Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

A match made in toast heaven… Send us your funniest captions!

  1. In America, how many people have been killed in school shootings this year?
    1. 19
    2. 39
    3. 99
  2. A gospel choir treated guests at the royal wedding to a stunning rendition of which song?
    1. I Will Always Love You
    2. A Change is Gonna Come
    3. Stand By Me
  3. Bishop Michael Curry began his rousing royal wedding sermon with a quote from who?
    1. Martin Luther King Jr
    2. Mahatma Gandhi
    3. Malcom X
  4. A fresh outbreak of Ebola is spreading through which African country?
    1. Nigeria
    2. Democratic Republic of Congo
    3. South Africa
  5. What did columnist Peter Hitchens call “a monument to our cheapskate society”?
    1. Britain’s railways
    2. The remains of Grenfell Tower
    3. London’s Olympic Stadium
  6. On an average 2.5 hour flight, autopilots and computers typically fly the plane for how much of the journey?
    1. 30%
    2. 60%
    3. 95%
  7. What does GDPR stand for?
    1. General Data Protection Regulation
    2. Giant Data Package Review
    3. Good Deal Pending Review
  8. For which novel did Philip Roth win a Pulitzer Prize?
    1. Portnoy’s Complaint
    2. The Human Stain
    3. American Pastoral
  9. Of the UK’s last 10 prime ministers, how many studied at Oxford University?
    1. Four
    2. Six
    3. Eight
  10. In which European nation is abortion totally illegal?
    1. Malta
    2. Belarus
    3. Poland
  11. In a letter announcing the cancellation of North Korea talks, how did Trump describe America’s nuclear bombs?
    1. “Unimaginably destructive”
    2. “Massive and powerful”
    3. “Furious and flammable”
  12. Which Barcelona legend left the club this week after making 674 appearances?
    1. Gerard Piqué
    2. Lionel Messi
    3. Andrés Iniesta

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Lemur alone, I need my coffee.” Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

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

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