Answers: What do you know about the newspapers of the world?

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Every right answer, known or guessed, gives you one point. If you answered right on all three parts of one question, you get one extrapoint, that is 4 points for this question. That makes the highest possible score of this quiz 40.

33 - 40 points: Superb! Probably you are a professional in this field.
25 - 32 points: Marvellous. Your general knowledge is outstanding.
19 - 24 points: Very good. You can be satisfied.
13 - 18 points: All right. This is about average.
07 - 12 points: Well. You won´t become famous through your knowledge of newspapers.
00 - 06 points: Get started by looking for "newspaper" in an encyclopaedia. Whatever that might be.

The right answers:

Question 1: 2-3-6
Le Monde is a French paper.
La Stampa is edited in Italy.
El Pais you can read in Spain.

Question 2: 6-5-1
Der Tagesspiegel is published in Berlin.
Tageblatt is from Luxemburg, but is in French.
Blick is from Switzerland.

Question 3: 2-4-6
The Examiner is issued in Australia.
The Globe and Mail is from Canada.
Star Tribune is published in Minneapolis, USA.

Question 4: 5-6-2
Dnevnik is from Slovenia.
Lidove Noviny is edited in the Czech Republic.
Vjesnik is read in Croatia.

Question 5: 1-3-6
2001 (Venezuela), La Nacion (Argentina) and Zero Hora (Brazil) are the right answers. La Festa is Italian, Reforma is published in Mexico and La Vanguardia in Spain.

Question 6: 1-5-2
Al Ahram is a paper from Egypt.
Al Jazeerah is from Saudi Arabia.
Haaretz is published in Israel.

Question 7: 5-2-3
Politiken is issued in Denmark.
Aftenposten is edited in Oslo, the capital of Norway.
Dagens Nyheter is one of the most important Swedish papers.

Question 8: 2-3-4
Avriani, Dimokratiki and Kathimerini are Greek newspapers. Avni is Spanish, Sabah from Turkey and Vedomosti is Russian.

Question 9: 3-5-6
AFP - Agence France Press
APA - Austria Presse Agentur
UPI - United Press International (USA)

Question 10: 6-4-2
Die Frankfurter Allgemeine was first published in 1949.
The New York Herald Tribune had its first edition in 1887.
The Times exists since 1785.

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