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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
April Fool's Day is a time when fictional stories pop up. Which of the following is TRUE?
- Scientists apply for approval to put driverless car on British roads
- Bagpipes play music of love for Edinburgh Zoo pandas
- Amnesty for hosepipe owners as drought bites
2.) Multiple Choice Question
It's dinosaur discovery of the week. A "cousin" to the Tyrannosaur rex has been unearthed in China. The new species has been named Yutyrannus huali. What does it mean?
- Duck-billed beast
- Beautiful feathered tyrant
- Redheaded reptilian wing
3.) Multiple Choice Question
Complete the quote from the 93-year-old Florida grandmother who gave up driving after completing 576,000 miles (927,000km) over 48 years in a single vehicle: "I've just taken care of everything, except my..."
4.) Multiple Choice Question
Jurre Hermans, the 11-year-old Dutch boy who entered the £250,000 ($400,000) Wolfson Economics Prize to save the eurozone, won a 100 euro (£82) prize for his plan based on which of the following?
5.) Multiple Choice Question
New York City's famous yellow taxis are to be updated. How will the colour change?
- Brighter yellow
- Lighter yellow
- New black stripes
The new vehicles will also have a more "boxy" shape. Other changes include more legroom, USB ports, floor lighting and a "panoramic" sunroof for passengers to take in the famous Manhattan skyline.
6.) Multiple Choice Question
The Russian Orthodox Church has apologised for showing a photo of its leader Patriarch Kirill that was doctored to airbrush out what?
- A tattoo
- A watch
- A ring
7.) Missing Word Question
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- It's the application for driverless cars. Scientists at Oxford University are seeking government approval for the first driverless car. The modified BAE Wildcat will use cameras and lasers to calculate its location.
- It's the "beautiful feathered tyrant" - the largest known feathered animal - living or extinct. The meat-eating dinosaur lived about 125 million years ago and is estimated to have weighed a whopping 1,400kg as an adult.
- It's husbands. Rachel Veitch bought her Mercury Comet Caliente for $3,289 in February 1964. She said it outlasted three marriages and 18 battery changes.
- It's a pizza. According to the plan, the Greek people could swap their euros for drachma at the bank, which the Greek government would then redistribute to creditors so they could get "a slice of the pizza".
- The new taxis will be a brighter yellow. Click NEXT to see a prototype.
- It was a watch. The gold Breguet watch is estimated to be worth more than $30,000 (£19,000) and was spotted by Russian bloggers. The watch's reflection could be seen in the 2009 photo on the church's website.
- It's soldier. A new lightweight uniform for the UK Army was showcased this week, which uses electrically conducting yarn woven directly into the clothing, replacing cumbersome batteries and cabling.
0 - 3 : Scruffy
4 - 6 : Well-groomed
7 - 7 : Smart
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