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Weekly world news quiz

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 was the code-name used by the US Secret Service when referring to President-elect Barack Obama?
A: Resilience
B: Ruthless
C: Renegade
Question 2
In Italy, who is benefiting from the credit crunch, according to a recent report?
A: Wine-growers
B: The mafia
C: The Catholic Church
Question 3
The European Commission has scrapped controversial rules that prevent oddly-sized or misshapen fruit and vegetables being sold in Europe. How did the EU's agriculture commissioner describe the change?
A: "A new dawn for the curvy cucumber and the knobbly carrot"
B: "A fresh chance for misshapen pears and bumpy apples"
C: "A sea-change for cosmetically challenged vegetables"
Question 4
Researchers suggest what may be the key indicator of the risk of early death?
A: Shade of eye colour
B: Love handles
C: Body mass index
Question 5
Car manufacturer Honda has unveiled a new piece of equipment for its factory workers. What?
A: Illuminated magnifying glasses
B: Bionic legs
C: A scented silicon face mask
Question 6
What stunt did a fairtrade group perform in a London train station last week, to raise awareness of their cause?
A: They replaced the station clock with one made from fairtrade sugar
B: They took over the Tannoy system
C: They stripped down to their underwear
Question 7
Scientists in Mexico have discovered how to make synthetic diamonds using which unusual ingredient?
A: Tequila
B: Aloe Vera
C: Chaya leaves

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