The Monitor's Weekly News Quiz for Jan. 16-20, 2012
How well do you stay up with the news – from the mainstream to the semiridiculous? Take our news quiz and find out!
1. By leaving his ship before all passengers and crew were accounted for, did the captain of the Costa Concordia commit a crime?
No. He broke a moral code, not a legal statute.
Yes. He could be criminally charged in any court in the world.
Maybe. It depends on the laws of the nation where the ship was registered.
Maybe. It depends on whether the ship was in international or territorial waters when the accident occurred.