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Think You’re Smarter Than Slate’s Director of Media Relations? Find Out With This Week’s News Quiz.

The Slate Quiz

Test your knowledge of this week’s big stories.

Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Tim Boyle/Getty Images, Chris Jackson/Getty Images, and David Dee Delgado/Getty Images.

Welcome to Slate’s weekly news quiz. It’s Friday, which means it’s time to test your knowledge of the week’s news events. Your host, Ray Hamel, has concocted questions on news topics ranging from politics to business, from culture to sports to science.

Questions are multiple-choice, and time is of the essence: You have 50 seconds to answer, and as the seconds tick away, the question’s point value drops from 50 all the way down to zero, so you’ll want to click on your answer as fast as you possibly can. There’s no penalty for an incorrect answer, so feel free to take a guess.

At the end of the quiz, you’ll be able to compare your score with that of the average contestant, as well as with the score of a Slatester who has agreed to take the quiz on the record. This week’s contestant is Katie Rayford, director of media relations.

Can you ace the quiz and beat Rayford? Good luck!

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Football news:

With Lukaku, it is useless to play in a power struggle. Shakhtar defender Bondar on the Inter forward
Ivanov will serve the match OF AZ-Rijeka in the Europa League. Rotor appealed his refereeing in the game with Loko
Gasperini on Ajax: it's not easy for everyone Against them. Atalanta made a great comeback
Real Madrid came away from defeat for the 8th time in a Champions League match, losing by 2 goals. The club has updated its record
Felix on red Bull's double: I enjoy playing in the Champions League the Most
Casemiro about 2:2 with Gladbach: The opponent entered the Real Madrid penalty area twice and scored twice. This is football
Guilherme about 1:2 with Bayern: Loko again showed that he can play against any opponent