The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Oct. 24-28, 2011

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

1. Bangkok's worst flooding in 50 years has affected transportation in an unexpected way. What happened?

Lightweight, watertight cars have become navigation hazards on rivers


Desperate car-owners are parking their vehicles on any high ground they can find, snarling traffic


Pedestrians are training themselves to use stilts made of bamboo to navigate flooded sidewalks


Airports are crowded with citizens flying to Phnom Penh to escape the floods

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