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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: August 11, 2010


1 Which former US senator died in an Alaskan plane crash on Tuesday?

Robert Byrd
Ted Stevens
Hillary Clinton
Joseph McCarthy

2 A former administrator of NASA was on the plane, but survived. What was his/her name?

John Kennedy
Georgia O'Keefe
Letitia Long
Sean O'Keefe

3 Which Chilean government official "pledged to do everything possible" to reach miners trapped in a collapsed mine in the country?

Francisco de la Lastra
Fidel Castro
Ricardo Lagos
Sebastián Piñera

4 JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater alledgedly cursed out a passenger on a airplane intercom. What charges has the 38 year-old man been charged with?

Mail fraud, wire fraud, and first degree murder
Criminal mischief, criminal trespassing, and reckless endangerment
Personal encroachment, violation of the PATRIOT act, violation of the September 11, 2001 act, and reckless endangerment
Running under the influence of alcohol and violating an employer contract

5 "He [Pakistani president Asif Ali Zardari] should be there organising for his own people. Instead he's here [in Birmingham, England] with so many people. The government is paying all the expense for that. That money should be spent on the people of Pakistan, not on himself." Who uttered these words, and where?

Barack Obama, in Washington, D.C, United States
Muhammad Ali, in Karachi, Pakistan
Mushrraf al-Shabaab, in Birmingham, England
Mohammed Khalil, in Birmingham, England