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小编摘要:假期过后,来几道news quiz,让你的大脑wake up!

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It's the world news 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.

Planet Earth, seen from space

1.) Multiple Choice Question

The schooner is now legal in British pubs. The measure is being set in the UK at 380ml. Which of these measures is bigger than a schooner?

beer

1. Gill

2. Quart

3. Flanker

2.) Multiple Choice Question

A statue in honour of a former American president was unveiled to much fanfare in the Czech capital Prague this week. Who is it?

statue

1. Woodrow Wilson

2. Ronald Reagan

3. George W Bush

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Wilson is held in high regard by Czechs and Slovaks for his role, at the end of WWI, in creating an independent Czechoslovakia.

Woodrow Wilson

3.) Multiple Choice Question

Apple co-founder Steve Jobs died this week. He often referred to the fact that he was a college drop-out, who quit after one term. He did, however, continue to take classes at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. What in?

steve jobs tribute

1. Journalism

2. Graphic design

3. Calligraphy

4.) Multiple Choice Question

The tiny South Pacific island of Tuvalu has declared a state of emergency because it's running out of drinking water. But what does the island specialise in that is sought after the world over?

island

1. Stamps

2. Tropical fish

3. Salt

5.) Multiple Choice Question

One of Spain's richest women, the flamboyant 85-year-old Duchess of Alba, married a man 24 years her junior. She is distantly related to a number of well-known figures. But which one of these is she not related to?

Duchess of Alba

1. Queen Elizabeth II

2. Pablo Picasso

3. Sir Winston Churchill

6.) Multiple Choice Question

Which of the following - who have ruled themselves out of the race for the US presidency - said their children had received a letter from a farmer telling them to urge their parent to make a bid and take a place in history?

1. Chris Christie

christie
 
2. Sarah Palin

Palin

7.) Multiple Choice Question

The Times Higher Education World University Rankings has placed a US university at the top of the league. Which one?

graduates 

1. California Institute of Technology

2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

3. Stanford University

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