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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 18, 2008

Quiz[edit]

1

The tomb of Marcus Nonius Macrinus was found today. Which movie did this historical figure inspire?

Gladiator
The Romans
Ben-Hur
Spartacus

2

What piece of hardware has Apple been criticized for not including in its basic laptop.
File picture of apple labtop. Not model in question

serial ports
parallel (older printers) ports
FireWire ports
USB ports
External mouse port

3

What popular Free office suite reached version 3.0 this week

GNU Emacs
OpenOffice.Org
Abi-word
Microsoft Word

4

Schools in the United Kingdom will no longer adminster standardized testing for which age level?

7 year olds
11 year olds
14 year olds
17 year olds

5

Dawson Creek, British Columbia
Image: maclean25.
In Dawson Creek, British Columbia, Canada, what was targeted with an explosive device last week?

Gas pipeline
Fairmont Resort Hotel
Government offices
Lumber company offices

6

What did Iran announce it will do?

Allow increased access to the United Nations Human Rights Council
Decriminalize homosexuality
Stop seeking nuclear technology
Stop executing children who commit offenses