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Last Updated: Thursday, 13 March 2008, 17:08 GMT
Weekly world news quiz
The week in questions graphic

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
Ants are famous for their teamwork but scientists have discovered that they also have another characteristic. What?
A: They can isolate other ants who hoard food
B: They can be devious, selfish and corrupt
C: They can become lazy and unco-operative when food sources are scarce
Question 2
How did two Japanese sisters manage to avoid paying inheritance tax on their fatherís fortune?
A: By declaring a far smaller sum had been inherited and hiding the rest in a shed
B: By keeping their fatherís death hidden from the authorities
C: By setting up a complex series of off-shore accounts to hide the money
Question 3
A priest taking part in the Vaticanís Clericus Cup Ė a tournament for Catholic priests and seminarians Ė was sent off for bad behaviour. What did he do?
A: He used the name of God in vain
B: He threw his shirt at the referee in anger
C: He attempted a Maradona-style handball
Question 4
Bolivian officials argued against a UN proposed ban on coca-chewing this week, saying that:
A: Economic productivity would plummet if such a ban were imposed
B: Coca cultivation provides income for the poorest sector of Bolivian society
C: It would be an attack on culture
Question 5
A British man is suing supermarket giant M&S for loss of earnings this week. What does he claim?
A: That he was unable to work after he slipped on a grape in the supermarket car-park
B: That he became obese due to high-calorie food
C: That burnt fingers from a microwave ready meal plunged him into a deep depression
Question 6
A German economist and a writer are planning to build a pyramid in eastern Germany and have managed to secure a government grant for the project. What do they suggest the structure could be used for?
A: A museum of Egyptology
B: As a nuclear waste storage facility
C: As a cemetery
Question 7
South Korea decided not to send 31-year-old astronaut Ko San into space on an international space agency mission because of complaints from Russian officials. What did Mr Ko do to deserve being denied his space trip?
A: He failed the psychological resilience test
B: He sent a training manual back to South Korea, by accident
C: His blood pressure rose above the recommended levels for space travel

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