Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. Former Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson writes a weekly column for which newspaper?
    1. The Telegraph
    2. The Times
    3. The Guardian
  2. Which veteran MP resigned from the Labour Party last week, in part due to Labour’s anti-Semitism scandal?
    1. David Blunkett
    2. Frank Field
    3. Tom Watson
  3. A fire destroyed countless treasures this week when it ripped through the national museum of which country?
    1. Spain
    2. Brazil
    3. Argentina
  4. Over the summer a huge bridge collapsed in Genoa. How many people died?
    1. 14
    2. 23
    3. 43
  5. How many Test centuries has batsman Alastair Cook scored for England?
    1. 13
    2. 32
    3. 52
  6. Every second, how many queries does the Google search engine receive?
    1. 40,000
    2. 400,000
    3. 4,000,000
  7. When did the First World War officially end?
    1. December 13, 1918
    2. November 21, 1918
    3. November 11, 1918
  8. Lil Miquela is an Instagram influencer with over 1.4 million followers. What is unusual about her?
    1. She is a human clone
    2. She is a parrot
    3. She is a computer-generated image
  9. An additive called castoreum is used to enhance strawberry flavours in some foods. Where does it come from?
    1. Beaver urine
    2. Snake sweat
    3. Eagle blood
  10. In total how many people have been killed by the Salisbury nerve agent attack in March?
    1. 1
    2. 2
    3. 3
  11. A bold exposé of Donald Trump called Fear: Trump in White House will be published next week. Who wrote it?
    1. Barack Obama
    2. Melania Trump
    3. Bob Woodward
  12. Kevin Strahle set a world record for eating the most powdered doughnuts in three minutes. How many did he eat?
    1. 9
    2. 19
    3. 90

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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