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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
Spam accounts for 97% of all e-mails sent over the net - according to a new report by Microsoft. What did it identify as making up the majority of spam mails?
A: Pornography
B: Drug adverts
C: Banking scams
Question 2
Two ultra-Orthodox Jewish newspapers altered a picture of Israel's cabinet before publication. What did they remove because of fears of causing offence?
A: "Non-kosher" mobile phones
B: Female ministers
C: Refreshments laid out for the cabinet meeting
Question 3
US carmaker General Motors is joining with scooter maker Segway to make a new type of two-seat electric vehicle. The vehicle, which has a top speed of 35mph, will be called:
A: Puma
B: Meerkat
C: Bob cat
Question 4
What amounted to a "Ferrari without a paint job"?
A: The Irish emergency budget
B: North Korea's "failed" rocket launch
C: The leaking of Hugh Jackman's film X-Men Origins
Question 5
Former Beatles Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr performed together at a New York charity show on Saturday night - which song did Paul McCartney dedicate to Barack Obama?
A: Blackbird
B: Carry that Weight
C: Michelle
Question 6
"I don't think it's out of place," said Silvio Berlusconi this week, in response to criticism for which gaffe by the Italian prime minister?
A: Leaving Angela Merkel waiting on the red carpet to take a mobile phone call
B: Angering the Queen by shouting too loudly at a group photograph
C: Telling earthquake survivors to enjoy the camping
Question 7
Researchers studying chimpanzees in Ivory Coast say that chimps often enter into deals - exchanging what for sex?
A: Fur
B: Meat
C: Grooming

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