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Quiz of the week's news

It's the Magazine's quiz of the week's news, 7 days 7 questions.

This quiz is published every Friday - but you can find it at any stage of the week on the Magazine index.



Question 1
"Many toilet walls depict works of similar merit." Of which of the exhibitions pictured above was this said?
A: Becks' Futures award
B: Saatchi Gallery's New Blood show
C: Tate Modern's Weather Project
D: 1970 show of John Lennon's drawings
Question 2
There's lots of work to be done to get Athens ready for the Olympics. But which of these structures ISN'T still to be completed?
A: Swimming pool roof
B: Airport railway
C: Stadium's glass dome
D: Marathon route
Question 3
"I think that Bush Jnr was inclined to finish a war that his father had precipitated against Iraq." Said who?
A: Ex-White House terror expert Richard Clarke in his tell-all book
B: Colin Powell's predecessor, Madeleine Albright at the 9/11 hearings
C: Former US president Jimmy Carter in an interview
D: Colonel Muammar Gaddafi during Tony Blair's visit
Question 4
What was the soundtrack to the demolition of the Tricorn Centre, the UK's ugliest building?
A: Ride of the Valkyries
B: Burning Down the House
C: 1812 Overture
D: Hey Ya
Question 5
"I know bread costs money but it seems there is something wrong here." Said who?
A: Food critics panning a 4.95 fried chocolate sandwich on sale in Edinburgh
B: A patient of the brain surgeon suspended over croutons
C: A dietician puzzled at the popularity of Atkins, even though 80% of Britons think it's bad for them
Question 6
"Morale is high, although they're getting a bit bored." Who?
A: UK church-goers waiting for the premiere of The Passion of the Christ
B: Six men stuck in a flooded Mexican cave - who have since been rescued
C: English cricket fans in Trinidad after their team's second win in as many weeks
Question 7
And finally, which was the most recent of these events from this week in history?
A: First woman on London Stock Exchange trading floor
B: Great Train robbers found guilty
C: Elvis Presley joins the US Army

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The Lunchtime Bonus Question, in which we give you the answer and you tell us the question, now has the added bonus of a weekly Lunchtime Achievement Award.

The winner is announced at 1500 GMT on Friday. It could be one of these:

  • Hey, John, y'know, why DO you need two Jags? (Graham S's wrong question to the answer "a reward for me being me".)
  • What's the point of dangling tinsel in front of a warthog? (Robin Wilton's question to the answer "it gives it that idea of glamour".)
  • What did they never get rid of in the multi colour swapshop? (Alex's wrong question to the answer "debt for transfer".)

    For more wrong questions, see the Lunchtime Bonus Question in the Magazine from 1030 GMT every weekday, where you see the funky knife and fork. For today's round, click this link.




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