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Current events quiz: How current are you?

Published: Wednesday, Aug. 5 2015 7:21 a.m. MDT

People take part in a protest calling for no military attack on Syria from the U.S., Britain or France, outside the Houses of Parliament, in London, organized by the Stop the War coalition and timed to coincide with a debate and vote by politicians, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013.  Britain's leaders said Thursday it would be legal under humanitarian doctrine to launch a military strike against Syria even without authorization from the United Nations Security Council.  Prime Minister David Cameron's office said the legal conditions have been met for taking action against Syria for allegedly launching a chemical attack against civilians in a Damascus suburb last week. (Matt Dunham, Associated Press) People take part in a protest calling for no military attack on Syria from the U.S., Britain or France, outside the Houses of Parliament, in London, organized by the Stop the War coalition and timed to coincide with a debate and vote by politicians, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013. Britain's leaders said Thursday it would be legal under humanitarian doctrine to launch a military strike against Syria even without authorization from the United Nations Security Council. Prime Minister David Cameron's office said the legal conditions have been met for taking action against Syria for allegedly launching a chemical attack against civilians in a Damascus suburb last week. (Matt Dunham, Associated Press)

Do you consider yourself up to date? Do you have the news on while cooking dinner? Enjoy talking about foreign policy with your friends at the gas station?

Well, let's see how well you paid attention this past week. Test your knowledge of events that made the news. Some are funny and some are serious. How well do you know them?

If you ace the quiz, you get a cookie Ö OK, thatís a lie, unless you happen to have a cookie nearby you were saving for a special occasion.

Take this quiz.

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