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. A program at Taft and Jackson middle schools sends a police officer to homes when a student:
a) Is making a D or F.
b) Is missing school.
c) Writes graffiti on a bathroom wall.
2. Kingfisher elementary students dressed in period clothing to re-enact what?
a) Battle of Gettysburg.
b) Statehood Day.
c) Oklahoma Land Run.
3. A recent report shows what percentage of Oklahoma City Public Schools students graduated on time in the past 10 years?
a) 47 percent.
b) 75 percent.
c) 21 percent.
4. Documents sent to the NCAA reveal that OU issued new rules on athletes’ use of:
a) High-performance cars.
b) Facebook and MySpace.
5. What did a member of the Flaming Lips do when visiting the state Capitol that prompted debate in the House?
a) Sang off-key in a giant hamster ball.
b) Dressed like an alien while promoting the school of rock at UCO.
c) Wore a red shirt with a yellow hammer and sickle on it.
6. A record number of Oklahomans are seeking permits to carry what?
a) Pets into hospitals.
b) Outside foods into sports stadiums.
c) Concealed handguns.
7. Oklahoma native Kristin Chenoweth won a Tony Award for her role in which play?
a) “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”
c) “South Pacific.”
8. What will help pay for new runway lighting at Will Rogers World Airport?
a) A $44 million stimulus fund package.
b) An increase in landing fees.
c) A decrease in employee pay.
9. David Walters, president of Walters Power International, formerly held which of these state offices:
a) Insurance commissioner.
b) Energy secretary.
10. The Oklahoma House has passed a bill that would drop the state’s income tax from 5.5 percent to what rate?
a) 5 percent.
b) 4 percent.
c) 5.25 percent.
How did you do on the quiz? Here are the correct answers:
1-B, 2-C, 3-A, 4-B, 5-C, 6-C, 7-A, 8-A, 9-C, 10-B.