It’s time to see how much attention you’ve been paying to the news in the past week or so. From The Oklahoman’s news copy editors and designers, here’s a quiz.
1. How many years ago did 13 black children enter Katz Drug Store and help change the world by sitting at the whites-only lunch counter?
2. The Stolen Valor Act of 2005 makes it a federal crime to:
a) Wear medals and military decorations you haven’t earned.
b) Steal medals and military decorations.
c) Lie to get medals and military decorations.
3. An increasing number of students seek financial aid each year. This year, this percentage of Oklahoma college students received help:
a) 30 percent.
b) 60 percent.
c) 90 percent.
4. College presidents from about 100 of the nation’s best-known universities are calling on lawmakers to consider:
a) Making college free.
b) Mandating energy-saving methods.
c) Lowering the drinking age to 18.
5. As the economy slumps, the state’s tribal casinos are finding revenues:
a) Increasing a not-so-modest 22 percent.
b) Doubling, as winning is the only way to make ends meet.
c) Declining, as people have to eat, but gambling isn’t required.
6. A home drug test from a California-based company called Confirm Biosciences can test this from your teen for suspected drug use:
c) Text messages.
7. About 400 Havasupai tribal members live in the village of Supai:
a) In the hurricane-prone Florida Keys.
b) In the flood plains around Bangladesh.
c) At the bottom of the Grand Canyon.
8. Australian media said a lost baby humpback whale thought it had found its mother, but it had bonded with:
a) A yacht.
b) A great white shark.
c) A swimmer wearing a pair of XXXL trunks.
9. Turns out the Bigfoot carcass encased in a block of ice and touted as proof of the creature’s existence was:
a) A possum-skin coat.
b) A space alien.
c) A rubber gorilla suit.
10. Norman police are undergoing training to help them better relate to:
a) Children who are victims of crime.
b) One another — improving teamwork.
c) Muslim residents and the Islamic culture.
11. A Blanchard retiree named George Huggins has worked for years on an invention that enables people to carry a table and chairs in:
a) The back seat of a passenger car.
b) A backpack.
c) A can, called Table-N-A-Tote.
12. Devon’s planned downtown headquarters, at a height of 925 feet, will be the largest building project in the state, costing:
a) $75 million.
b) $750 million.
c) $7.5 billion.
13. West Palm Beach, Fla., residents were warned to stay inside because:
a) A train carrying chlorine granules had derailed.
b) An ozone alert was making breathing difficult.
c) A Bengal tiger had escaped from a wildlife sanctuary.
14. In states where this is allowed, a boy is three times more likely to get this than a girl:
a) A soda with his school lunch.
b) Paddled for bad behavior.
c) An F on a spelling test.
15. A federal judge in Arizona has ruled an online retailer can print this on his “Bush lied” T-shirts:
a) A list of the troops killed in Iraq.
b) A picture of the president with a pig’s nose.
c) The designer’s phone number so he can collect donations.
How did you do on the quiz? Here are the correct answers:
Answers: 1-C; 2-A; 3-B; 4-C; 5-A; 6-A; 7-C; 8-A; 9-C; 10-C; 11-C; 12-B; 13-C; 14-B; 15-A.