Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

The international hair freezing contest in Canada — captions please!

  1. A fake news article alleged which actor had endorsed Donald Trump’s presidential bid?
    1. Meryl Streep
    2. Denzel Washington
    3. Emma Watson
  2. Which US president resigned following the Watergate scandal?
    1. Lyndon Johnson
    2. Jimmy Carter
    3. Richard Nixon
  3. In which year did Chuck Berry release his first single?
    1. 1945
    2. 1955
    3. 1965
  4. In 2006, which company bought YouTube?
    1. Google
    2. Facebook
    3. Amazon
  5. Jared Kushner is Donald Trump’s…?
    1. Stepson
    2. Nephew
    3. Son-in-law
  6. Which event did the IRA bomb in 1984?
    1. The Conservative Party conference
    2. The state opening of parliament
    3. The Queen's birthday celebrations
  7. In which country did Syria’s World Cup qualifier against Uzbekistan take place?
    1. Saudi Arabia
    2. Malaysia
    3. Macau
  8. Guy Fawkes’s gunpowder plot of 1605 was an attempt to assassinate which monarch?
    1. Henry VIII
    2. Elizabeth I
    3. James I
  9. The terrorist attack in London on Wednesday was the city’s worst since…
    1. 1995
    2. 2005
    3. 2015
  10. Natasha Bakht and Lynda Collins have become the first two women in Canada to…
    1. Parent a baby without being in a relationship
    2. Hold a same-sex wedding
    3. Become single mothers by choice
  11. A driver for the ride-sharing app Lyft continued working while…
    1. She was in labour
    2. He had a broken leg
    3. He was held up at gunpoint
  12. Which animal did professional golfer Cody Gribble encounter during his round this week?
    1. An ostrich
    2. A snake
    3. An alligator

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“You CAN teach an old dog new tricks!” Sandbach School

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

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