Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Burger King’s new fragrance. (And a classic April Fool’s.) Captions?

  1. Which anniversary did the EU celebrate this weekend?
    1. 60 years since the Treaty of Rome
    2. 30 years of the EU flag
    3. 10 years of the euro
  2. “You got played,” a columnist told Trump after one of his ideas fell apart in congress. Which idea was it?
    1. Banning Muslim immigration
    2. Building a wall in Mexico
    3. Repealing Obamacare
  3. Globally, how many people are officially obese?
    1. 2.5 billion
    2. 1 billion
    3. 600 million
  4. Footballer Rio Ferdinand lost his wife in 2015. How does he describe the period after her death?
    1. He went into "single dad mode"
    2. He went to a "dark place"
    3. He "just got on with it"
  5. It was “one of the most significant moments” in the UK’s history. Which politician said this on Tuesday?
    1. Theresa May, on triggering Brexit
    2. Nicola Sturgeon, on Scottish independence
    3. Arlene Foster, on Belfast politics
  6. Jose Aguto describes the Republican Party as “the only major political party in the world not convinced by…”
    1. NATO
    2. Climate change
    3. Abortion
  7. Roughly how much does the EU say the UK’s Brexit “divorce bill” will cost?
    1. £10 billion
    2. £25 billion
    3. £50 billion
  8. Tech billionaire Elon Musk has launched a new company called Neuralink. What will it focus on?
    1. Brain implants
    2. Virtual reality
    3. Robotics
  9. How does Get Out director Jordan Peele describe the idea that America is living in a “post-racial” age?
    1. "True"
    2. "A lie"
    3. "Confusing"
  10. Last year a Russian campaign of interference undermined the presidential campaign of…
    1. Hillary Clinton
    2. Bernie Sanders
    3. Donald Trump
  11. According to a recent survey, how many Britons have spoken to others about their own mental health?
    1. One in twenty
    2. One in ten
    3. One in four
  12. Which headline on the front page of The Daily Mail caused outrage among feminists on Tuesday?
    1. "Au natural: Ministers without make-up"
    2. "Heel, boys: Theresa reunites Tories"
    3. "Never mind Brexit, who won Legs-it!"

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“New extreme sport: budgie jumping!” Hampton College

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

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