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Weekly world news quiz

It's nearly the end of another week... Just how much do you remember about the headlines from the past seven days?

Test your knowledge of news events from around the world in our quiz.

When you get your result, you can click through to the stories we published on each subject. Then, why not e-mail the quiz to your friends to see how they measure up?

Question 1
What "strong message" did the naked photo at Sydney Opera House send, according to the artist and organiser Spencer Tunick?
A: Australians embrace a free and equal society
B: Australians love to get their kit off
C: It’s time to take action against global warming
Question 2
How did Greek singer and former Euro MP Nana Mouskouri offer to help ease her country's financial troubles?
A: She offered the royalties of all her songs
B: She embarked on a series of fundraising concerts
C: She offered up her European Parliament pension
Question 3
"If they cannot do it, we will help them," declared Russian President Dmitry Medvedev. What was he offering to do this week?
A: Fix the toilet problems on the International Space Station
B: Write resignation letters for Russian Olympic officials
C: Help Iran enrich uranium
Question 4
The earth was likened to a type of marble this week - in the context of which story?
A: Nasa's latest detailed images of the Earth revealing its true colours
B: The theory that Chile's devastating quake may have speeded up the Earth's rotation
C: Research indicating a huge space rock may have exploded over Antarctica thousands of years ago
Question 5
Who is suing the makers of the Oscar-nominated film The Hurt Locker?
A: The makers of Avatar, after a Hurt Locker producer asked Academy members to rank his film above its Oscar rival
B: A US army sergeant who says the central character in the film is based on him
C: A little-known song-writer, who says the title music is based on one of his songs
Question 6
Avant, Maxthon and Sleipnir. What are they?
A: Money-sharing applications on Facebook
B: Botnets uncovered by the Spanish police
C: Alternatives to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser
Question 7
What did one American boy do to provoke the comment: "That's what you get, guys, when the kids are out of school"?
A: Bungee jumped off the roof of Durban's World Cup stadium
B: Directed planes at a major airport
C: Found the fossilised remains of a snake that dined on dinosaur eggs

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