Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

A pig stands on a London roof. Send us your captions please!

  1. In which US state is the city of New Orleans?
    1. Florida
    2. Louisiana
    3. Texas
  2. Who is Sir Philip Green?
    1. An MP
    2. A scandal-hit businessman
    3. A poet
  3. In which country did the far-right Norbert Hofer lose a presidential election last year?
    1. Austria
    2. Germany
    3. Hungary
  4. How many of Amazon’s 20 current bestselling toys are fidget spinners?
    1. 3
    2. 9
    3. 18
  5. What percentage of his 2008 campaign promises did Barack Obama fulfil?
    1. 50%
    2. 70%
    3. 90%
  6. ETA is a terrorist organisation pushing for independence for which region in Europe?
    1. The Basque Country
    2. Chechnya
    3. Kosovo
  7. Why did the boss of the Australian airline Qantas take a cream pie to the face?
    1. Making an anti-Semitic remark
    2. A disastrous record on punctuality
    3. Supporting gay marriage
  8. What is Theresa May’s maiden name?
    1. Brasier
    2. Bailey
    3. Baker
  9. In which of these votes did 16- and 17-year-olds have the chance to cast a ballot?
    1. 2014 Scottish Referendum
    2. 2015 General Election
    3. 2016 EU Referendum
  10. What is the theme of Eurovision 2017?
    1. "Be nice to people"
    2. "Come together"
    3. "Celebrate diversity"
  11. Who is the shadow chancellor of the United Kingdom?
    1. John McDonnell
    2. Diane Abbott
    3. Hilary Benn
  12. Which couple were embroiled in a sexism scandal after declaring there are “boy jobs and girl jobs”?
    1. David and Victoria Beckham
    2. The Queen and Prince Philip
    3. Theresa and Philip May

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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