Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Tractors with a twist: Send us your funniest captions please!

  1. Who is thought to be the world’s youngest head of state?
    1. Emmanuel Macron
    2. Justin Trudeau
    3. Kim Jong-un
  2. Donald Trump tweeted a modified video of himself appearing on which TV show?
    1. The Apprentice
    2. Wrestlemania
    3. Blind Date
  3. In 2008, before the effects of the financial crash, the UK’s annual budget deficit was £9.7 billion. How much was it in 2010?
    1. £19.7 billion
    2. £59.7 billion
    3. £99.7 billion
  4. Which historical figure is the main character in Hillary Mantel’s books Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies.
    1. Henry VII
    2. Oliver Cromwell
    3. Thomas Cromwell
  5. Who built the Palace of Versailles?
    1. Louis XIV
    2. Napoleon
    3. Charles de Gaulle
  6. What do scientists say is the best way to dispel anxiety?
    1. Saying: "I'm anxious"
    2. Saying: "I'm excited"
    3. Saying: "I'm calm"
  7. How often is a rape reported in India?
    1. Every 15 minutes
    2. Every 15 hours
    3. Every 15 days
  8. It cost $1 billion to sequence the first human genome. How much does it cost today?
    1. $10
    2. $1,000
    3. $100,000
  9. What percentage of British people believe in ghosts?
    1. 12%
    2. 32%
    3. 52%
  10. In which city did the G20 summit take place?
    1. Amsterdam
    2. Hamburg
    3. Vienna
  11. Which country did Donald Trump visit before the summit?
    1. Poland
    2. Russia
    3. Czech Republic
  12. What did the Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic say about the sport following his defeat at Wimbledon?
    1. It is boring
    2. It is cruel
    3. It does not pay well enough.

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Gymnast accused of taking performance enhancing drugs.” Hele’s School

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

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