Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

An awkward encounter in China. Send us your funniest captions please!

  1. Which of these has not been suggested as a name for the generation of people born between 1995 and 2015?
    1. Generation Z
    2. Cyber Generation
    3. Homeland Generation
  2. When someone feels unhappy with the gender they were assigned at birth, they are said to have what?
    1. Gender euphoria
    2. Gender dysphoria
    3. Gender phantasmagoria
  3. Which category of Olympic athletes was embroiled in a fresh doping scandal this week?
    1. Skiers
    2. Snowboarders
    3. Figure skaters
  4. A song by which artist was played at the launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy spacecraft on Tuesday?
    1. Justin Timberlake
    2. Bruno Mars
    3. David Bowie
  5. British women were first given the vote a century ago - but how old did they have to be?
    1. 16
    2. 21
    3. 30
  6. How does Laurie Santos describe her new course on happiness at Yale University?
    1. “The easiest class at Yale”
    2. “The hardest class at Yale”
    3. “The funnest class at Yale”
  7. Which of these politicians did not attend Eton?
    1. Michael Gove
    2. Jacob Rees-Mogg
    3. Boris Johnson
  8. How much did the world’s 500 richest people lose on Monday due to the stock market fall?
    1. $114 million
    2. $114 billion
    3. $114 trillion
  9. Members of the British armed forces have been told to avoid certain words. Which is not on the list?
    1. Manipulate
    2. Mankind
    3. Sportsmanship
  10. The last military parade in Washington DC was held to mark the end of which war?
    1. Korean War
    2. Vietnam War
    3. Gulf War
  11. What is the name of the fictional African nation in the Black Panther comics?
    1. Wakanda
    2. Pandora
    3. Kasnia
  12. Norway’s Olympics team made a mistake when placing an order for their base in South Korea. What did they buy?
    1. A life-size statue of South Korea’s president
    2. A diamond-encrusted snowboard
    3. A delivery of 15,000 eggs

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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