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News Quiz 02/22

Caitlin Clark broke the NCAA record for hoops scoring on Feb. 15.

1. What two stuffed animal brands are involved in a legal battle regarding “knockoffs?”
a. Webkinz and Build-a-Bear
b. Squishmallows and Jelly Cat
c. Jelly Cat and Build-a-Bear
d. Squishmallows and Build-a-Bear

2. Which type of animal is pregnant in a North Carolina aquarium even though there are no males of her species in her enclosure?
a. Shark
b. Stingray
c. Clownfish
d. Octopus

3. Caitlin Clark, who just broke the NCAA record for hoops scoring, is a member of what college basketball team?
a. The University of Utah Utes
b. The University of Kansas Jayhawks
c. The University of Iowa Hawkeyes
d. The Creighton University Bluejays

4. Which Davis County city is getting a new playground, designed by an 11-year-old?
a. Clearfield
b. Layton
c. Bountiful
d. Kaysville

1. The answer is D, Squismallows and Build-a-Bear. According to KSL, Squishmallow has filed an intellectual property lawsuit over a new line of stuffed animals from Build-a-Bear called “Skoosherz,” which Squishmallow claims is too similar to their own product line.

2. The answer is B, Stingray. According to AP News, in a case that is baffling marine biologists, a stingray in an aquarium in Charlotte, North Carolina, is pregnant though there are no male stingrays in her enclosure. Scientists have theorized that either she is the first case of stingray asexual reproduction or one of the male sharks in the enclosure has gotten her pregnant. This case cannot be solved until she gives birth and they can conduct a DNA test on the offspring.

3. The answer is C, The University of Iowa Hawkeyes. According to ESPN, Iowa basketball player Caitlin Clark broke the NCAA record and her team’s single game scoring record on Feb. 15 in a game against the Michigan Wolverines.

4. The answer is A, Clearfield. According to FOX13, Clearfield’s Bicentennial Park will be getting a new playground designed by an 11-year-old girl after seeing designs for another park.

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