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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: October 14, 2007

Quiz[edit]

1

An AS-332L2 Super Puma.
Four died when one of President Musharraf's escort helicopters crashed. How many helicopters did he actually have as escort?
2
3
4
5

2 A group was arrested by Burma police this week. What group was it?

A pro-democracy group
An anti-democracy group, which was arrested for over-protesting
A peace group
Amnesty International

3

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The Dalai Lama will be awarded the U.S. Congressional Gold Medal. What was the first reason, issued in a statement, for the U.S. awarding the Dalai Lama?
His defending of Human Rights
His dedication to Nonviolence
Religious understanding
Peace

4 Al Gore and his Climate Panel were awarded which Nobel Prize this week?

The Nobel Peace Prize
Nobel Prize for Economics
Nobel Prize for Environment
Nobel Prize for Literature

5

Location of Ohio within the United States.
A shooting in Ohio this week saw five people injured before the gunman shot himself. What age was the gunman?
14
16
18
20

6 Taliban militants and Pakistani troops were killed along the border region of Pakistan and Afghanistan. How many Taliban militants were killed?

80
90
150 to 200
201

7

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Australian Prime Minister John Howard called the Australian federal election for which day?
November 26
November 24
November 11
October 30

8 The 2007 Wikimania conference, held by the Wikimedia Foundation, was announced it will be held in what following city and in what country?

London, England
Cape Town, South Africa
Toronto, Canada
Alexandria, Egypt

9

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Which political party was elected in the 2007 Ontario, Canada General Election this week?
Ontario Liberal Party
Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario
Ontario New Democratic Party
Green Party of Ontario

10 The Nobel Prize is awarded to people in six subjects. Out of four which Nobel Prize will be awarded to author Doris Lessing?

Nobel Prize in Physiology and Medicine
Nobel Prize for Literature
The Nobel Peace Prize
Nobel Prize for Physics