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Last Updated: Thursday, 8 June 2006, 15:09 GMT 16:09 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
Web users are being enlisted to monitor live surveillance footage and report any on any illegal activity. Where are the security cameras?
A: In the German city of Leipzig, which will host World Cup matches
B: The US border between Texas and Mexico
C: Banana plantations in Australia, which are being targeted by fruit rustlers
Question 2
Which cartoon character was honoured by the Dalai Lama this week?
A: Tintin - for Tintin in Tibet
B: Asterix - for the thinly veiled criticism of the US administration in Asterix And The Falling Sky
C: The Simpsons - for an episode in which Homer becomes a Buddhist
Question 3
A pair of cloned mules was entered for a professional race in the US state of Nevada. How did they do?
A: Dead heat for first place
B: They came in several places apart
C: Both pulled up with muscle strains
Question 4
What did Italian police seize from football legend Diego Maradona during a charity match in Naples, in order to auction and claim some of the 30m euros ($39m) owed in back taxes?
A: His shirt - the one he wore during the famous World Cup "hand of God" incident
B: His two $18,000 Rolex watches which he wears at the same time, one on each wrist
C: His football boots
Question 5
President Bush stepped into the gay marriage debate, calling for an amendment to the constitution. Who did he blame for trying to redefine the nature of marriage?
A: Activist courts
B: Liberal media
C: Agnostics and atheists
Question 6
This week saw the date 6/6/06. What is the fear of the number 666 widely known as?
A: Heterophobia
B: Peur-des-sixes
C: Hexakosioihexekontahexaphobia
Question 7
A relic - of a hand - has returned to Russia after 90 years and is about to embark on a country-wide tour. Whose hand is it said to be?
A: John the Baptist's
B: Pushkin's
C: Ivan the Terrrible's

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