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. State public safety officials are monitoring 14,000 drivers because:
a) They are driving under suspension.
b) Their parents have asked them to.
c) Medical issues may make driving questionable.
2. The money from car tags goes to:
a) The schools in the district where the tag was bought.
b) A fund that is divided among all the school districts.
c) Pay for new roads and bridges.
3. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson says the world needs more:
4. A U.S. military judge has ruled professed 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed doesn’t need this in his cell:
a) Internet access.
5. A Texas computer game designer has fulfilled a childhood dream to:
a) Go into space.
b) Eat 45 slices of pizza in 10 minutes.
c) Set the world record on PacMan.
6. The last state quarter will be issued in November with:
c) Puerto Rico.
7. Hotdog chowhound Joey Chestnut’s new competitive eating title involved:
a) 45 slices of pizza in 10 minutes.
b) 12 kinds of mustard on 24 dogs.
c) 108 pickled jalapenos in five minutes.
8. The Arizona Cardinals became the first NFL team to score a game-winning touchdown by:
a) Blocking a punt.
b) Running backward.
c) Recovering a fumble.
9. A study has found that the higher your income and education levels are, the lower:
a) Your child’s chances of early death.
b) The number of calories in your dinner.
c) Your chances of shopping at Walmart.
10. Fewer than 17,000 kidney transplants are performed annually although this many people are on the national waiting list:
How did you do on the quiz? Here are the correct answers:
1-C, 2-B, 3-C, 4-A, 5-A, 6-B, 7-A, 8-A, 9-A, 10-B