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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
"I'm a bit..." What? Complete the admission by Netherlands Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende this week.
A: Bourgeois
B: Boring
C: Bossy
Question 2
Who was given a raptuous, pop-star's welcome by thousands of university students on a trip to Vietnam this week?
A: Harry Potter author J K Rowling
B: Microsoft's Bill Gates
C: Footballer David Beckham
Question 3
Citizens of which country are being given a chance to help balance their nation's budget - in the form of an online game?
A: France
B: Mexico
C: Nigeria
Question 4
What has caused a run on C and D cup bras in China?
A: Improved nutrition, meaning bigger busts
B: The growing popularity of busty girl bands
C: More men using them for drag acts
Question 5
Why were scientists in Venezuela full of beans over a new discovery this week?
A: They discovered that beans were first cultivated by an ancient civilisation in Venezuela
B: Because they discovered that eating beans first thing in the morning is nutritionally the best thing since sliced bread
C: Because they reckon they've found a way to reduce the flatulence content of beans
Question 6
Why has the High Court in Delhi fined an Indian liquor company more than $18,000?
A: For using the word "Scot" in the name of its whisky
B: Because the whisky it was selling was too alcoholic
C: Because it used women to promote its whisky
Question 7
Magician David Blaine has announced his latest daredevil exploit, following his 44 days in a glass box suspended near the River Thames in London. What is he planning to do?
A: Lie fixed to the underside of a 40-tonne truck as it crosses the United States
B: Spend seven days in a water-filled container
C: Sit three days without water on a platform lowered into the crater of an active Hawaiian volcano

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