Thanks for playing our Radio News Quiz, sponsored by Canyon Ranch Woodside. From all correct entries, we’ll randomly select one winner each month for a two-night weekend stay at Canyon Ranch Woodside, a wellness retreat in the Redwoods.

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Listen to KQED on the radio throughout the day, then tune in at 5:49 pm for the daily news quiz question. Submit your answer below. Good luck!

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Winners of the KQED News Quiz in July-December receive the Special Canyon Ranch Woodside Just Be Here Experience. It includes three days, two nights at the Canyon Ranch Wellness Retreat in Woodside, California for two in shared Treehouse accommodations; $200 nightly resort credit per person towards spa, sports, and wellness services; three nutritious farm-fresh meals daily, and unlimited snacks and non-alcoholic beverages; Use of all facilities including the spa, indoor pool, and hiking trails; Over 20 complimentary activities daily including fitness classes, art classes, guided hikes, and wellness presentations; and complimentary on-site parking. Approximate prize value is $6,425. Restrictions: Stays valid Thursday through Monday only, based on availability at time of booking. Valid for 12 months from issuance. May be transferred.

Contest Rules:

To enter, submit your answer to the on-air question presented in the 5 pm hour weekdays; deadline for the day’s question is until 5 pm the following weekday. You may enter once per day. At the last day of July-December, one winner will be randomly drawn from correct entries to receive the grand prize. Three grand prizes will be offered monthly for three months. Winner will be notified by e-mail. Multiple email attempts will be made to contact the winner, but if there is no response by the last day of the month, another winner will be picked. You must be a California resident and 18 years or older to participate. Employees of KQED are not eligible to enter.

Curious how you did?

Here are previous answers:

Feb. 12 Question: This weekend’s Freakonomics Radio featured an extended interview with the president of what university?

Answer: Wesleyan

Feb. 13 Question: Today’s Morning Edition spotlighted promising efforts to address drug addiction in what nation?

Answer: Portugal

Feb. 14  Question: Last night’s Fresh Air’s Sam Briger spoke with an actor whose recent Oscar-nominated role is a departure from past characters he’s played. Name the actor.

Answer: Mark Ruffalo

Feb. 15  Question: Driven by outrage over markups on Taylor Swift tickets, what state was featured on All Things Considered for going to legislative battle with bots?

Answer: Arizona

Feb. 16  Question: Today’s guest on Forum unpacked ways to handle what emotion in relationships?

Answer: Anger


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