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 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. Russian skater Adelina Sotnikova won the gold medal in women’s figure skating, edging out the silver medalist in a controversial decision. The silver medalist was from
A. The United States
C. South Korea
2. After several days of violent encounters between government forces and opposition groups in Ukraine, leaders of both sides agreed to
A. Early elections
B. A new constitution
C. A new unity government
D. All of the above
E. None of the above
3. Rural hospitals are trying to get a federal rule changed that requires them to
A. Enhance security wherever medications are dispensed
B. Acquire expensive diagnostic equipment usually found in larger hospitals
C. Have a doctor present in a department during routine procedures
D. Upgrade their computer systems annually
E. Keep patients no longer than three days
4. Privatization of Washington liquor sales has been tough on private operators who took over former state liquor stores. What is the fraction of those stores that have closed?
5. Idaho’s Senate approved a bill last week that would
A. Allow college students 21 and older with permits to carry concealed guns on campus
B. Allows all college students to carry concealed guns on campus
C. Allow college students to keep guns in their dorm rooms
D. Require college students to have firearms training
E. Allows campuses to decide on gun policies
Check your work
Find answers, explanations and last week’s winners on page B10.
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