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. Which Oklahoma lawmaker requested the most Oklahoma earmarks in the federal spending bill?
a) Jim Inhofe.
b) Tom Coburn.
c) Dan Boren.
2. University of Oklahoma quarterback Sam Bradford was at the state Capitol to do what?
a) Play football with senators.
b) Register to vote.
c) Be congratulated by the Senate for his 2008 Heisman Trophy win.
3. Which song by Flaming Lips was chosen as Oklahoma’s state rock song?
a) “Do You Realize??”
b) “Love the World You Find.”
c) “Waitin’ for a Superman.”
4. A major motion picture to be filmed in Oklahoma will be based on what?
a) A popular comic book hero.
b) A 1952 pulp crime novel.
c) A children’s cartoon.
5. New figures show what percentage of U.S. homeowners were at least one month behind on their mortgages?
a) 3 percent.
b) 6 percent.
c) 12 percent.
6. Why did Duke’s coach say OU’s recent losses are good news?
a) They helped his team’s ranking.
b) He had a grudge against Jeff Capel.
c) Because they teach adversity.
7. Radio icon Paul Harvey, who died recently, was born in:
a) New York City.
b) Oklahoma City.
8. Carrie Underwood has been nominated for how many prizes in the upcoming Academy of Country Music Awards?
9. Amazon.com launched an application that allows users of what products to buy and read Kindle books?
a) iPhone and iPod Touch.
b) BlackBerry Storm.
c) Nintendo Wii.
10. State Rep. Shane Jett is proposing changes to the state flag. What else is he proposing?
a) Making “OK!” the official state abbreviation.
b) Installing a Rodgers and Hammerstein memorial downtown.
c) He isn’t proposing anything else.
How did you do on the quiz? Here are the correct answers:
1-A, 2-C, 3-A, 4-B, 5-C, 6-C, 7-C, 8-B, 9-A, 10-A.