Arizona news quiz: Were you paying attention? 11-16-2012

PHOENIX - How much do you remember about events in the news this past week?

Take our quiz and find out if you were really paying attention.

Hey, no Googling! See how well you do without peeking.

The quiz begins on the next page

1. In which new congressional district did Kyrsten Sinema beat Vernon Parker in a tight race?

a) 11th
b) 9th
c) 6th
d) 10th

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The answer to question #1 is (b) 9th. Click here to read the story.

2. What was a suspect trying to grab when a teen was stabbed by another suspect?

a) Cell phone
b) Laptop
c) Necklace
d) Purse

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The answer to question #2 is (c) necklace. Click here to read the story.

3. What happened to five firefighters at a scene in Glendale on Monday?

a) They were shocked by live wires
b) They were stung thousands of times by bees
c) They fell through a roof
d) They were bitten by pit bulls

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The answer to question #3 is (a) they were shocked by live wires. Click here to read the story.

4. What was Pima County man Gary Lynn Nixon accused of running?

a) A massage parlor giving sexual favors
b) A chop shop
c) An illegal day care from his home
d) A drug ring

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The answer to question #4 is (b) a chop shop Click here to read the story.

5. What did a man run over by his wife in a parking lot tell police was the reason she did it?

a) He watched too much football
b) He wouldn't watch the kids while she shopped
c) He had an affair
d) He didn't vote

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The answer to question #5 is (d) he didn't vote. Click here to read the story.

6. The sale of which famous Arizona home fell through this week?

a) David Wright house
b) Wrigley mansion
c) Riordan Mansion
d) Tovrea Castle

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The answer to #6 is (a) David Wright house. Click here to read the story.

7. Photos in which Valley case were released by police this week?

a) Baseline Rapist
b) Baby Gabriel
c) Jhessye Shockley
d) Serial Shooters

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The answer to question #7 is (c) Jhessye Shockley. Click here to read the story.

8. Which country singer visited the Valley for a children's hospital charity event?

a) Tim McGraw
b) Garth Brooks
c) Brad Paisley
d) Blake Shelton

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The answer to question #8 is (b) Garth Brooks. Click here to read the story.

9. What is a Scottsdale hotel clerk in hot water over?

a) Short sheeting beds in a dozen rooms
b) Calling in a fake bomb threat
c) Telling police he'd been sexually assaulted by a female customer in a room
d) Spitting in a soda glass before delivering it to a customer

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The answer to question #9 is (b) calling in a fake bomb threat. Click here to read the story.

10. What were ASU students protesting on Wednesday?

a) Low teacher-to-student ratios
b) Classroom gum chewing ban
c) Longer class periods
d) Full campus tobacco ban

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The answer to #10 is (d) full campus tobacco ban. Click here to read the story.

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