Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

An installation by graffiti artist JR in London. Captions please!

  1. What is the title of the tell-all book by Michael Wolff about Donald Trump’s White House, published last week?
    1. The Trump Doctrine
    2. Fire and Fury
    3. Not Fake News
  2. What statement did actors make at this year’s Golden Globes Awards, as a protest against harassment?
    1. They wore black
    2. They boycotted the event
    3. They refused the awards
  3. The world’s largest known prime number has been discovered. Roughly how many digits is it?
    1. 23,000
    2. 230,000
    3. 23 million
  4. Which celebrity is being touted as a possible future president after their speech at the Golden Globes?
    1. Oprah Winfrey
    2. Meryl Streep
    3. Tom Hanks
  5. The UK’s gender pay gap is around 9.1%, and in Iceland it is 5.7%. What is it in the USA?
    1. 5%
    2. 15%
    3. 20%
  6. What is the name of the robot dog revealed by Sony at a technology fair in Las Vegas this week?
    1. Aibo
    2. K9
    3. Pup-e
  7. How many elephants were poached in Africa last year?
    1. 9,000
    2. 20,000
    3. 70,000
  8. Which unusual place recorded 40cm of snow this week?
    1. The Sahara Desert
    2. Sydney, Australia
    3. Dubai, UAE
  9. What is the slogan for the British Army (recently accused of being “elitist and non-inclusive”)?
    1. “Be the best”
    2. “Only excellence”
    3. “Just do it”
  10. What is the hit new Winston Churchill biopic called?
    1. The Finest Hour
    2. The Darkest Hour
    3. The Longest Hour
  11. “It breaks my heart,” said Serena Williams in a recent Vogue interview. What was she referring to?
    1. Missing time with her daughter
    2. Watching the news
    3. Beating her sister at tennis
  12. A company which supplies the Queen’s lingerie has lost its royal warrant. Why?
    1. It sent a joke gift to Prince Harry
    2. A book detailed royal bra fittings
    3. It had “ties with Russia”

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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