Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Congratulations to Reading School for the best caption this term!

  1. In which country did a military coup fail in July this year?
    1. Iraq
    2. Turkey
    3. Colombia
  2. The Conservative Party won the Sleaford and North Hykeham by-election last week. Where did Labour come?
    1. Second
    2. Third
    3. Fourth
  3. What proportion of non-college educated white voters voted for Donald Trump?
    1. 57%
    2. 67%
    3. 77%
  4. Which country has embraced ‘Gross National Happiness’ over ‘gross national product’?
    1. Nepal
    2. Thailand
    3. Bhutan
  5. In which part of the United Kingdom can 16 and 17 year-olds vote?
    1. Scotland
    2. Wales
    3. Northern Ireland
  6. What was first trialled in Pittsburgh, USA, three months ago?
    1. Self-driving cars
    2. Pokemon Go
    3. A set of speakers to tell you the weather
  7. In which African country did a genocide take place in 1994?
    1. Democratic Republic of Congo
    2. Rwanda
    3. Somalia
  8. Who won the Oscar for Best Actor in February — and delivered a speech about climate change?
    1. Eddie Redmayne
    2. Matt Damon
    3. Leonardo DiCaprio
  9. How many searches does Google process each second?
    1. 4,000
    2. 40,000
    3. 400,000
  10. How many people listed ‘Jedi’ as their religion in the 2001 census in England and Wales?
    1. 3,901
    2. 39,012
    3. 390,127
  11. Who knocked Wales out of Euro 2016?
    1. Portugal
    2. France
    3. Iceland
  12. An artist engraved tiny portraits on four new £5 notes. They are now worth around £20,000 each. Who are the portraits of?
    1. Jane Austen
    2. Winston Churchill
    3. The Queen

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Is this speaker a woofer?” Wilson’s School

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1b, 2c, 3c, 4c, 5a, 6a, 7b, 8c, 9b, 10c, 11a, 12a

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