Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

There’s some food for thought. Send us your funniest captions please!

  1. What did The Saturday Evening Post call the USA in 1955?
    1. A nation of suckers
    2. A nation of scrawlers
    3. A nation of bawlers
  2. Which actor is being edited out of a new film after claims of sexual harassment were made against him?
    1. Kevin Spacey
    2. Louis CK
    3. Dustin Hoffman
  3. What is the full name of the Saudi Crown Prince “MBS”?
    1. Moshe ben Sharon
    2. Mohammed bin Salman
    3. Matthew Bob Stephenson
  4. What is the name of the US government’s quantum computing programme?
    1. Reaching New Frontiers
    2. Solving Tough Problems
    3. Penetrating Hard Targets
  5. How many people suffer from Alzheimer’s globally?
    1. 470,000
    2. 4.7 million
    3. 47 million
  6. As a cyclist passed Donald Trump’s motorcade, she did something that led to her getting fired. What was it?
    1. She took a photo of Trump’s car
    2. She flipped the middle finger at it
    3. She threw a cheeseburger at it
  7. The novelist Herman Melville was fond of black and white art. What did he call colours?
    1. Silly distractions
    2. Stupid designs
    3. Subtle deceits
  8. What is the nickname of Grace Mugabe, wife of Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe?
    1. Gucci Grace
    2. Amazing Grace
    3. Fifty Shades of Grace
  9. How much did it cost to make the new Justice League movie?
    1. $50 million
    2. $300 million
    3. $1 billion
  10. Who is believed to have once owned the Leonardo da Vinci painting Salvator Mundi?
    1. Queen Victoria
    2. Charles I
    3. Napoleon Bonaparte
  11. How much was Zoella’s advent calendar originally being sold for in Boots?
    1. £25
    2. £50
    3. £100
  12. It has been a record year for sightings of the Loch Ness monster. How many times has it been spotted?
    1. Eight
    2. Eighty
    3. Eight hundred

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“When you run out of web-shooter…” Hampton College

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

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