Wikinews:Dynamic quiz/quiz/2008/15

Welcome to the Wikinews World News Quiz, giving you a chance to test your knowledge on this week's news.

Last Updated: April 6, 2008




U.S. President George W. Bush, NATO Secretary General Jaap de Hoop Scheffer and their wives, together with the president of the host country.
On Wednesday, the 20th annual NATO summit began where?


2 Which of the following was not an April Fools' day joke published in the media?

French President Nicolas Sarkozy is to undergo stretch surgery to make him taller than his wife, Italian artist and model Carla Bruni
U.S. President George W. Bush has announced a dramatic shift in his attitude toward science and climate change
A new recorder can convert Betamax videos into HD-DVD
T'ai Chi has been found to improve diabetes


Bertie Ahern.
Bertie Ahern announced his resignation as Irish premier this week. How long did he hold the position of Taoiseach?

8 years
10 years
11 years
13 years

4 Two United Nations contract workers were kidnapped in which African country?


5 In the U.K. a new legal tender was revealed as the winner of a 2005 Coin Design Competition. How much did the winner receive for his design?


6 What did an intelligence summary sent to United States military leaders inside Iraq, obtained via Wikileaks, reveal?

That an Iraqi police commander was working with insurgents
That Muqtada al-Sadr was getting money from Iran
That Iraqi clerics were undermining the U.S. military
That Osama bin Laden's incitements worsened violence against U.S. troops in Iraq

7 Which new type of online vandalism was reported on Wednesday?

A Facebook virus sending a message to all your contacts
Flashing images on an epilepsy forum to trigger fits
A loophole in Acrobat Reader which enables hackers to gain control of your computer via PDF files
A screensaver virus that damages your computer screen

8 The U.S. state of California offered which eco-friendly financial incentive?

Funds for global warming research
Rebates for alternative fuel vehicles
A prize for solar-powered applications
Coupons to buy public transport tickets

9 A 39-nation coalition in Africa supports the ban of which type of weapon?

Uranium-enriched bombs
Chemical weapons
Cluster bombs

10 New proposals would restrict registred sex offenders in the U.K. from what activities?

Visiting school plays
Working as a lollipop man
Social networking online
Buying binoculars