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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
Who this week said: "I have a problem with decisions."
A: Brad Pitt, who split with wife Jennifer Aniston
B: Jennifer Aniston
C: Antony Pitts, who resigned as a BBC radio producer over the broadcast of Jerry Springer - The Opera
D: Germaine Greer, who quit Celebrity Big Brother
Question 2
Why has the B-15A been in the news this week?
A: Itís the biggest star known to science, so-named because itís more than 1.5 billion kilometres wide
B: Itís a 160-km drifting iceberg on collision course with a glacier in Antarctica
C: Itís the award-winning new Robosapien robot toy, with a vocabulary of 1,000 words, unveiled in Las Vegas
Question 3
The cost of who or what was described as "peanuts"?
A: The $30m tsunami early warning system for the Indian Ocean, according to Unesco head Koichiro Matsuura
B: The £1.4m B of the Bang sculpture in Manchester, in a quote from its designer Thomas Heatherwick
C: Spanish striker Fernando Morientes, talking about the £6.3m fee Liverpool are to pay for his services
Question 4
Missing word-in-headline round. Whatís missing from this Independent headline? "_______ jail staff say they were made scapegoats"
A: Lesbian
B: Female
C: Male
D: Senior
Question 5
The BBC's search engine was used a record amount in 2004. Which - if any - of the following enquiries have we made up?
A: How to fold a serviette like an elf's boot?
B: What is better, one long vacation each year or several short vacations throughout the year?
C: What is so special about the Swiss?
D: What is up?
E: None of the above - they're all genuine.
Question 6
Elvis is on course for the 1,000th number one single in Sundayís chart with One Night, but what will be his next re-issued single to be released on Monday?
A: A Little Less Conversation
B: Itís Now or Never
C: A Fool Such As I
Question 7
Singer Paul Young, actor Jim Carrey and broadcaster Keith Chegwin share birthdays this Monday, but who will have the most candles? Rank them, oldest first.
A: Chegwin, Young, Carrey
B: Chegwin, Carrey, Young
C: Carrey, Young, Chegwin
D: Young, Chegwin, Carrey

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And now the Bonus Question, where we give you the answer and you give us the question. Marks are deducted for predictability.

Today's answer is "COLONIAL AND NATIVE" - and you can send your thoughts on what the question might be by clicking below.




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