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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
In an interview on US television Mel Gibson described his recent anti-Semitic outburst as "the stupid ramblings of a drunkard". He said he didn't want people to think of him as what?
A: A role model
B: A monster
C: A bigot
Question 2
Which city did President Putin return to this week more than 20 years after being stationed there as a KGB spy?
A: Vienna
B: Dresden
C: London
Question 3
What did French officials announce was to be banned next year?
A: Eating frogs legs
B: Smoking in public places
C: The highly alcoholic drink absinthe
Question 4
What item left by the side of the road after a wedding party sparked a major security alert in Germany this week?
A: A pile of jelly
B: A ticking clock in a gift box
C: A wedding limousine
Question 5
Google is buying the hot young video-sharing website YouTube. How much are the founders said to be receiving each for the 20-month-old company.
A: $400 million
B: $200 million
C: $50 million
Question 6
China's richest person is for the first time a woman, according to a list published this week. How did she make her money?
A: Construction
B: Textiles
C: Paper recycling
Question 7
Rockstar David Bowie said this week he had "hit the Holy Grail of animation gigs". What is he going to do a voice-over for?
A: A cartoon version of Monty Python's musical Spamalot
B: Toy story 3
C: An episode of SpongeBob SquarePants

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