Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

A world record: the most people dressed as Einstein at once. Captions?

  1. Where are the two presidents of the USA and China meeting this week?
    1. The White House, DC
    2. The Imperial City, Beijing
    3. Mar-a-Lago, Florida
  2. Colombia suffered a deadly landslide this week. What did the country’s president blame the disaster on?
    1. Climate change
    2. Deforestation
    3. Poor housing
  3. The murder of Emmett Till helped to spark the civil rights movement in the USA. In which year did it happen?
    1. 1955
    2. 1960
    3. 1965
  4. Which of these “psychological tricks” has the Uber app used to manipulate its drivers into working long hours?
    1. Competitions with other drivers
    2. A badge reward system
    3. A male persona
  5. A terror attack rocked Russia this week. In which city did it take place?
    1. Moscow
    2. St Petersburg
    3. Omsk
  6. A man in Bristol has dedicated himself to correcting the punctuation of public signs. What does he call himself?
    1. The grammar vigilante
    2. The comma crusader
    3. The apostrophiser
  7. Complete this quote by Rudyard Kipling: “The wildest of all the wild animals was the…”
    1. Wolf
    2. Fox
    3. Cat
  8. Who was suspended from the Labour party for anti-Semitism this week?
    1. Ex-London mayor, Ken Livingstone
    2. Ex-Prime Minister, Tony Blair
    3. Current leader, Jeremy Corbyn
  9. When do scientists say Britain literally broke away from Europe and became an island?
    1. One million years ago
    2. 450,000 years ago
    3. 125,000 years ago
  10. How many of the world’s computers were made in China in 2011?
    1. 52%
    2. 73%
    3. 91%
  11. What is the most common religion in Myanmar?
    1. Christianity
    2. Islam
    3. Buddhism
  12. A student has been accepted into Stanford University after repeating a hashtag 100 times in his personal statement. What was it?
    1. #JeSuisCharlie
    2. #BlackLivesMatter
    3. #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“When you run out of web-shooter…” Hampton College

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

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