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It's the Magazine's 7 days, 7 questions quiz - an opportunity to prove to yourself and others that you are a news oracle. Failing that, you can always claim to have had better things to do during the past week than swot up on current affairs.
1.) Multiple Choice Question
A giant yellow duck has deflated in Hong Kong harbour. What else has hampered its world tour?
- It was stabbed dozens of times in Belgium
- UK officials refused it a health and safety certificate
- Cigarette butts caused a slow puncture in Japan
2.) Multiple Choice Question
What featured beer, six steaks, prawns, a birthday cake and 57 cans of whipped cream?
- Astronaut Chris Hadfield's "welcome home" party
- An alleged supermarket thief's midnight feast
- Chris Huhne's first day out of prison
3.) Missing Word Question
Ancient * found in Canadian mine
4.) Multiple Choice Question
The head of the religious police in Saudi Arabia has said a person doing what "has lost this world and his afterlife"?
- Wearing shorts
- Listening to Justin Bieber
5.) Multiple Choice Question
"The two rival groups were spoken to and advised to keep out of each other's way." Who?
- Scientologists and a conservation group
- Rival Dr Who and Star Wars fans
- A Labour peer and extension-building neighbours
6.) Multiple Choice Question
It costs £7.50 in Egypt and £18 on the Gaza Strip. What is it?
- Taking a family to see the film The Croods
- A day's car parking in the centre of town
- A Kentucky Fried Chicken family meal
7.) Multiple Choice Question
A man from Georgia has put a closely guarded, secret recipe for a popular product on eBay. He says he found it in a box of papers bought at an auction. What's it for?
- Colonel Sanders's Original KFC Fried Chicken
- Melton Mowbray pork pie
- It was stabbed 42 times in Belgium. Local people subsequently came together to protect it at night. The owners say it has been deflated in Hong Kong for maintenance work.
- It's an alleged supermarket thief's midnight feast. Trevor Runyon is said to have been found sleeping off the meal in a ValuMarket in Kentucky, US. Following his release, former cabinet minister Chris Huhne had a full English breakfast at a motorway cafe, with artist Grayson Perry.
- It's water. The water, more than a billion years old, pours out of boreholes in a copper and zinc mine under northern Ontario, Canada. Scientists are testing it for signs of life.
- It's using Twitter. Sheikh Abdul-Latif al-Sheikh strongly criticised the rising number of users in the country.
- It's rival Dr Who and Star Wars fans. They were spoken to by Norwich police after falling out at a sci-fi convention. A conservation group says it is worried about the traffic impact of a new Scientology centre in Birmingham. And Labour peer Lord Mitchell has fallen out with neighbours over a basement extension.
- It's a Kentucky Fried Chicken family meal. A delivery firm has set up to take the meals through tunnels under the tightly controlled border. "Sometimes Hamas checks meals, sometimes the taxi picking up Sinai orders is late," a spokesman said.
- It's Coca-Cola. The company, which traces the origins of the drink to a 19th century patent medicine, says its formula of natural ingredients is a closely-held trade secret, kept in a vault at its World of Coca-Cola museum in Atlanta.
0 - 3 : Not the real thing
4 - 6 : Finger Lickin'
7 - 7 : Good til the last drop
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