal government and gives it to the state for permitting what?
A. Water pollution discharges
B. Signage along highways and roads
C. Grazing leases on federal lands
D. Mining operations
E. Buildings along waterways
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