Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

An unusual artwork in the Italian city of Venice. Captions please!

  1. What was incorrectly predicted to happen in 1910?
    1. A global financial crash
    2. A comet destroying Earth
    3. A huge flood
  2. What is the name of the sea separating Korea, Japan and eastern Siberia?
    1. Sea of Korea
    2. Sea of Siberia
    3. Sea of Japan
  3. Which of these British institutions was hit by a cyber attack on Monday?
    1. The NHS
    2. MI5
    3. The armed forces
  4. Colombo is the capital of which Asian country?
    1. Laos
    2. Sri Lanka
    3. Bangladesh
  5. According to Robin Dubner’s research, what is the maximum number of acquaintances a human can have at once?
    1. 100
    2. 300
    3. 500
  6. Which former communist country did Nicolae Ceaușescu rule from 1967 until 1989?
    1. Yugoslavia
    2. Romania
    3. Poland
  7. Which of these world figures will President Trump meet on his first trip abroad?
    1. The Pope
    2. Theresa May
    3. Xi Jinping
  8. Which party is promising to introduce a “digital charter” in its election manifesto?
    1. Conservatives
    2. Labour
    3. Liberal Democrats
  9. Which party is promising to legalise cannabis in its 2017 election manifesto?
    1. Conservatives
    2. Labour
    3. Liberal Democrats
  10. Which party is promising to nationalise the railways in its 2017 election manifesto?
    1. Conservatives
    2. Labour
    3. Liberal Democrats
  11. How long has the Japanese royal family’s line of succession lasted?
    1. 26 years
    2. 260 years
    3. 2,600 years
  12. On Sunday 101-year-old Verdun Hayes became the world’s oldest…
    1. Skydiver
    2. Bungee jumper
    3. Base jumper

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“That croissant looks beautigull” Kingston Grammar School

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

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