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If you followed the news last week, you could be a winner in our weekly quiz. Warm up here, and then go to to take the expanded quiz for a chance to win a prize.

1. Nearly 1 in 5 college students may suffer from “exploding head syndrome.” What is that?

A. Ringing of the ears from listening to loud music

B. When people are abruptly awakened from sleep by imaginary loud noises or blasts

C. Headaches from constantly viewing cellphones

D. Headaches from too many caffeinated drinks

E. Stress-induced headaches from studying

2. What magazine retracted its controversial story about an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia after an independent review deemed it a “failure of journalism”?

A. People

B. Newsweek

C. Life

D. Rolling Stone

E. Time


3. Some teenagers get driving lessons from their parents. Other teens are taught by licensed instructors. But Malia Obama isn’t your average 16-year-old: The president’s daughter’s driving lessons were provided by whom?

A. President Barack Obama

B. First lady Michelle Obama

C. Vice President Joe Biden

D. Secret Service agents

E. NASCAR’s Jeff Gordon

4. An Apple Inc. policy barring what group of workers from the construction of its new California campus drew so much criticism from union leaders and advocates that the company backtracked and will now allow them to work on the project?

A. Workers convicted of felonies

B. Workers with no technology skills

C. Workers who don’t own their own tools

D. Out-of-state workers

E. Foreign workers

5. This summer, the Division Street traffic triangle in downtown Spokane will undergo a $500,000 improvement, including a new piece of artwork called what?

A. “Dance of the Redband”

B. “Our Kids Our Business”

C. “Near Nature, Near Perfect”

D. “Expo Was Our Fair”

E. “City By The River”

Check your work

Find answers and last week’s winners on Page B3.

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