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The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Feb. 10-17, 2012

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Malachy, winner of the Best-in-Show at the 136th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, eats chicken and rice at Sardi's Restaurant.

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1. A Pekingese named Malachy won Best of Show at this year's Westminster Dog Show in New York. What does recent DNA testing reveal about 'Pekes'?

They are one of the oldest breeds of dog, one of the least genetically diverged from wolves

They originated not in Peking (Beijing), but on the island of Bali, in Indonesia

They are actually a long-haired miniature of a (now extinct) much larger dog that once guarded imperial Chinese palaces

They are not really dogs at all, but marmosets wearing dog suits

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