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The slow news quiz #7

This month’s quiz looks back three months to the events of September 2015. Get at least seven out of ten answers correct and enter your details below before 4th January 2016 for a chance to win a copy of our brand new book How to be evil.

On 1st September, the Pope declared absolution possible for which formerly unpardonable act?

On 9th September, the Queen became the longest reigning monarch in British history. How long had she spent on the throne?

Which world heritage site was destroyed by Isis on 1st September?

On 12th September, Jeremy Corbyn became the new leader of the Labour Party. Who came second in the party’s leadership ballot?

On 19th September, which country did Japan beat in the Rugby World Cup despite the 66-1 odds against them?

Bertie the Bolt became the fastest tortoise on earth on 10th September, beating the 1977 record holder. But which icon inspired his nickname?

On 16th September, Texan teenager Ahmed Mohammed was wrongfully arrested for bringing which object into school?

A cafe on Brick Lane in east London was attacked by protesters on 26th September for apparently encouraging gentrification. What kind of cafe was it?

On 27th September David Cameron denied claims published in Isabel Oakeshott and Lord Ashcroft’s book Call Me Dave that at university he…

What breakthrough discovery did Nasa’s Mars researchers announce on 28th September?

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