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BEAT THE WEEK: News Quiz 8 February

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This has been an historic week, with both the 10 year anniversary of the protest against the Iraq war as well as a victory for gay rights, after MPs voted in favour of a bill to allow same-sex couples to marry.

There's been debate too, with some suggesting that Cameron's bid to detoxify the Conservative party in his push for equal marriage merely exposed some old Tory bigotry.

HuffPostUK's own Mehdi Hasan debated whether the war was worth it, alongside Clare Short, the former Labour MP who quit Tony Blair’s cabinet over the invasion, and supporting the war, Tory Bernard Jenkin, who was Shadow Defence Secretary at the time. There were plenty of other high profile names at the Goldsmiths and HuffPost event, so head on over and check out the explosive debate here.

The horsemeat scandal continued to canter on, with shock revelations that Findus ready made lasagne contained up to 100% horsemeat. Ray Furlong from the BBC reported on the report (neigh joke).

The last Plantagenet king was found in a social services car park and the UK was told it must make immediate plans to cope with a massive solar 'superstorm'. This really has been an exciting week. So were you paying attention? Try your hand at our news quiz, and see if you can BEAT THE WEEK.

BEAT THE WEEK

  • Question 0 of 19

    What has Faber's new book cover for The Bell Jar been accused of?

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    What cartoon character was fired into space this week?

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  • Question 2 of 19

    A picture of what got an Aeroflot flight attendant sacked this week?

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  • Question 3 of 19

    Why is Donald Trump suing comedian Bill Maher for m?

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  • Question 4 of 19

    Where have Kate and Will taken a trip for their 'babymoon'?

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  • Question 5 of 19

    Why did the DWP remove a number of job adverts from its website this week?

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  • Question 6 of 19

    Who hit out at Julian Assange this week?

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  • Question 7 of 19

    How much does being a guest at weddings cost the average couple per year?

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  • Question 8 of 19

    The largest prime number has been discovered, but how many digits does it have?

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  • Question 9 of 19

    Which politician was snapped falling asleep (with his flies undone) on the tube this week?

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  • Question 10 of 19

    Which high profile figure ambushed Nick Clegg's radio slot on LBC?

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  • Question 11 of 19

    Which MP was mocked after saying he feared gay marriage plans showed the

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  • Question 12 of 19

    How much does it now cost to go bankrupt in Scotland?

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  • Question 13 of 19

    According to a survey what was the most popular celebrity apellation amongst women wanting to change their name?

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  • Question 14 of 19

    What monopoly piece is to be phased out?

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  • Question 15 of 19

    What was found buried in a Leicester car park this week?

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  • Question 16 of 19

    What was the government accused of U-turning on this week?

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  • Question 17 of 19

    What did David Cameron auction off for £10,000 this week?

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  • Question 18 of 19

    Which celeb singer was dubbed 'unrecognisable' this week after her latest plastic surgery treatment was revealed?

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