Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Tug of war: send us your funniest captions please!

  1. What happened to Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s dictator, in 1994?
    1. He was knighted
    2. He came to power
    3. He was nearly assassinated
  2. Which film won Best Picture at the 2017 Oscars?
    1. La La Land
    2. Manchester By The Sea
    3. Moonlight
  3. In which year did the US founding fathers establish the Bill of Rights?
    1. 1750
    2. 1789
    3. 1812
  4. In Christianity, which day marks the start of Lent?
    1. Ash Wednesday
    2. Good Friday
    3. Easter Sunday
  5. In 2007, which company sold 49.4% of the world’s smartphones?
    1. Nokia
    2. Samsung
    3. Siemens
  6. Mosul, the second city of Iraq, is divided by which river?
    1. Jordan
    2. Tigris
    3. Euphrates
  7. Where does Elon Musk, the world’s 94th richest man, plan to set up a settlement of 80,000 people by the year 2040?
    1. Mars
    2. The South Pole
    3. The Moon
  8. Of which major tech company is Sundar Pichai the CEO?
    1. Uber
    2. Google
    3. Amazon
  9. What percentage of those who watched Donald Trump’s address to Congress said it “increased their optimism”?
    1. 30%
    2. 50%
    3. 70%
  10. How old is Earth?
    1. 4.5 million years
    2. 4.5 billion years
    3. 4.5 trillion years
  11. In Britain, what do the letters NHS stand for?
    1. Native Health System
    2. Nationwide Health Society
    3. National Health Service
  12. What has British prime minister Theresa May promised to give up for Lent?
    1. Salt and vinegar crisps
    2. Reading newspapers
    3. Tea

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Honey, I blew up the dog…” Walthamstow Hall

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

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