Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition
Geronimo the dog earns a world record for skipping. Captions please!
The Mail on Sunday
this week, Boris Johnson compared Theresa May’s Brexit plan to…
- A Trojan horse
- A white flag
- A suicide vest
Which of these words has NOT been added to the Merriam-Webber dictionary this September?
Which tennis player beat Serena Williams in the women’s final at the US Open?
- Naomi Osaka
- Simona Halep
- Petra Kvitova
When was farming animals for their fur banned in the UK?
- Trick question: it’s still legal
Which technology CEO has described artificial intelligence as “more dangerous than nukes”?
- Mark Zuckerberg
- Elon Musk
- Bill Gates
Roughly how many people are watching the BBC’s
- 5 million
- 10 million
- 15 million
Which company became the first to be worth $1 trillion this summer?
- Alphabet (Google)
What is the lifespan of a termite queen?
- Five years
- 15 years
- 50 years
Which country changed the lyrics of its national anthem in January in order to make it less sexist?
How long ago was the earliest known brain surgery on a human?
- 250 years
- 2,000 years
- 10,000 years
How many people die of smoking related diseases each year worldwide?
- One million
- Six million
- Nine million
The two men accused of bringing deadly Novichok to Salisbury have spoken out. Why do they say they were there?
- To visit Salisbury Cathedral
- To meet friends from the internet
- For a joint job interview
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1c, 2b, 3a, 4a, 5b, 6b, 7a, 8c, 9a, 10c, 11b, 12a