Liu Xiaobo awarded Nobel Peace Prize. Take the Nobel Peace prize quiz

Liu Xiaobo, a pro-democracy activist, won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Friday for his decades of non-violent struggle for human rights in China. Beijing was not impressed. Mr. Liu is currently in a Chinese prison serving out an 11-year sentence as the lead author of Chapter 08, a manifesto calling for free speech and multi-party elections.

The Nobel Peace Prize is one of the richest and most prestigious awards in the world. The prize includes a $1.5 million award. But how much do you really know about the Nobel Peace Prize? Take our 15-question quiz.

1. The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded by a committee appointed by the government of what country?

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A protester, wearing a headband which reads 'Liu Xiaobo,' demonstrates in Hong Kong. He's demanding the release of the Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, who won the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize Friday.

A) Sweden

B) Norway

C) Finland

D) Denmark

(Answer on the next page)

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