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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
What inspired a song that, thanks to the internet, topped the French singles charts this week?
A: The controversy surrounding the winner of the Tour de France cycle race
B: Zinedine Zidane's World Cup final headbutt
C: A satirical film about President Jacques Chirac
Question 2
What creatures have prompted a rescue mission by Brazil's armed forces?
A: Penguins stranded on Rio de Janeiro beaches
B: Monkeys found trapped on an oil tanker sailing to South Africa
C: Pink river dolphins washed out to sea after flash flooding on the Amazon
Question 3
How did Bolivia's President Evo Morales suffer a broken nose?
A: When right-wing demonstrators pelted the stage with fruit as he gave a speech
B: After being fouled by a goalkeeper as he played football
C: In an awkward fall while touring a coca plantation
Question 4
What upset locals about unusual confetti scattered at a French wedding?
A: Dye in the patriotic red, white and blue paper proved toxic to birds
B: It was made from shredded euro notes
C: It showed images of popes past and present
Question 5
Fidel Castro handed over power to his brother Raul this week after falling ill. How many US presidents has he outlasted?
A: Five
B: Seven
C: Nine
Question 6
What have transport officials in Delhi used to stop monkeys pestering passengers?
A: High-frequency sonic sirens not audible to the human ear
B: A system of mirrors, which make the monkeys think they are being attacked by themselves
C: Another monkey
Question 7
What food name is now back on the menu in the US House of Representatives?
A: Turkish delight
B: Danish pastries
C: French fries

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