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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
JK Rowling is to make her screenwriting debut in a Harry Potter-themed series based on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Where does the book appear in the original Potter stories?
- Hogwarts' set textbook
- Gift from Dumbledore to Hermione
- Hagrid's bedtime reading
2.) Multiple Choice Question
Why did Rod Stewart say he wished he had had a police escort?
- Losing his voice talking to fans
- Late for meeting with Prince Charles
- Fan threw knickers at him
- Wife Penny Lancaster's taken up jujitsu
3.) Multiple Choice Question
This fragment of a code is from a job advert. Who is the employer?
- Marks and Spencer
4.) Multiple Choice Question
This James Bond submarine car fetched £550,000 ($870,000) at auction this week, but which film did it appear in?
- On Her Majesty's Secret Service
- The Spy Who Loved Me
5.) Multiple Choice Question
Sticking with cars - which of the following has just accepted this 1984 Renault 4 as a gift?
- Dalai Lama
- Aung San Suu Kyi
- Pope Francis
6.) Missing Word Question
* saves man from polar bear
7.) Multiple Choice Question
Happie the goat has entered the Guinness World Records book. What's she doing?
- Popping balloons
- Tightrope walking
Happie the goat from Florida skateboarded her way to glory by gliding 36m in 25 seconds.
- It's Hogwarts' set textbook. The film will follow the adventures of the textbook's fictitious author, Newt Scamander.
- It's late for a meeting with Prince Charles. Protocol dictates that members of the Royal Family arrive last for a public engagement. But Stewart kept the prince waiting after getting stuck in London traffic.
- It's GCHQ. The government's secret listening post launched an online competition to recruit the most skilled mathematicians, codebreakers and hackers.
- It was the Spy Who Loved Me. The car, said to be fully operational, was used in the underwater scene of the 1977 film starring Roger Moore as 007.
- It's the Pope. The car was donated by a priest in northern Italy who used it to visit poor parishioners. The four-door car, in papal white, has manual gears and a new engine.
- It's phone. A Canadian reportedly had a lucky escape as a polar bear mauling him was apparently scared off by the light from the man's mobile phone.
- Happie is skateboarding. She achieved the longest distance skateboarded by a goat. It was a collie from Norwich that became the world's fastest tightrope-walking dog.
0 - 3 : Kidding
4 - 6 : Gruff luck
7 - 7 : G-l-oating
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