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BEAT THE WEEK: News Quiz 14 December

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It's been a week of gay marriage debates, church outrage, expenses scandals and Leveson rumblings.

Environmentalists have been fracked off, while Clegg and Cameron are still at loggerheads over how to win the war on drugs.

Branson's got his way over the railways and looks set to stay in control of Virgin Atlantic too, after retaining the brand and majority share this week.

But what else was going on? Test your sleepy Friday brain and see if you were paying attention this week..

BEAT THE WEEK: News Quiz 14 December

  • Question 0 of 20

    Who has been loved up in the celeb world this week?

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    What animal episode went viral this week?

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  • Question 2 of 20

    What petition got nearly 20,000 signatures this week?

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  • Question 3 of 20

    What did easy jet staff dress up as this week?

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  • Question 4 of 20

    What disturbing sexual reference did David Cameron make this week?

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  • Question 5 of 20

    How much did one of Mick Jagger's love letters sell for?

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  • Question 6 of 20

    Who made their Twitter debut this week?

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  • Question 7 of 20

    Barack Obama sang what song this week?

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  • Question 8 of 20

    Barclays has announced a new compliance officer in former FSA chief Hector Sants, but why were questions raised about his appointment?

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  • Question 9 of 20

    Ed Miliband appeared in which magazine this week?

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  • Question 10 of 20

    Which other religions appeared in the 2011 census?

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  • Question 11 of 20

    Who appeared instead of Kurt Cobain with Nirvana this week?

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  • Question 12 of 20

    What was the most tweeted about event this year?

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  • Question 13 of 20

    Where is the only place on earth left to discover according to David Attenborough?

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  • Question 14 of 20

    Name the politician who gave the go-ahead for shale gas exploration in the UK through the controversial

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  • Question 15 of 20

    Who was the most searched for person in 2012?

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  • Question 16 of 20

    What cultural tome has been unearthed this week?

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  • Question 17 of 20

    What food may help in the fight against cancer, it was revealed this week?

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  • Question 18 of 20

    Branson has bet BA boss Willie Walsh £1m the Virgin Atlantic would still be there in five years time. Walsh rejected the bet, offering what instead?

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  • Question 19 of 20

    Which X factor star is so unpopular with the cast he could be booted from the tour?

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