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Sun., May 25, 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 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. Recently, pests and fungus that attack trees have been particularly hard on which Inland Northwest trees?

A. Ponderosa pines

B. Maples

C. Aspens

D. Spruces

E. Douglas firs

2. The new men’s basketball coach at Oregon State University is well-known in regional coaching circles. Who is he?

A. Kelly Graves

B. Wayne Tinkle

C. Larry Eustachy

D. Travis DeCuire

E. Kelvin Sampson

3. The operator of Spokane County Raceway Park has suffered loses each year he has run the track. To cut losses he said he will stop what?

A. Oval track racing

B. Drag racing

C. Mud bog truck racing

D. Grand Prix racing

E. Motocross

4. Turnout for Idaho’s primary was 25 percent statewide. In Kootenai County it was what?

A. 18.6 percent

B. 21.7 percent

C. 26.8 percent

D. 31.2 percent

E. 34.6. percent

5. A Russian deputy prime minister has announced that friction between the U.S. and Russia over Ukraine threatens cooperation in what area?

A. Adoption programs

B. Drug traffic enforcement

C. Space programs

D. Medical research

E. Athletic programs

Check your work

Find answers and explanations on Page B3.

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