Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Demi Lovato at the Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards. Captions please!

  1. In which city did supporters of the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan clash with police?
    1. Hamburg
    2. Rotterdam
    3. Brussels
  2. In which year was the world wide web opened to the public?
    1. 1986
    2. 1991
    3. 1996
  3. At the end of this month, British PM Theresa May will trigger Article 50 of the…?
    1. Maastricht Treaty
    2. Treaty of Rome
    3. Lisbon Treaty
  4. What is Boaty McBoatface?
    1. An unmanned submarine
    2. A polar research ship
    3. A warship
  5. What was the Statute of Rhuddlan?
    1. The law that brought Wales under English control
    2. The law that abolished slavery in England
    3. The law that first introduced formal taxation
  6. What was the name of the snowstorm that battered America’s north-east this week?
    1. Storm Doris
    2. Storm Stella
    3. Storm Stephen
  7. What is the name of the Dutch party led by far-right populist Geert Wilders?
    1. The Party for Freedom
    2. The People's Party
    3. The Patriotic Alliance
  8. Disney refused to censor a same-sex subplot in Beauty and the Beast after complaints from which country?
    1. Kenya
    2. India
    3. Malaysia
  9. The UN called the famine in East Africa “the the biggest humanitarian crisis since…”?
    1. The second world war
    2. The fall of communism
    3. 9/11
  10. When building Trump Tower in 1980, what did Donald Trump do with two historic art deco panels from the 1920s?
    1. He put them in his new office
    2. He donated them to a museum
    3. He destroyed them
  11. Which British rugby team has been accused of ignoring the history of slavery by singing an old slave song?
    1. England
    2. Scotland
    3. Wales
  12. A Romanian Dictionary has altered the definition of some of its words online. Why?
    1. They were "offensive to women"
    2. To stop cheating in a vocabulary test
    3. It was hacked by a 16-year-old

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“I bring the Three Wise Men all this way and all I get for my Christmas dinner is this!” Stowmarket High School

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

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