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Welcome to the Wikinews World News Quiz, giving you a chance to test your knowledge on this week's news.

Last Updated: December 19, 2008

Quiz[edit]

1. In which country did a bus full of tour guides crash, killing 26 and injuring 12?

China
Israel
See Wikinews Shorts: December 17, 2008#Bus crash in Israel kills at least 26
Nigeria
Russia

2.
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Yahoo! announced that it will purge user data after 3 months, compared to what duration for Google?
6 months
9 months
See Yahoo! to purge personal data after 3 months
12 months
15 months

3. According to the United Nations, how many people have died of a cholera outbreak in Zimbabwe, as of December 16?

968
978
See Sharp increase in number of Zimbabwean cholera deaths
988
998

4.
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Mark Vinar, an Australian climber from Perth, has died after falling from New Zealand's highest peak, Mount Cook. A while ago, a Japanese climber had also died on that mountain. What was his name?
Kiyoshi Ikenouchi
See Climber dies on Mount Cook
Yuichiro Miura
Hideaki Nara
Ichiro Yoshizawa

5. About what percent of the Somali parliament recognized the legitimacy of Nur Hassan Hussein's government?

65%
75%
85%
See Somali parliament rejects president's dismissal of prime minister \left( \frac{143}{170} \approx 84% \right)
95%



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