Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

A nice day for a wet wedding. Send us your funniest captions!

  1. What was the name of the hurricane that struck Florida and the Caribbean last week?
    1. Wanda
    2. Irma
    3. Linda
  2. How many troops were expected to take part in Russia’s “Zapad” training drill this week?
    1. 10,000
    2. 100,000
    3. 500,000
  3. Which of these is a feature of the new iPhone X?
    1. In-built projector
    2. X-ray scanner
    3. Face recognition software
  4. Which country buys the most weapons from Britain?
    1. Saudi Arabia
    2. USA
    3. India
  5. In how many countries is homosexuality punishable by the death penalty?
    1. One
    2. Two
    3. Ten
  6. Over 300,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled from Myanmar to which country?
    1. Bangladesh
    2. China
    3. Thailand
  7. In America, which law was abolished thanks to a campaign led by Edie Windsor?
    1. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals
    2. Defence of Marriage Act
    3. North American Free Trade Agreement
  8. What is the name of the South Korean army regiment tasked with the assassination of Kim Jong-un?
    1. Slaughter Squad
    2. Decapitation Unit
    3. Execution Brigade
  9. The favourite to win this year's Man Booker Prize for fiction is a novel about which US president?
    1. George Washington
    2. Abraham Lincoln
    3. Barack Obama
  10. In which country was the number zero invented?
    1. Greece
    2. Egypt
    3. India
  11. How much money did Grenfell Tower bosses save by using cheap materials?
    1. £293,368
    2. £610,987
    3. £1,098,660
  12. A family called the RSPCA because they thought there was a “rare lizard” under the bed. In fact, the “lizard” turned out to be what?
    1. A dirty sock
    2. A toy dinosaur
    3. A leaf

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Honey, I blew up the dog…” Walthamstow Hall

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

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