The end of the world, the situation room and the royal wedding gown: #Wpnewsquiz


The iconic photo ... complete with the women who were in the room at the time. (By Pete Souza/White House)

Question 1: A photo of the inside of the Situation Room during the bin Laden raid made its way around the world as soon as it was released to the White House’s Flickr pool. But Hasidic newspaper Di Tzeitung made some edits to the unforgettable photo — who was removed from the image?

Question 2: Um, so, when’s the latest projected date of rapture?

Question 3: “Washington fashionista” — there’s such a thing? — Clare Cushman wrote this week that Kate Middleton’s royal wedding gown was a replica of the gown she wore in her 1991 wedding. Where did Cushman find her dress?

Question 4: The hardest-to-land bachelor on Galapagos’s island of Pinta is a nearly 100-year-old giant tortoise. What’s his nickname?

Question 5: Note to seniors everywhere: Be careful how you ask your date to prom. What was the prom message that got high school senior James Tate banned from the blessed event?

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Answer 1: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Audrey Tomason disappear in the lead image in Di Tzeitung’s story. (Side note: Want to see what the photo looks like without any men? Click here.)

Answer 2: May 21, 2011, according to Family Radio evangelist Harold Camping. By the way, Camping has been trying to end the world for years — he last predicted that the end of the world would be Sept. 15 and 27, 1994. If at first you don’t succeed ...

Answer 3: Cushman found her dress at Kleinfeld Bridal in Brooklyn — on sale, no less. (You might know the Kleinfeld name from TLC’s “Say Yes to the Dress.” Or not.)

Answer 4: Lonesome George is the loveless bachelor in question. There’s now a global effort to get George, the last known survivor of his species, to mate before it’s too late. Know anyone?

Answer 5: “Sonali Rodrigues, Will you go to the prom with me? HMU - Tate.” That’s what the big cardboard letters taped to the front of the school read, and that’s apparently what really irked school officials. What’s prom without a healthy dose of vandalism?

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