Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition
The winds of Storm Doris have reached 94mph. Captions please!
Roughly how much of the territory it held did Islamic State lose in 2016?
- One quarter
- One third
- One half
Tony Blair has some advice for the British people on Brexit. What does he want them to do?
- "Accept it"
- "Rise up"
- "Leave it to the professionals"
Donald Trump has had a busy month since becoming US president. Who has he NOT attacked on Twitter?
- "So-called judges"
- "Low-life leakers"
- "Know-it-all Russians"
A famine has been declared in South Sudan. It is the first time the world has experienced a famine in…
- Four years
- Six years
- Ten years
What percentage of over-16s in England and Wales are married?
Physicists say that 68% of the universe is made from…
- Atomic matter
- Dark matter
- Dark energy
A psychological study in 2014 found that people with firm handshakes were more likely to be…
- Open and positive
- Aggressive and angry
- Shy and neurotic
UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has faced heavy criticism for false claims he made back in 2011. What did he lie about?
- His place of birth
- The amount Britain pays to the EU
- The Hillsborough disaster
Why was Kim Jong Nam (the half-brother of North Korea’s current leader) ostracised by his family in 2001?
- He made a speech supporting democracy
- He opposed war with South Korea
- He tried to go to Disneyland
Thinking several inconsistent things at the same time is called…
- Confirmation bias
- Cognitive dissonance
- Natural selection
NASA has discovered seven Earth-sized planets orbiting a star called Trappist-1. How far away are they?
- 39 light years
- 143 light years
- 1,300 light years
President Trump asked people to find out “what’s happening” in a certain country — but the country itself had no idea. Where was it?
- New Zealand
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