Arizona news quiz: Were you paying attention?

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. How many schools are proposed for closure in the Tucson Unified School District?

a) 8
b) 15
c) 6
d) 11

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The answer to question #1 is (d) 11. Click here to read the story.

2. Where was a S. Arizona burglary suspect caught by police?

a) Driving a stolen vehicle
b) Coming out of a house with an armload of stolen items
c) Camped out in a Walmart parking lot
d) Working for the police department

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The answer to question #2 is (a) driving a stolen vehicle. Click here to read the story.

3. What did burglars steal from a north Phoenix home?

a) An urn with a family member's ashes
b) A rare breed bird
c) Christmas presents
d) The outdoor Christmas lights

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The answer to question #3 is (c) Christmas presents. Click here to read the story.

4. Who was it that saved a woman from an Apache Junction house fire?

a) Her neighbor
b) Her nephew
c) Her son
d) Her husband

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The answer to question #4 is (d) her husband. Click here to read the story.

5. What service was interrupted then restored for Wickenburg customers on Sunday?

a) Electrical power service
b) 911 service
c) Water service
d) Fire response service

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The answer to question #5 is (b) 911 service. Click here to read the story.

6. What were certain Valley stores having a hard time keeping their shelves stocked with before Christmas?

a) Cell phones
b) Guns
c) Easy-Bake ovens
d) Fireworks

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The answer to #6 is (b) guns. Click here to read the story.

7. In which Arizona city was a woman accused of embezzling funds from a property owners association?

a) Prescott
b) Tucson
c) Yuma
d) Flagstaff

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The answer to question #7 is (a) Prescott. Click here to read the story.

8. What is reportedly hurting property values in Tubac and Rio Rico?

a) A new border fence
b) The presence of Border Patrol agents
c) Undocumented immigrants crossing the border
d) A border checkpoint

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The answer to question #8 is (d) a border checkpoint. Click here to read the story.

9. What was banned in Maricopa County on Christmas Eve?

a) Leaf blowers
b) Drinking and driving
c) Wood burning
d) Caroling door-to-door

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

10. What was a Tucson boy caught with in his backpack?

a) Marijuana
b) A loaded gun
c) An unloaded gun
d) Cocaine

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The answer to #10 is (b) a loaded gun. Click here to read the story.

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