Here are the answers to this week’s newspaper quiz:
1. B. It is believed thieves stole the bronze statue to cut it up and sell it for scrap.
2. C. DePaula has developed a way to turn paper into a flash drive that can store information and plug into a USB port.
3. E. About 700,000 came to the parade, more than twice the 300,000 that turned out in 1979 when the Seattle SuperSonics won the NBA title.
4. C. Highly flammable butane is used in a process that leaches a higher concentration of psychoactive THC from the marijuana.
5. D. The price tag of $51 billion for the Sochi Olympics is more than all previous Winter Olympic Games combined.
On the Web: Now that you’ve warmed up your news sense, try your hand at our online quiz at www.spokesman.com/newsquiz, where top entries go into a weekly drawing for a $50 gift card to the Davenport Hotel and all entries this week go into a drawing for movie tickets. To give our newspaper readers a boost, some of the questions in this quiz also appear online.
Last week’s winners are Mary Lou McCallum, of Spokane Valley, who won a $50 gift card, and Tim Qualls, of Coeur d’Alene, who won the movie tickets.
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