Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Usain in space! Send us your funniest captions…

  1. “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.” This is a new campaign from which company?
    1. Apple
    2. Facebook
    3. Nike
  2. Who is the mayor of London?
    1. Sajid Javid
    2. Sadiq Khan
    3. Boris Johnson
  3. At least 37 people died after a hurricane hit the US this week. What was the storm called?
    1. Felicity
    2. Florence
    3. Fiona
  4. Ancient Greek actors used to wear an item of clothing called kothorni. What was it?
    1. A pair of platform shoes
    2. An early type of baseball cap
    3. A bright pink leotard
  5. In the year 2000 the average human attention span was calculated as 12 seconds. What is the average now?
    1. Still 12 seconds
    2. Eight seconds
    3. Five seconds
  6. Approximately how many Coca-Cola beverages are consumed across the world every second?
    1. 1,000
    2. 10,000
    3. 100,000
  7. Africa has a population of around one billion. According to projections what will this figure be by 2100?
    1. Two billion
    2. Three billion
    3. Four billion
  8. Bert and Ernie are characters in which famous children’s TV show?
    1. Sesame Street
    2. Grange Hill
    3. Rugrats
  9. Carl Jung is famous for his work in what field?
    1. Song-writing
    2. Architecture
    3. Psychiatry
  10. Which English king was married to Margaret of Anjou?
    1. Henry VIII
    2. George VI
    3. Henry VI
  11. How many people in England are categorised as obese?
    1. 16%
    2. 26%
    3. 46%
  12. The wreck of the famous ship Endeavour was found this week. Which explorer did it belong to?
    1. Captain Cook
    2. Christopher Columbus
    3. Sir Francis Drake

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“New extreme sport: budgie jumping!” Hampton College

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

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