Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Machine races beast. Captions please!

  1. What was the profession of Harry Uzoka, who was stabbed to death in London last week?
    1. Singer
    2. Model
    3. Journalist
  2. How long did it take for a false missile alarm in Hawaii to be corrected?
    1. Three minutes
    2. 38 minutes
    3. One hour and two minutes
  3. Which politician has not called for a second EU referendum?
    1. Tony Blair
    2. Nigel Farage
    3. David Cameron
  4. Aside from Switzerland, which is the only country to have banned boiling lobsters alive?
    1. Norway
    2. Nigeria
    3. New Zealand
  5. Which much-loved TV programme is now shown with warnings of racism?
    1. Tom and Jerry
    2. The Simpsons
    3. Friends
  6. When a company gets ready to close down, it is said to go into what?
    1. Administration
    2. Petrification
    3. Liquidation
  7. Which country receives the most foreign aid from the UK?
    1. Afghanistan
    2. Pakistan
    3. Ethiopia
  8. How did the Greek philosopher Aristotle describe humans?
    1. Social animals
    2. Beastly individuals
    3. Lonely wretches
  9. What gift did Emmanuel Macron, president of France, give President Xi Jinping of China?
    1. An ancient scroll
    2. A horse
    3. A single red grape
  10. Which media outlet won the most prizes at President Trump’s Fake News Awards?
    1. Breitbart
    2. The New York Times
    3. CNN
  11. Which Roman emperor successfully invaded Britain in 43AD?
    1. Claudius
    2. Julius Caesar
    3. Augustus
  12. Why did pharmacy chain Boots remove faux-fur hairpins from its shelves?
    1. They injured several customers
    2. They contained real fur
    3. None were sold in the last year

Caption competition

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“New extreme sport: budgie jumping!” Hampton College

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

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