Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Mary Berry wins ‘best TV judge’ at the NTAs. Captions please!

  1. Which of these celebrities did not approve of the women’s marches against Donald Trump?
    1. Ian McKellen
    2. Alicia Keys
    3. Piers Morgan
  2. Which of these topics were NOT deleted from the White House website when Donald Trump replaced Barack Obama?
    1. Climate change
    2. Law enforcement
    3. Healthcare
  3. How many people in the world use Facebook?
    1. One in ten
    2. One in seven
    3. One in three
  4. Which food claim did the celebrity chef Raymond Blanc call ‘a dumb thing to say’ this week?
    1. Burnt toast causes cancer
    2. No one should eat gluten
    3. Chocolate cures dementia
  5. The UK’s supreme court says the government must ask parliament before it triggers article 50. What did the government say?
    1. It is 'disappointed'
    2. It is 'pleased'
    3. Judges are 'enemies of the people'
  6. In what year did a black actor win an Oscar for the first time?
    1. 1929
    2. 1940
    3. 1973
  7. Twitter bought Vine in 2013. How much did it pay for the (now dead) app?
    1. $5m
    2. $30m
    3. $1bn
  8. Which of these phrases is NOT a quote from George Orwell’s 1984, but from Donald Trump’s spokesperson?
    1. 'Doublethink'
    2. 'Newspeak'
    3. 'Alternative facts'
  9. Which subject did Theresa May study at university?
    1. Politics
    2. History
    3. Geography
  10. The British Army sergeant Alexander Blackman admitted that he once shot an unarmed man dead while at war in…
    1. Afghanistan
    2. Iraq
    3. Malaya
  11. The heir to the British throne, Prince Charles, has written a Ladybird book. What is it about?
    1. The monarchy
    2. Quantum mechanics
    3. Climate change
  12. Researchers say they have found the ‘secret’ to you being happier with your body. What is it?
    1. Being naked
    2. Taking selfies
    3. Exercising more

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“When you run out of web-shooter…” Hampton College

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

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