World News quiz of the week: Oct. 13, 2017

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13:31  13 october  2017 Source:   MSN

Catalan officials study date for independence declaration

  Catalan officials study date for independence declaration Catalonia's regional government is mulling when to declare the region's independence from Spain in the wake of a disputed referendum that has triggered Spain's most serious nationalThe region's pro-independence president, Carles Puigdemont, who has said an independence declaration will come in a few days, is due to deliver a speech later Wednesday.

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Luxury brand Coach Inc. is changing its name to ______.

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Au Courant

Tapestry

Retrousse

Couture Inc.

Richard Thaler won the 2017 Nobel Prize in Economics for which theory?

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Judge

Game

Nudge

Winner

Which country’s sports authority has banned nightwear in stadiums?

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Saudi Arabia

North Korea

Indonesia

Uganda

The U.S. is pulling out of which international organization over its alleged anti-Israel bias?

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WTO

UNESCO

FAO

WHO

Which country defeated the U.S. to clinch a spot in the 2018 FIFA soccer World Cup?

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Brazil

Mexico

Chile

Trinidad and Tobago

Whose painting is being called 'the greatest artistic rediscovery of the 21st century' by the auction house Christie’s?

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Raphael

Rembrandt

Leonardo da Vinci

Titian

A giant hole was observed in the Antarctic sea ice pack. What is the scientific name for the phenomenon?

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Blue hole

Polynya

Ledell

Polyphs

Which of these social platforms did Russia not buy political ads on in an alleged attempt to interfere with the 2016 U.S. elections?

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YouTube

Snapchat

Facebook

Twitter

The CEO of which tech giant resigned citing an 'unprecedented crisis'?

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Samsung

Sony Electronics

Huawei

LG Corp

2 Americans who volunteered to fight Islamic State are in limbo .
Former Marine Kevin Howard claimed scores of kills as a sniper volunteering this year with a militia fighting Islamic State in Syria. He wanted to help people, Howard had said this summer, especially Christians who were being persecuted for their faith just as they had been in areas where he had fought with the Marines in Iraq. But this fall, Howard and a fellow American volunteer, Taylor Hudson, grew disillusioned with the U.S.-backed militia and decided it was time to return home. But that decision launched both men on a still unfolding journey that highlights the odd nature of their role as soldiers fighting for a cause, not a country.

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