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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
How is the Australian navy looking after the "holistic needs" of service personnel?
A: By allowing cosmetic surgery to be paid with public money
B: By paying for them to attend stress-busting aromatherapy and acupuncture sessions
C: By allowing shamans to regularly visit ships to rid them of "negative energy"
Question 2
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is about to fly to the US to attend a UN meeting. But where has he been denied permission to visit in New York?
A: The Statue of Liberty
B: Ground Zero
C: The Empire State Building
Question 3
How is the mayor of Venice planning to deal with the pigeon plague besieging his Italian city?
A: By encouraging people to cook traditional Venetian pigeon recipes
B: By banning the rice traditionally thrown at newly-weds as they leave church
C: By encircling rooftops with an electric fence
Question 4
A Hong Kong woman went to great lengths to rescue her beloved pet pooch this week. What exactly did she do?
A: She grappled with a 4.5 metre (15 foot) Burmese python
B: She balanced on a window ledge on the 22nd storey of a building
C: She dived into the harbour in her business suit
Question 5
What did a Russian billionaire splash out on this week, spending a total of 20m?
A: Shares in a non league English football club
B: A lifetime's supply of golden Osetra caviar
C: The entire contents of an auction of 450 Russian artworks
Question 6
What further risk do female smokers face, according to a study published this week?
A: An increased risk of cervical cancer
B: A higher likelihood of problems when trying to conceive
C: An increased likelihood of having non-inflammatory acne, dubbed "smokers' acne face"
Question 7
What has happened to the Minneapolis airport toilet where US senator Larry Craig was arrested for allegedly soliciting gay sex?
A: It has been stolen
B: It has become a tourist attraction
C: It was mysteriously turned into a shrine

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