Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Congratulations Parklands High School: winners of caption of the year!

  1. How did Theresa May respond when she found out the general election exit poll result on June 8th?
    1. She "shed a little tear"
    2. She "went to bed"
    3. She "couldn't stop laughing"
  2. Doctor Who’s 13th Doctor, Jodie Whittaker, will “embrace everything the Doctor stands for:”
    1. "Peace"
    2. "Hope"
    3. "Glory"
  3. How many times has Roger Federer won Wimbledon?
    1. Eight
    2. Nine
    3. Ten
  4. Which landmark was lit up in yellow to celebrate World Emoji Day?
    1. Paris's Eiffel Tower
    2. London's Houses of Parliament
    3. New York's Empire State Building
  5. Which Jane Austen book has a character called Mr Bennett?
    1. Mansfield Park
    2. Pride and Prejudice
    3. Emma
  6. Worldwide, how many people are over the age of 60?
    1. 500 million
    2. 900 million
    3. 1.5 billion
  7. How many Emmy nominations have been given to original Netflix productions this year?
    1. 28
    2. 56
    3. 91
  8. Who is the BBC’s highest earning star, according to a list published this week?
    1. Chris Evans
    2. Graham Norton
    3. Jeremy Vine
  9. Which fish has finally become a sustainable food again, after years of fishing restrictions in the North Sea?
    1. Haddock
    2. Plaice
    3. Cod
  10. Who is the Republican Senate majority leader in the USA?
    1. Mitch McConnell
    2. Paul Ryan
    3. Mike Pence
  11. What word is often used to describe the Republican Senator John McCain?
    1. Joker
    2. Maverick
    3. Loner
  12. A Snapchat video caused a woman to be arrested in Saudi Arabia this week. What was she doing?
    1. Wearing a mini skirt
    2. Driving a car
    3. Drinking alcohol

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“I bring the Three Wise Men all this way and all I get for my Christmas dinner is this!” Stowmarket High School

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

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