The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Oct. 30-Nov. 4, 2011

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1. A Western European leader announced a referendum – and other leaders reacted with alarm and anger. Who was the leader, and what was the referendum about?

Prime Minister Papandreou's call for a Greece referendum backfired, earning him the fury of colleagues and European leaders who feared a "no" vote. He later backed off, after receiving assurances from the opposition party that it would not oppose the bailout in Parliament

Prime Minister Papandreou's call for a Greece referendum backfired, earning him the fury of colleagues and European leaders who feared a "no" vote. He later backed off, after receiving assurances from the opposition party that it would not oppose the bailout in Parliament

Prime Minister Papandreou's call for a Greece referendum backfired, earning him the fury of colleagues and European leaders who feared a "no" vote. He later backed off, after receiving assurances from the opposition party that it would not oppose the bailout in Parliament

Prime Minister Papandreou's call for a Greece referendum backfired, earning him the fury of colleagues and European leaders who feared a "no" vote. He later backed off, after receiving assurances from the opposition party that it would not oppose the bailout in Parliament

Russia's Vladimir Putin, on "Who is the handsomest leader?"

 

Greece's George Papandreou, on the EU's latest bailout plan

 

Germany's Angela Merkel, on whether weaker members of the EU should be kicked out of the eurozone

 

Prince Hans-Adam II of Liechtenstein, on retracting women's suffrage, first granted in 1984

 
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