Quiz: a week in 12 questions

What did Prince Harry say about Diana’s death this week? Answer below!

  1. Since when have homosexuals been allowed to serve openly in the US military?
    1. 1991
    2. 2001
    3. 2011
  2. What was the name of the last Category 4 storm to hit the USA before this week’s Harvey?
    1. Robbie
    2. Charley
    3. Mary
  3. Which was a category at this year’s Video Music Awards?
    1. Best Campaign Against Trump
    2. Best Fight Against The System
    3. Best Rage Against The Machine
  4. Which of these is NOT a major religious community in Iraq?
    1. Yazidis
    2. Sunnis
    3. Shias
  5. Which state has NOT been directly affected by Tropical Storm Harvey?
    1. Florida
    2. Louisiana
    3. Texas
  6. What is the name of the current Japanese prime minister?
    1. Naoto Kan
    2. Junichiro Koizumi
    3. Shinzo Abe
  7. Mark Zuckerberg has some words of advice for his daughter: “Childhood is magical. Don’t spend it…”
    1. "... wanting to grow up"
    2. "... worrying too much"
    3. "... on Facebook"
  8. How many people watched Princess Diana’s funeral on TV in 1997?
    1. 500 million
    2. 1 billion
    3. 2.5 billion
  9. Which of these African countries has NOT experienced a deadly landslide this summer?
    1. Nigeria
    2. Sierra Leone
    3. D.R. Congo
  10. How many schools have been destroyed by floods in South Asia’s monsoon season this year?
    1. 8,000
    2. 18,000
    3. 28,000
  11. Which of these was NOT featured on NASA’s Golden Record?
    1. Whale song
    2. The sound of laughter
    3. A Wagner opera
  12. What did Prince Harry say about his mother’s death this week, while visiting tributes to her (above)?
    1. "All of us lost somebody"
    2. "I still miss her"
    3. "It is time for Britain to move on"

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“Don’t let the cat out of the bag!” West Buckland School

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

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