Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

A boy finishes a fun run in Leicester. Send us your captions, please!

  1. Which political party does German chancellor Angela Merkel belong to?
    1. Christian Democratic Union
    2. Social Democratic Party
    3. Alternative for Germany
  2. What is the name of the software that Uber allegedly uses to stop police from viewing its app properly?
    1. Greenlight
    2. Redshift
    3. Greyball
  3. Which US celebrity has called Donald Trump a “bum” on Twitter?
    1. Basketballer LeBron James
    2. Singer Mariah Carey
    3. Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger
  4. What nickname has Donald Trump given to North Korean leader Kim Jong-un in recent weeks?
    1. Crooked Kim
    2. Little Rocket Man
    3. Dastardly dictator
  5. What year did the USA ban segregated education for white and black teenagers in America?
    1. 1948
    2. 1954
    3. 1963
  6. Which region of Spain is attempting to hold an independence referendum?
    1. Madrid
    2. Andalucia
    3. Catalonia
  7. This week Saudi Arabia allowed women to do something that was illegal before. What was it?
    1. Drive
    2. Vote
    3. Open a bank account?
  8. Which poem has been quoted by Jeremy Corbyn, protesters in Tiannenman Square, and Arab Spring rebels?
    1. Walt Whitman's "Beat! Beat! Drums!"
    2. P.B. Shelley's "The Mask of Anarchy"
    3. Maya Angelou's "Caged Bird"
  9. What did the prime minister, Theresa May, say was the greatest thing “ever created”?
    1. Capitalism
    2. The internet
    3. The wheel
  10. Which of these things does Facebook NOT have the ability to track through your phone?
    1. Your location
    2. Your bank card details
    3. Your body temperature
  11. Who was the first ever cover star for Playboy Magazine in 1953?
    1. Elizabeth Taylor
    2. Audrey Hepburn
    3. Marilyn Monroe
  12. Ex-Google employee Anthony Levandowski has founded a new religious organisation. What is its “God”?
    1. The Sun
    2. Artificial intelligence
    3. Some toast with Jesus's face on it

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“When you see the HAREdressers have re-opened.” Hull Collegiate School

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

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