Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. What is the name of a new type of exam set to be introduced into the British education system?
    1. B-levels
    2. O-levels
    3. T-levels
  2. Which TV programme’s ratings did Donald Trump describe as “pathetic”?
    1. The Apprentice
    2. Saturday Night Live
    3. The Daily Show
  3. In which country were the first fix rooms, where people can take illegal drugs in a safer environment, introduced?
    1. Portugal
    2. Canada
    3. Switzerland
  4. Who or what did the Japanese prime minister Shinzo Abe call “a new level of threat” last week?
    1. North Korea's missile launches
    2. Donald Trump
    3. Islamic extremism
  5. In 2011 American mothers spent an average of 32 hours per week on housework and child care. How much time did the average father spend?
    1. 11 hours
    2. 17 hours
    3. 27 hours
  6. On average, how many iPhones are sold every minute around the world?
    1. Two
    2. Nine
    3. One hundred
  7. During which decades did the second wave of feminism take place?
    1. 1880s and 1890s
    2. 1920s and 1930s
    3. 1960s and 1970s
  8. Who is the British chancellor of the exchequer?
    1. Philip Hammond
    2. George Osborne
    3. Boris Johnson
  9. Which team were defeated 6–1 by Barcelona in one of football’s greatest ever comeback victories?
    1. Bayern Munich
    2. Paris Saint-Germain
    3. Juventus
  10. What is a memory palace?
    1. A royal palace in Japan
    2. A new book by Philip Pullman
    3. A mnemonic
  11. What is the name of the political party led by Marine Le Pen?
    1. France Nation
    2. Front National
    3. Force National
  12. They could self-medicate with penicillin
  13. They could run faster than humans
  14. They had a written language
    1. They could self-medicate with penicillin
    2. They could run faster than humans
    3. They had a written language

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“When you see the HAREdressers have re-opened.” Hull Collegiate School

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

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