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The Week to Week News Quiz for 4/11/14

John Zipperer | Posted 04.11.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Unless you've spent the past week underwater looking for Flight 370's black box, you probably know enough to score well on our latest Week to Week news quiz.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 4/4/14

John Zipperer | Posted 04.04.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Before you start celebrating the weekend, find out how much you know about this week's news by taking the latest Week to Week news quiz.

When Crime Becomes Comedy... and Tragedy at the Same Time

Fran Moreland Johns | Posted 04.03.2014 | San Francisco
Fran Moreland Johns

California State Senator Leland Yee is the centerpiece of an improbable media bonanza. Yee has been charged with seven federal felonies and continues to draw a salary despite having been suspended.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 3/28/14

John Zipperer | Posted 03.28.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

From ominous moves in Russia to the frontiers of science, find out how much you know about the week's events by taking the latest Week to Week news qu...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 3/21/14

John Zipperer | Posted 03.21.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

What's the bigger mystery: Flight 370's current location or Ukraine's future existence? See how well you've been following events by taking our latest Week to Week news quiz.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 3/7/14

John Zipperer | Posted 03.07.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Everyone's trying to figure out what Russian President Putin will do next. Do you know what he's done so far? Find that and other news in our latest Week to Week news quiz.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 2/28/14

John Zipperer | Posted 02.28.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

From Jan Brewer's big decision to mayhem in Ukraine, see if you've been paying attention to the big happenings this week. Take our latest Week to Week news quiz and find out.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 2/21/14

John Zipperer | Posted 02.21.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Take our latest Week to Week news quiz to see how on top of the news you are. Here are some random but real hints: drive different; das wahlkampf; th...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 2/14/14

John Zipperer | Posted 04.16.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

See if you can win a gold medal by getting all of the answers correct in our week-to-week news quiz.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 1/31/14

John Zipperer | Posted 04.02.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

I am happy to report that the State of the News Quiz is healthy and the outlook is good, at least if you take our Week to Week News Quiz and test your knowledge of the week's happenings.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 1/24/14

John Zipperer | Posted 03.26.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Take our Week to Week news quiz and see if your knowledge of the news is up to par.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 1/17/14

John Zipperer | Posted 03.19.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

There was a surprising amount of news about money and agreement about how to spend it this week. Take our Week to Week news quiz and see if your knowledge of the news paid off.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 12/13/13

John Zipperer | Posted 02.12.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Is it the season of peace in Washington? Take the Week to Week news quiz and see how much you know about the week's peaceful events.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 12/6/13

John Zipperer | Posted 02.04.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

It was a week of political protests, papal action, and the historic loss of Nelson Mandela. Separate the ridiculous from the redeeming by taking our Week to Week news quiz.

The Week to Week News Quiz: Thanksgiving 2013 Edition

John Zipperer | Posted 01.27.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Instead of surfing the web for videos of costumed cats riding Roombas this Thanksgiving, take our special Thanksgiving Week to Week News Quiz to see what others are thankful for this holiday.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 11/22/13

John Zipperer | Posted 01.24.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Muggings, drones, and Middle Eastern arrests fill up our latest Week to Week news quiz. See how much you've been following the news lately.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 11/15/13

John Zipperer | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Bowing to congressional pressure, we are going to give you an extra year to complete our latest Week to Week news quiz.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 11/1/13

John Zipperer | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Here are some random but real hints: The new number is $1.40 per meal; if he were a cat like that Alaskan mayor, this would be cool; and then a couple days later, another court reversed it; and it's less than half of the 2009 peak.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 10/25/13

John Zipperer | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Here are some random but real hints: She is very verärgert; GOP has already announced it's DOA in 2013; shifting sands; no, not on eBay. Answers are at the bottom of the quiz.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 10/18/13: Special Government Crisis Edition

John Zipperer | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

After avoiding the end of the world as we know it, take a break from stocking up on gold and canned goods to take our Week to Week news quiz.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 10/11/13

John Zipperer | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Here are some random but real hints: He chose not to pursue da office; justice delayed; we don't like the way they're purging their voter rolls; and during Lent they offer a fish alternative. Answers are at the bottom of the quiz.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 10/4/13

John Zipperer | Posted 01.23.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

With the federal government shut down, you can enjoy the silence by relaxing and taking our Week to Week news quiz and see if you know what's been going on.

The Week to Week News Quiz for 9/27/13

John Zipperer | Posted 11.27.2013 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

While Ted Cruz pauses long enough to catch his breath, take our Week to Week news quiz and see if you know what's been going on.

WATCH: Poet Slams Food Inequality In Light Of Food Stamp Cuts

commonwealth club | Mehroz Baig | Posted 09.23.2013 | San Francisco

The Commonwealth Club and The Huffington Post San Francisco present "Commonwealth Club Thought Leaders," an ongoing series of insights from the most i...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 9/20/13

John Zipperer | Posted 11.20.2013 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Here are some random but real hints: 41st time's the charm; no-blame game; maybe he'll become Harvard's president again, instead; and that'd become da museum. Answers are at the bottom of the quiz.