[an error occurred while processing this directive]
BBC News
watch One-Minute World News
Last Updated: Thursday, 6 April 2006, 16:56 GMT 17:56 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
A chapter of a textbook used in schools in the Indian state of Rajasthan has caused an outcry. But which of the following were NOT compared unfavourably with donkeys in the supposedly satirical chapter?
A: Politicians
B: Teachers
C: Wives
Question 2
Former champion boxer Mike Tyson was in the news this week. Which historical communist leader does he have tattooed onto his arm?
A: Mao Zedong (China)
B: Josef Stalin (USSR)
C: Enver Hoxha (Albania)
Question 3
What was unusual about a by-election in Kuwait on Tuesday?
A: Expatriate workers from South Asian were allowed to vote
B: A camel was among the candidates
C: Women voted for the first time
Question 4
"I know we've made tactical errors [in Iraq] - thousands of them, I'm sure." Said who?
A: The US ambassador to Iraq, Zalmay Khalilzad
B: Top US lawmaker Tom DeLay, who resigned
C: US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who visited the UK
Question 5
Who did the manufacturers of a Swedish fish delicacy angrily brand "culturally illiterate" after they banned the product this week?
A: Owners of a Swedish fast-food chain
B: The education ministry, which banned the dish from school dinners
C: International airlines
Question 6
This week, we reported on the forthcoming publication of a translation of a the 3rd or 4th Century AD Gospel of Judas discovered in Egypt. What ancient language has the text - which tells the story of the death of Jesus from the point of view of Judas Iscariot - been translated from?
A: Coptic
B: Aramaic
C: Greek
Question 7
Archaeologists in Pakistan have found evidence to suggest our stone-age ancestors had a version of which modern-day tool?
A: Dental drill
B: Garlic press
C: Megaphone

 Press the button and see how you have done





PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific