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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: February 29, 2012

Quiz[edit]

1. Wikinews contacted the Crown Office of Scotland for comment following a Fatal Accident Inquiry (FAI) into surgical deaths at NHS Lanarkshire. Amongst statements by Crown Office, NHS Lanarkshire, and the FAI, which of the following is true?

Crown Office said they had chosen to order an FAI rather than prosecute
Crown Office apologized over the slowness of the FAI process
NHS Lanarkshire apologized over the deaths
See Scottish prosecutors keeping quiet about Lanarkshire surgical deaths
The FAI found that no individuals were at fault

2. US presidential candidate Buddy Roemer has said he is seeking the nominations of two political parties. One is Americans Elect. What is the other?

Republican Party
Constitution Party
Justice Party
Reform Party
See Buddy Roemer ends Republican presidential bid to seek Reform Party nomination
Prohibition Party

3. The Australian women's water polo team won all five matches in a test series against Great Britain. How long has it been since they last competed against Great Britain?

2 years
4 years
6 years
See Australian women's water polo team takes test series against Great Britain
8 years
10 years

4. Wikinews interviewed former US Congressman Virgil Goode, who announced his candidacy for President of the United States on February 16. When did the Constitution Party's national chairman describe Goode as the frontrunner for the party's nomination?

Immediately after Goode announced his candidacy
January of this year
Autumn of last year
Summer of last year
See Wikinews interviews former Congressman Virgil Goode, Constitution Party presidential candidate
February of last year

5. In the assault on Homs, Syria, which of the following events occurred first?

An oil pipeline visible from Omar's house was struck
Omar's house was struck
See Syrian citizen journalists risk death, targeted; city of Homs facing starvation
The Homs Media Center was struck
A member of the Homs Media Center was killed while trying to get three other people to a hospital
The UN General Assembly voted to call for an immediate end to the violence



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