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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 www. spokesman.com/newsquiz to take an interactive quiz for a chance to win prizes.

1. For the third time in 41 years, Spokane has been handed what distinction by the National Civic League?

A. All-America City

B. Best place to retire

C. Worst streets in America

D. Most crime-ridden small city

E. Most dysfunctional city government

2. The Spokane Tribe’s casino and hotel proposed for the West Plains would carry what brand if it receives the final go-ahead, according to the tribe?

A. Hooters

B. Wynn Resorts

C. Davenport Grand

D. Hard Rock

E. Hilton Hotels

3. The Sleepy Hollow wildfire destroyed thousands of acres and dozens of structures near what Washington city?

A. Spokane

B. Tacoma

C. Centralia

D. Wenatchee

E. Pasco

4. More people moved to Washington in the past year, helping to push the state’s population above what level?

A. 20 million

B. 5 million

C. 7 million

D. 50 million

E. 75 million

5. Phil Knight, who brought Nike from a small business where he sold shoes out of the back of his car into a mega company and the world’s most valuable sports brand, says he is stepping down as chairman of the company. What was Nike originally called when it was founded in 1964?

A. Waffle Soles Shoe Co.

B. Swoosh Co.

C. Blue Ribbon Sports

D. Sole Sports Unlimited

E. Runners Wear

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