Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Theresa May tucks in. Send us your captions!

  1. Which poet did politician Enoch Powell quote in his infamous “Rivers of Blood” speech in 1968?
    1. Homer
    2. Virgil
    3. Chaucer
  2. How long has Syria’s civil war lasted?
    1. Four years
    2. Seven years
    3. Ten years
  3. What has former FBI Director James Comey said should happen to President Donald Trump?
    1. He should be impeached
    2. He should be imprisoned
    3. He should be voted out in 2020
  4. Which country did not strike Syria alongside the UK last week?
    1. Germany
    2. France
    3. US
  5. Ant McPartlin (of Ant and Dec) has been handed what is thought to be the largest fine for drink driving in UK history. How much was it?
    1. £8,600
    2. £86,000
    3. £860,000
  6. With which cause was Barbara Bush, the former first lady who died this week, most closely associated?
    1. Abortion
    2. Cyber bullying
    3. Literacy
  7. Which country has just introduced a tough ban on fake news?
    1. Malaysia
    2. China
    3. France
  8. What are Prince Charles’s letters to politicians known as?
    1. The black spider memos
    2. The red ink missives
    3. The grey prince epistles
  9. How many plastic straws are used every day in the UK?
    1. 230,000
    2. 2.3 million
    3. 23 million
  10. Which of these famous writers was not a fan of puns?
    1. Cicero
    2. Samuel Johnson
    3. Shakespeare
  11. What did Neville Lawrence, the father of a teenager who was stabbed to death in 1993, do this week?
    1. Forgive the killers
    2. Meet the killers
    3. Testify at the killers’ trial
  12. Prince William has revealed that he is a fan of which restaurant chain?
    1. Pizza Hut
    2. Nando’s
    3. YO! Sushi

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Chick me out” Watford Grammar School for Boys

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

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