Weekly News Quiz for July 18-22, 2011

How closely do you follow world events? Test your news knowledge – from the obvious to the obscure – with our photo quiz.

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1. US Energy Secretary Steven Chu says the heat wave has put a strain on the nation's power grid. But how hot is it really?

A CBS affiliate in Detroit tried and failed to fry an egg on the asphalt in their parking lot, but a sheet of refrigerated-dough cookies was reportedly brought to an acceptably baked state in an intern's car at the South Bend Tribune this week.We trust that you identified the other two answers as hyperbole.

A CBS affiliate in Detroit tried and failed to fry an egg on the asphalt in their parking lot, but a sheet of refrigerated-dough cookies was reportedly brought to an acceptably baked state in an intern's car at the South Bend Tribune this week.We trust that you identified the other two answers as hyperbole.

A CBS affiliate in Detroit tried and failed to fry an egg on the asphalt in their parking lot, but a sheet of refrigerated-dough cookies was reportedly brought to an acceptably baked state in an intern's car at the South Bend Tribune this week.We trust that you identified the other two answers as hyperbole.

A CBS affiliate in Detroit tried and failed to fry an egg on the asphalt in their parking lot, but a sheet of refrigerated-dough cookies was reportedly brought to an acceptably baked state in an intern's car at the South Bend Tribune this week.We trust that you identified the other two answers as hyperbole.

So hot you could fry an egg on the sidewalk in Detroit

 

So hot you could bake cookies in a car in South Bend, Ind.

 

So hot that robins were using potholders to pull worms out of the ground in Phoenix, Ariz.

 

So hot that farmers in Salina, Kan., fed their hens crushed ice so they'd stop laying hard-boiled eggs

 
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