Test your knowledge of this week’s big stories.

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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 audience engagement editor Sol Werthan.

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

Easter Island was struck by a 6.8-magnitude earthquake on Tuesday. One shaken tourist named Popeye was heard to say, “That’s all I can stands, I can’t stands no Moai.” Rock on with this week’s Slate News Quiz.

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