Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. In which city did Jewish teenager Anne Frank hide from the Nazis?
    1. Vienna
    2. Warsaw
    3. Amsterdam
  2. How much did a 1967 prototype of a ‘Portable Executive Telephone’ — better known as a mobile phone — cost?
    1. $200
    2. $2,000
    3. $20,000
  3. In which country might the anti-establishment Five Star Movement take power in 2017?
    1. Netherlands
    2. Italy
    3. Czech Republic
  4. What happened in October 1917?
    1. The Bolsheviks seized power in Russia
    2. The First World War ended
    3. British women were given the vote
  5. Which newspaper closed down in 2011 as a result of the phone-hacking scandal?
    1. The Sun on Sunday
    2. The Independent
    3. News of the World
  6. Who is the leading spokesperson for Hacked Off — a campaign group for those concerned by phone-hacking?
    1. Hugh Grant
    2. J. K. Rowling
    3. Sienna Miller
  7. Which country has the highest obesity rate in Europe?
    1. Ireland
    2. United Kingdom
    3. Germany
  8. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made an important declaration on Christmas Day. What was it?
    1. He is no longer an atheist
    2. He will run for president in 2020
    3. He is getting divorced
  9. In which country was an anti-sugar advertisement banned?
    1. Mexico
    2. Colombia
    3. Argentina
  10. Vladimir Putin has been accused of ‘hacking’ the US election by the CIA and others. But how exactly do they think he did it?
    1. Released emails damaging Clinton
    2. Released emails supporting Trump
    3. Tampered with voting machines
  11. The CIA has admitted being involved in overthrowing the prime minister of which country in 1953?
    1. Syria
    2. Pakistan
    3. Iran
  12. A small earthquake
  13. A Roman ruin was discovered
  14. A blue whale washed up on the beach
    1. A small earthquake
    2. A Roman ruin was discovered
    3. A blue whale washed up on the beach

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Just caught the post.” Bedales School

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

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