Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Vice-president Mike Pence ignores the signs at NASA. Captions please!

  1. Who was Robert E. Lee?
    1. A Confederate Army general
    2. A US president
    3. An inventor
  2. How many people have died in the migration crisis in the Mediterranean this year?
    1. 200
    2. 1,000
    3. 2,000
  3. In which city did the chocolatier George Cadbury build the village of Bourneville to house his workers?
    1. London
    2. Birmingham
    3. Manchester
  4. How many people in the world suffer from Charlie Gard’s condition, encephalomyopathic mitochondrial DNA depletion syndrome?
    1. 16
    2. 1,600
    3. 16 million
  5. What is a sarcophagus?
    1. A part of the body
    2. A stone coffin
    3. An Egyptian hieroglyph
  6. The asteroid that is believed to have wiped out the dinosaurs landed in which country?
    1. Mexico
    2. Brazil
    3. China
  7. What did Donald Trump Jr. say when offered the chance to find out incriminating information about Hillary Clinton?
    1. "Don't tell anyone!"
    2. "I love it!"
    3. "I'll need to ask my Dad."
  8. In which country did a genocide take place in 1994?
    1. Armenia
    2. Cambodia
    3. Rwanda
  9. How many people in the UK are thought to have an eating disorder?
    1. 700,000
    2. 1.6 million
    3. 3.8 million
  10. What does tennis player Johanna Konta credit with keeping her mentally strong?
    1. Mindfulness
    2. Religion
    3. Alcohol
  11. At the Natural History Museum, Dippy the dinosaur has been replaced by the bones of a blue whale. What is her nickname?
    1. Faith
    2. Mercy
    3. Hope
  12. Which animal was found swimming 10 miles out to sea in Sri Lanka?
    1. A leopard
    2. A buffalo
    3. An elephant

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“My boat just catsized!” Millais School

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

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