FirstFT quiz: the week in news

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Question 1 of 10

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In a normal week, about 55,000 people in the UK apply for universal credit welfare benefit, most after losing their jobs. How many applied in the nine days leading to Wednesday?

Question 2 of 10

Which German policy tool are other countries considering adopting to avoid mass unemployment due to the coronavirus pandemic?

Question 3 of 10

The US Dow Jones Industrial Average of blue-chip stocks enjoyed its best one-day change this week since when?

Question 4 of 10

Which country was not among those asked by Italy, which has now recorded the most deaths in the world related to coronavirus, for help to combat the pandemic?

Question 5 of 10

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On how many of the 13 sexual offences charges against him was Scotland’s former first minister Alex Salmond acquitted this week?

Question 6 of 10

German start-up Lilium announced this week that it had $240m to fund what?

Question 7 of 10

Which country is bucking coronavirus response trends by keeping most schools open and imposing few restrictions on social movement?

Question 8 of 10

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What strategy has Vietnam used to contain its outbreak of coronavirus, which currently stands at over 100 cases and no deaths?

Question 9 of 10

Which region is now the centre of the US coronavirus outbreak?

Question 10 of 10

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Donald Trump this week suggested reopening the US economy from coronavirus-related restrictions by when?

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