Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition
A flying figure skater. Send us your funniest captions, please!
Which ancient bard wrote the epic poems
Which charity caused a major scandal following revelations of abuse by its aid workers in Haiti?
- Amnesty International
How many Baftas did the film
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
win this week?
Notes by a 1980s communist spy described which politician like so: “behaviour is reserved and courteous, however, occasionally explosive”?
- Jeremy Corbyn
- Theresa May
- Vince Cable
What did prime minister Theresa May describe this week as being among “the most expensive in the world”?
- French wine
- UK house prices
- Tuition fees in England
Why were hundreds of KFC restaurants closed this week?
- Attacks from animal rights protesters
- They ran out of chicken
- Health and safety reasons
Who stunned the world by appearing on the front row at a London Fashion Week show?
- Pope Francis
- Kim Jong-un
- The Queen
What is the name of the area of Syria that has been under severe bombardment this week?
- Eastern Ghouta
What is the name of the social theory which claims that vandalised urban spaces cause more violent crimes?
- Chaos theory
- Broken windows theory
- The butterfly effect
Why was evangelist Billy Graham known as “God’s machine gun”?
- He spoke fast
- He advocated violence
- He made money from selling arms
How many anti-depressant prescriptions were given out last year in the UK?
- 6.4 million
- 64 million
How fast was Lizzy Yarnold’s final run in the skeleton competition, securing Britain’s first gold medal in this year’s Winter Olympics?
- 40.46 seconds
- 51.46 seconds
- 59.46 seconds
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