Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Pope caught clowning around. Send us your funniest captions, please!

  1. Which author described spring as “sun shining on the rain and the rain falling on the sunshine”?
    1. Salman Rushdie
    2. William Wordsworth
    3. Frances Hodgson Burnett
  2. How many Russian diplomats did Theresa May expel following the Salisbury nerve agent attack?
    1. 13
    2. 23
    3. 33
  3. “Soldiers generally win battles; generals get credit for them.” Which famous historical figure said this?
    1. Winston Churchill
    2. Napoleon Bonaparte
    3. Genghis Khan
  4. What is the name of the latest British civilian killed in Syria, after they volunteered to fight with Kurdish forces?
    1. Anna Campbell
    2. Amy Macdonald
    3. Sarah Connor
  5. Which company was accused of illegally harvesting millions Facebook users’ data, and using it to influence the American presidential election?
    1. Cambridge Analytica
    2. Oxford data
    3. London lab-tech
  6. Coca-Cola’s first ever alcoholic drink will be sold in which country?
    1. America
    2. France
    3. Japan
  7. An Uber self-driving car was involved in a fatal collision with a pedestrian this week, but where did the incident happen?
    1. New York
    2. California
    3. Arizona
  8. Which politician wrote the book Time to Get Tough?
    1. Jeremy Corbyn
    2. Donald Trump
    3. Emmanuel Macron
  9. Approximately how much plastic rubbish is dumped into the world’s oceans every year?
    1. 2.4 million tonnes
    2. 12.7 million tonnes
    3. 120 million tonnes
  10. Who is the only person in the world who does not need a passport to travel?
    1. Queen Elizabeth II
    2. The Pope
    3. The president of the United States
  11. How many first inning runs did England score in this week’s test match against New Zealand?
    1. 508
    2. 258
    3. 58
  12. The daughter of American Vice President Mike Pence has released a children’s book about their family pet rabbit. What is the name of the title character?
    1. Richie rab rab
    2. Marlon Bundo
    3. Bobby bunny

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“We’re going to need a bigger boat.” Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

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

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