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The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Oct. 10-14, 2011

How well do stay up with the news – from the mainstream to the obscure? Take our news quiz and find out!

- Joanne Ciccarello

1. This royal wedding happened without international dignitaries or movie stars, but it is still the stuff of fairy tales. Where was it?

The King of Bhutan, Oxford-educated Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck, married commoner Jetsun Pema (currently studying at Regent's College, London) on Oct. 13. The king is breaking (or at least bending) traditional taboos about public displays of affection by holding her hand in public. Bhutan highlights its "Gross National Happiness" index, rather than its gross domestic product.

The King of Bhutan, Oxford-educated Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck, married commoner Jetsun Pema (currently studying at Regent's College, London) on Oct. 13. The king is breaking (or at least bending) traditional taboos about public displays of affection by holding her hand in public. Bhutan highlights its "Gross National Happiness" index, rather than its gross domestic product.

The King of Bhutan, Oxford-educated Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck, married commoner Jetsun Pema (currently studying at Regent's College, London) on Oct. 13. The king is breaking (or at least bending) traditional taboos about public displays of affection by holding her hand in public. Bhutan highlights its "Gross National Happiness" index, rather than its gross domestic product.

The King of Bhutan, Oxford-educated Jigme Khesar Namgyal Wangchuck, married commoner Jetsun Pema (currently studying at Regent's College, London) on Oct. 13. The king is breaking (or at least bending) traditional taboos about public displays of affection by holding her hand in public. Bhutan highlights its "Gross National Happiness" index, rather than its gross domestic product.

Bhutan

 

Shangri-La

 

Nepal

 

Tibet

 
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