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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 did travelling salesman Jamie Howard, of the US state of Idaho, offer to one of his potential customers after knocking on his front door?
A: His kidney
B: His wife
C: His vintage Chevrolet
Question 2
Which alcoholic spirit was administered to an Italian tourist in Australia as an antidote to a poison he had swallowed?
A: Gin
B: Vodka
C: Grappa
Question 3
The widow of India's most famous bandit is demanding that a new television series about her late husband be banned, why?
A: She says it will corrupt society
B: She says it does not reflect her contribution her husband's success
C: She says it will traumatise her daughters
Question 4
What surprise request did a Pittsburgh supermarket cashier receive from one of her customers?
A: He dropped to one knee and asked her to marry him
B: He demanded that she give him change from a million-dollar note
C: He asked if she wanted to become the star of a new Broadway musical, "Checkout"
Question 5
What item was Peggy Whitson, set to be the first woman to command the International Space Station, presented with ahead of her journey into space?
A: The original lightsaber used by Luke Skywalker in Star Wars
B: A compass
C: A whip
Question 6
What new modern art exhibit at Londonís Tate Gallery caused two visitors to fall over?
A: A slippery glass coating which transforms the floor into a mirror reflecting the ceiling
B: Banana skins strewn across the floor as part of an exhibit on disposable art
C: A 167m-long crack which snakes across the gallery floor
Question 7
Six Japanese civil servants working for the ministry of agriculture were reprimanded last week. Why?
A: For spending hours at work amending entries to Wikipedia on animated robots
B: For organising a thrice-weekly "chanoyu" or tea ceremony in the afternoons
C: For placing hundreds of online bets on sumo wrestling contests

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