Test your knowledge of this week’s big stories.

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.

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 culture writer and ICYMI co-host Rachelle Hampton.

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

It has been a sad week for the sports world. Among the athletes who died this week are LPGA co-founder Shirley Spork, bodybuilder Cedric McMillan, Olympic sailor Eya Guezguez, and NFL quarterback Dwayne Haskins. Pause to reflect on the legacies and lives of these sports heroes as you take on this week’s Slate News Quiz.

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