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. Boys State camps, which teach teenagers about politics and democracy, started:
a) In Oklahoma, 1921.
b) In Illinois, 1935.
c) In Wyoming, 1957.
2. 18 U.S. soldiers recovered from the swine flu in what country?
3. Which team scored 11 runs in one inning to win the Big 12 Baseball Tournament championship game?
4. For every $100 Oklahoma spends on substance abuse, how much goes toward prevention?
c) 30 cents.
5. In comparison to some cities in the Rust Belt, home vacancy rates in the Oklahoma City area are what?
c) The same.
6. A Broken Arrow couple sell candles featuring which of the following scents?
a) Muscadine grape, mistletoe and rose rock.
b) Wet dog, puppy breath and kibble.
c) Pot roast, fishing dock and motor oil.
7. Who among Oklahoma’s delegation opposed Sonia Sotomayor’s nomination to the federal bench in 1998?
a) Jim Inhofe.
b) Tom Coburn.
c) Tom Cole.
8. The Oklahoma Legislature approved plans for a high school with what type of focus in Tulsa?
a) Energy industry careers.
b) Math and science.
c) The arts.
9. Wichita State baseball coach Gene Stephenson once backed out of coaching what Oklahoma team?
a) University of Central Oklahoma.
b) University of Oklahoma.
c) Oklahoma State University.
10. What animal do Coweta residents Vickie and Larry Smith own that officials say was violating a city ordinance?
How did you do on the quiz? Here are the correct answers:
1-B, 2-C, 3-C, 4-A, 5-A, 6-C, 7-A, 8-C, 9-B, 10-C.