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Last Updated: Thursday, 1 June 2006, 15:23 GMT 16:23 UK
Weekly world news quiz
The week in questions

It's the end of another week... Just how much do you remember about the headlines from the past seven days?

Test your knowledge of world news events in our quiz.

When you've got your result, why not e-mail the quiz to your friends to see how they measure up?

Question 1
Letters from philosopher Voltaire to Catherine The Great sold for world record $750,000 at auction. How did he sign some of the letters?
A: The Old Hermit
B: The Old Optimist
C: The Old Troublemaker
Question 2
Which charismatic politician was satirised in a film of his life this week - with the film-maker saying the subject made a better actor than a politician?
A: Arnold Schwarzenegger
B: Jacques Chirac
C: Silvio Berlusconi
Question 3
The actor who has portrayed Colombian coffee icon Juan Valdez for four decades has stepped down. What quality must his replacement have?
A: A way with the ladies
B: A knack with mules
C: A bushy moustache
Question 4
Students hoping to study for a degree in North Korea will have to do what first?
A: Give up smoking
B: Get a hair cut
C: Watch all of leader Kim Jong-il's films
Question 5
What event was reportedly described by the government in Chechnya as the "best symbol of a qualitatively new stage in the restoration of normal life in the republic"?
A: The launch of a national lottery
B: A national beauty contest
C: The passing of a law to change the name of the capital Grozny
Question 6
Which country has just issued a 100,000 dollar bank note in its local currency?
A: Barbados
B: Zimbabwe
C: Brunei
Question 7
What is Batmanís female counterpart Batwoman set to make a comeback into the world of crime fighting as?
A: A "lipstick lesbian"
B: A single mother
C: A peace activist

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