Arizona news quiz: Were you paying attention?

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.

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1. What kind of scam were five people arrested for in Mesa this week?

a) Over-the-phone prescriptions
b) Medical marijuana
c) Tow company
d) Puppy mill

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The answer to question #1 is (c) tow company. Click here to read the story.

2. What are the Tempe city council, police and community members trying to find a solution for?

a) An increase in drunken behavior along Mill Avenue
b) An increase in homelessness
c) An increase in fraternity-related incidents
d) An increase in stray animals wandering neighborhoods

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The answer to question #2 is (c) an increase in fraternity-related incidents. Click here to read the story.

3. What was a Mesa woman sentenced for doing to her young daughter?

a) Leaving her in a dog crate while she went to buy drugs
b) Leaving her in a park while she went to have sex
c) Beating her for not eating dinner
d) Hitting her for soiling her diaper just after changing her.

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The answer to question #3 is (b) leaving her in a park while she went to have sex. Click here to read the story.

4. What is the number of Arizonans on food stamps, according to the Department of Economic Security?

a) 1 in 5
b) 1 in 3
c) 1 in 4
d) 1 in 10

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The answer to question #4 is (a) 1 in 5. Click here to read the story.

5. "Who" allegedly robbed a bank in north Phoenix?

a) The "Elf Bandit"
b) "Santa"
c) "Wayne Gretzky"
d) The "Grinch Bandit"

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The answer to question #5 is (b) "Santa". Click here to read the story.

6. What did a Prescott Valley man make a video of himself doing?

a) Spanking his 3-year-old son after the boy refused to eat dinner
b) Robbing a Circle K convenience store
c) Urinating outside the police station
d) Having sex with his underage girlfriend

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The answer to #6 is (d) having sex with his underage girlfriend. Click here to read the story.

7. How old is a teen accused of assaulting two Tempe police officers?

a) 16
b) 17
c) 18
d) 19

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The answer to question #7 is (d) 19. Click here to read the story.

8. What do police say two suspects were taking during 14 Valley robberies?

a) Liquor
b) Cigarettes
c) Beer
d) Oxycodone

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

9. Where did an Arizona man fly to meet an underage girl for sex?

a) Alabama
b) Colorado
c) Georgia
d) New Mexico

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The answer to question #9 is (c) Georgia. Click here to read the story.

10. What did a 19-year-old reportedly say he did with a 13-year-old girl in Phoenix?

a) Help her strangle herself
b) Rob a bank
c) Help her kill the family pet
d) Have sex

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The answer to #10 is (a) help her strangle herself. Click here to read the story.

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