Are you a master of this week’s news? News Masters Quiz July 22-26

Jul 26, 2019, 1:17 PM | Updated: 3:33 pm
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The guys from the Nightside Project Podcast are back for another grudge match. See how you stack up against Ethan Millard and Alex Kirry.

A Colorado company says they've developed a way to provide more elbow room for passengers on commercial airlines. What are they suggesting?

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The design comes from Colorado startup Molon Labe Seating, and solves the awkward middle seat issue by staggering the layout. Their design puts the middle seat slightly behind the aisle and window seats and lowers it a bit. They also widened it three to five inches wider than the standard 18-inch seat.

Heads up in Herriman! A man says he was attacked by this while out hiking this week.

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You're pretty smart, you should get this one, it's not like you're a bird brain 😉
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Luckily the man only suffered a few scratches on his head after the bird attacked him along the Juniper Crest trail. Experts at the Tracy Aviary say that if something like this happens to you it's best to protect your face and head and leave the area.

The plant-based food craze has reached ICE CREAM! This national chain is launching two new vegan ice cream options. They'll offer non-dairy chocolate chip cookie dough and non-dairy chocolate extreme in stores beginning this month. Which chain is it?

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They might have to change their names after this.
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Baskin-Robbins, the world’s largest ice cream chain is rolling out its new vegan ice cream flavors to stores nationwide on August 1st. The new options are made with a base of coconut oil and almond butter and Baskin-Robbins says they've been working on it for the last 2 years.

Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York is usually known for hosting the US Open. A different three-day event begins today. The worlds best players will compete for a $30 million prize pool by playing what video game?

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You've probably seen plenty of kids doing the dances popularized by this game in public.
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With some of the games most well known Fortnite personalities like Ninja and Dr. Lupo didn't qualify, this weekends games will feature many unknown teenagers that qualified playing on their home systems. Winners in the solo and duo categories can each snag $3 million, before taxes (duo partners will split the money). The Duos prize will be awarded Saturday, and the solo champions on Sunday.

A well known historic landmark near downtown Salt Lake City will be replaced beginning next month because replacement parts are getting harder to find. Which landmark is it?

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It's not Doug Wright, he's healthy as an ox
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The iconic neon sign has been hanging since the 1950s but will be removed starting on Aug. 1.

This Major League Baseball team has held "Mormon Night" every summer for decades, but they changed the name this year to follow a new recommendation. which team held "Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Family Night" last Friday?

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It's been a tradition in LA for more than 40 years
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The Dodgers ended up beating the Miami Marlins 2-1, with thousands of Church members and friends in attendance. Elder Neil L. Andersen of the Quorum of the Twelve Apostles threw the first pitch.

Kylie Jenner makes more money off Instagram than anyone else. A survey released this week shows she makes more than her half-sister Kim Kardashian, Beyonce, and Ariana Grande. She makes more money on one post than many people may earn in a lifetime. How much does she make on one Instagram post?

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It's way more than you're probably thinking.
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It's $1.27 million. Better work on figuring out your angles.

A survey released this week reported 96% of teachers nationwide reported paying for some school supplies for their own students. How much does the average teacher personally spend per year on supplies for his or her classroom?

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It's a fair bit.
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On average teachers are paying $470 out of pocket for supplies.

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