John Arendt

Social media, including sites like Facebook, play an important role in contemporary society. (Dreamstime/TNS photo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about social behaviour?

Social conventions, including social distancing, are part of living in a society

Social media, including sites like Facebook, play an important role in contemporary society. (Dreamstime/TNS photo)
In this image released by NASA, Comet Neowise, left, is seen in the eastern horizon above Earth in this image taken from the International Space Station on Sunday, July 5, 2020. (NASA via AP)

QUIZ: How much do you know about space?

The International Space Station has been in space for more than 20 years

In this image released by NASA, Comet Neowise, left, is seen in the eastern horizon above Earth in this image taken from the International Space Station on Sunday, July 5, 2020. (NASA via AP)
Over the years, Janice Blackie-Goodine’s home in Summerland has featured elaborate Halloween displays and decorations each October. (File photo)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

Oct. 31 is a night of frights. How much do you know about Halloween customs and traditions?

Over the years, Janice Blackie-Goodine’s home in Summerland has featured elaborate Halloween displays and decorations each October. (File photo)
(Image by Ulrike Leone from Pixabay)

QUIZ: A celebration of colour

Fall in British Columbia is a time to enjoy a spectrum of vivid colours

(Image by Ulrike Leone from Pixabay)
Advance voting is already underway in the 42nd general election in British Columbia. Election day is Oct. 24.(Black Press files photo)

QUIZ: Are you ready for the B.C. election?

Take this short test and see how much you know about elections and voting

Advance voting is already underway in the 42nd general election in British Columbia. Election day is Oct. 24.(Black Press files photo)

QUIZ: Cheers to B.C.’s beers

October is Craft Beer Month in British Columbia

QUIZ: Where there’s a will, there’s a way

The week of Oct. 4 to 10 is Make-a-Will Week in British Columbia. Have you made your will?

QUIZ: Do you know what’s on TV?

Fall is normally the time when new television shows are released

QUIZ: A celebration of apples

September is the start of the apple harvest

QUIZ: Are you ready for the school year?

How much do you know about schools and education?

QUIZ: How much do you really know about work and labour

The Labour Day weekend, in early September, is a time to celebrate workers

QUIZ: The bare facts about bears

As summer ends, bear sightings will become more common. How much do you know about bears?

Evacuation alert partially lifted for Christie Mountain wildfire in Okanagan

Alert for 3,669 homes had been issued on Aug. 18 due to Christie Mountain wildfire

QUIZ: Exploring the World Wide Web

On Aug. 23, 1991, the World Wide Web was released to the public. How much do you know about the web?

QUIZ: How much do you know about the RCMP?

Canada’s national police force marks its 100th anniversary in 2020

QUIZ: Do you know the truth?

In what has been described as a post-truth era, how much do you know about truth and lies?

Penticton homes evacuated due to wildfire northwest of city

Emergency vehicles are at the scene near Sage Mesa, evacuation centre set up in Penticton

QUIZ: How much do you know about British Columbia?

On this B.C. Day long weekend, put your knowledge of our province to the test

QUIZ: A summer’s day on the water

How much do you know about boats and other watercraft?

QUIZ: In honour of Prince George

The heir to the British throne celebrates his birthday on July 22