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Friday, 5 July, 2002, 10:24 GMT 11:24 UK
Quiz of the week's news
It's the end of the week, but there's no need to let your attention flag. Test yourself in BBC News Online's quick quiz.

If you don't do very well this week, try again next Friday - this quiz is here every week.

Who didn’t blame a poor sporting performance on a gippy tummy?
A: Monserrat’s Charles Thompson, captain the football team crowned the world’s worst after losing 4-0 to Bhutan
B: Britain’s Tim Henman, who only just scraped into the Wimbledon quarter-finals
C: Germany’s goalie Oliver Kahn, beaten twice by Ronaldo but still the best player in the World Cup
"Crass, distasteful and totally inappropriate." Who spoke out against a rallying cry?
A: Times reader David Goodenday, attacking the flag-waving antics of Henman fans
B: Hamid Karzai, attacking two Frenchman who have recreated the 1970 Paris-Kabul rally in a 2CV
C: Holocaust campaigner Lord Janner, attacking Rik Mayall’s Hitler impression in an anti-euro advert
"There must be a lot of mothers out there who are very angry with me, and they have every right to be." Who’s in mum’s bad books?
A: Footballer Ronaldo, whose bizarre new haircut is the new schoolyard craze
B: Gordon Gallup, who has found women who don’t use condoms are happier than those that do
C: Sir Cliff Richard, who has vowed not to sing for the crowds if it rains at Wimbledon
In a poll of American children, which of the following came highest in the top 25 most important people in the world?
A: US Secretary of State Colin Powell
B: Harry Potter author JK Rowling
C: Jesus Christ
"I can’t forget the sight of that animal sitting on the carpet." Who had trouble with a vulpes vulgaris?
A: The Heidelberg police presented with a two-foot Amazonian piranha caught in the nearby River Neckar
B: Peter Day and Sue Eastwood, whose baby Louis was mauled by a fox in their Kent home
C: Darren Beasley, who had to fit a wheel to his tortoise, Tina, after she lost a leg and got depressed
Who willingly paid £182,000 for a toilet?
A: Millionaire balloonist Steve Fossett, though he actually ended up using a bucket in his hi-tech capsule
B: Christopher Eliades, who bought a public loo in north London to convert into offices
C: Syke landowner Roy Stoten, who was fed up of clearing up after the 500 daily visitors travelling across his property to the Neist Point Lighthouse
Celebrity brace-wearer Tom Cruise, celebrity swimsuit-wearer Pamela Anderson and celebrity scowl-wearer Julie Burchill all celebrated birthdays this week. Put them in order, youngest first.
A: Cruise, Burchill, Pammy
B: Burchill, Pammy, Cruise
C: Pammy, Cruise, Burchill


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