Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Wild turkey chase! Send us your funniest captions please!

  1. Which city will host the 2024 Olympics?
    1. Berlin
    2. Tokyo
    3. Paris
  2. In which century did the Thirty Years War take place?
    1. 16th century
    2. 17th century
    3. 18th century
  3. The Wallonia region makes up roughly half of which European country?
    1. Netherlands
    2. Belgium
    3. Switzerland
  4. How much does the average American millennial spend on Halloween?
    1. $83
    2. $183
    3. $283
  5. Which of these people was NOT indicted by the FBI this week?
    1. Reince Priebus
    2. Paul Manafort
    3. Rick Gates
  6. Insects make up what percentage of all animal species on Earth?
    1. 40%
    2. 60%
    3. 80%
  7. Which ancient civilisation came up with the “Golden Ratio” - a mathematical formula for beauty?
    1. Greeks
    2. Egyptians
    3. Romans
  8. In which year was the State of Israel founded?
    1. 1917
    2. 1948
    3. 1960
  9. Five of the casualties of Tuesday’s attack in New York were tourists from which country?
    1. Germany
    2. Iran
    3. Argentina
  10. What was the Word of the Year 2017?
    1. Fake News
    2. Trump
    3. Antifa
  11. Who resigned as UK Defence Secretary on Wednesday?
    1. Gavin Williamson
    2. Liam Fox
    3. Michael Fallon
  12. The city of Honolulu in Hawaii has announced that it is about to fine people who…?
    1. Eat in public
    2. Use their phone while crossing the road
    3. Walk around in bikinis

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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