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. Which Arizona official was mysteriously missing from the state this week?

a) Gov. Jan Brewer
b) Phoenix Mayor Greg Stanton
c) Sheriff Joe Arpaio
d) Attorney General Tom Horne

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The answer to question #1 is (a) Gov. Jan Brewer. Click here to read the story.

2. Which Valley grocery store chain could be closing?

a) Bashas'
b) Fresh & Easy
c) Albertson's
d) Fry's

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The answer to question #2 is (b) Fresh & Easy. Click here to read the story.

3. Where was an ASU student, who is now missing, last seen Friday night?

a) His on-campus dorm room
b) In a parking garage
c) Tempe Marketplace
d) On Mill Avenue

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

4. What was the name of a Boston Terrier that was stolen during a burglary but later returned to its owner?

a) Malarkey
b) Bacon
c) Mallory
d) Beacon

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

5. How old was a boy who was left standing on a corner after a school bus dropped him off in a miscommunication with the school?

a) 6
b) 4
c) 5
d) 7

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The answer to question #5 is (c) 5. Click here to read the story.

6. What did a suspect use to try to stab a Walmart worker in Chandler while attempting to steal $450 worth of merchandise?

a) A hunting knife
b) A screwdriver
c) A steak knife
d) A tire iron

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

7. Five bottles of what toxic substance were found at a Glendale trailer park, forcing its evacuation?

a) Nitric acid
b) Cyanide
c) Arsenic
d) Mercury

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

8. Freshman House members in Washington competed for what this week?

a) A strategic apartment location
b) Peer votes
c) A parking spot
d) Office space

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The answer to question #8 is (d) office space. Click here to read the story.

9. In which Valley school district was a football coach fired for alleged harsh treatment of players?

a) Buckeye
b) Chandler
c) Gilbert
d) Tempe

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

10. What did Peoria and Glendale firefighters train for last week?

a) Certification for mountain rescues
b) Certification for high rise rescue
c) Certification for search and rescue dogs
d) Certification for underwater rescue

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The answer to #10 is (c) certification for search and rescue dogs. Click here to read the story.

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