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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
Who described his feat as a pursuit of happiness, not "about obsessing about numbers, or times, or dates"?
A: Showman David Blaine, who spent seven days in a water tank
B: British adventurer Karl Bushby, who was detained in Russia but will be able to continue his global walk
C: Steve 'Fat Man Walking' Vaught, who completed a walk across the US to lose weight
Question 2
In Spain, the prime minister has urged investors to be calm after police launched a probe into suspected fraudulent investment in what?
A: Postage stamps
B: Fine sherries
C: Time-share properties
Question 3
What reason did CIA chief Porter Goss give for suddenly resigning his post?
A: He said he wanted to spend more time with his family
B: He wants to earn more, working in industry
C: No reason given
Question 4
What did President Vladimir Putin define as Russia's most acute domestic problem, in his annual address?
A: Population decline
B: Alcoholism
C: Dealing with immigration
Question 5
Internet regulators have ruled against creating a domain for pornography websites. What was the proposed suffix?
A: .xxl
B: .xxx
C: .sex
Question 6
Pope Benedict XVI honoured the Swiss Guards - the small army that protects the Vatican - at a special mass. What were they marking?
A: The opening of a swish new barracks
B: Their 500th anniversary this year
C: The news they are being disbanded and must go back to Switzerland
Question 7
What did President George W Bush describe as his best moment in office?
A: The toppling of Saddam Hussein
B: Catching a whopping fish in his own lake
C: Meeting Nelson Mandela for the first time

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