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US News News quiz of the week: Jan. 12, 2018

08:10  13 january  2018
08:10  13 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

Irishman in a coma in Australia can hear again after ‘blow to the head’

  Irishman in a coma in Australia can hear again after ‘blow to the head’ A young Irishman left in a coma in Australia following a ‘blow to the head’ on New Year’s Day is showing early signs of recovery. Michael Hyndman from Belfast has spent almost a week in an induced coma following emergency surgery, but his family members say that he has begun to make progress this week.

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Miles Jupp and team vs The News . Lining up this week are Angela Barnes, Lucy Porter, Lloyd Langford and political columnist for the Daily Mail, Peter Oborne.

Which hashtag went viral following Oprah Winfrey’s powerful speech at the Golden Globes?

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#OprahForPresident

#Oprah2020

#OprahTime

#WinForWinfrey

What has been banned in primary schools across Iran?

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Physical education

Teaching of English

Junk food

Mobile phones

Which convenience store chain was targeted in nationwide immigration raids by the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents?

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FamilyMart

7-Eleven

Tesco Express

Circle K

Brazil’s Philippe Coutinho transferred from Liverpool to which club for about $191.5M?

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Barcelona

Arsenal

Chelsea

Manchester United

Which country announced its plan to ban cryptocurrency trading?

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Australia

Zimbabwe

South Korea

Brazil

Who was announced as the host of the BAFTAs this year, replacing Stephen Fry?

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Helen Mirren

Emma Thompson

Jennifer Saunders

Joanna Lumley

Which country secured the top spot in the 2018 Henley Passport Index?

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Singapore

Denmark

Belgium

Germany

Which African country is reeling under violent protests over prices, taxes and unemployment?

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Libya

Tunisia

Algeria

Egypt

True or False: North Korea will send a delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea.

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True

False

Which player turned down Hockey Canada’s request to be a part of the Canadian Olympic team?

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Jake Bean

Sam Steel

Brett Howden

Cale Makar

How many awards did the Martin McDonagh film “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” win at the Golden Globes?

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3

4

5

6

Which country has granted citizenship to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange?

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Ecuador

Venezuela

Colombia

Chile

Human life does not seem to have great value: SC on Bawana, Mumbai fires .
Human life does not seem to have great value: SC on Bawana, Mumbai firesSeventeen people had died in a fire on Saturday, which broke out at an illegal firecracker packaging unit in Bawana. On December 28, a blaze at a rooftop pub in Mumbai had claimed 14 lives. The bench also pulled up the civic bodies in the capital, and asked the counsel: “Laws are being violated in South Delhi. What are you doing?” The counsel replied that “there is nothing illegal”.

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