Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Some sceptical looks. Send us your funniest captions, please!

  1. Which of these Japanese cities was NOT hit by an atomic bomb?
    1. Nagasaki
    2. Hiroshima
    3. Osaka
  2. Who was nominated more than any other artist at this year’s Grammys?
    1. Jay-Z
    2. Beyoncé
    3. Kendrick Lamar
  3. Cyrus The Great founded which empire?
    1. The Macedonian Empire
    2. The Persian Empire
    3. The Egyptian Empire
  4. In which year was Ikea founded?
    1. 1943
    2. 1963
    3. 1983
  5. What percentage of Twitter users are believed to be automated accounts designed to simulate real people?
    1. 2%
    2. 15%
    3. 30%
  6. What is the name of the Sun’s gaseous atmosphere?
    1. Corona
    2. Photosphere
    3. Chromosphere
  7. What does the “A” in DNA stand for?
    1. Alkali
    2. Acid
    3. Adenine
  8. Who is the current favourite to succeed Theresa May as leader of the Conservative Party?
    1. David Davis
    2. Boris Johnson
    3. Jacob Rees-Mogg
  9. Which rare celestial coincidence lit up the sky on Wednesday morning?
    1. Blue super blood Moon
    2. Super blood blue Moon
    3. Super blue blood Moon
  10. How many times did Donald Trump mention God in his State of the Union speech?
    1. Never
    2. Four times
    3. Ten times
  11. Which talking animal appears in the Bible?
    1. Donkey
    2. Goat
    3. Sheep
  12. Donald Trump asked New York’s Guggenheim for a Van Gogh painting for the White House. What did they give him instead?
    1. $10
    2. A solid gold lavatory
    3. Two Van Gogh paintings

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“New extreme sport: budgie jumping!” Hampton College

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

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