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Are you an avid NEWS reader? Take this quiz

Last updated on: August 11, 2014 11:05 IST

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How plugged are you into news? And how much of it has stayed lodged in that grey matter? Take our weekly news quiz that gives you a whip-round of what's been going on last week.

Your score and the correct answers will be displayed at the end of the quiz.

So Good luck!

1. The outbreak of which virus has been deemed as a public health emergency by the World Health Organisation?

Ebola
Swine flu
AIDS
Rabies





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2. What did Modi offer at the Pashupatinath Temple in Nepal?

Gold, sandalwood
Sandalwood, ghee
Gold, ghee
Flowers, gold



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3. United States President Barack Obama ordered targetted airstrikes on which nation?

Iran
Syria
Iraq
Libya



Photographs: Reuters

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4. Rajya Sabha MPs on Friday questioned Sachin Tendulkar’s poor attendance. How many Parliament sessions has the cricket legend attended this year?

Two
Five
Three
Zero


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5. Commuters in which Australian city lifted a train to save a passengers?

Sydney
Perth
Melbourne
Canberra


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6. Which was the first spacecraft to chase and orbit a comet?

Rosetta
Rover
Philae
Star Dust




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7. A controversy over which exam has rocked the Parliament?

CAT
CET
UPSC
GRE


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8. Which governor was sacked by the Narendra Modi government last week?

B L Joshi
Sheila Dikshit
Margaret Alva
Kamla Beniwal


Photographs: Reuters

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9. Where was the last round of peace talks over the ongoing Israel-Hamas conflict held?

Cairo
Geneva
Paris
New York


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10. How did a BSF jawan Satyasheel Yadav end up in Pakistan’s custody?

He wandered across the LoC
He was kidnapped
He was swept way by strong currents of a river
He was captured after a gun battle


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