Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

In Chile, police pups-in-training take part in a parade. Captions?

  1. Who is the deputy leader of the Labour Party?
    1. Jeremy Corbyn
    2. Tom Watson
    3. Diane Abbott
  2. Which of these books has NOT been nominated for the 2018 Man Booker Prize?
    1. Washington Black by Esi Edugyan
    2. Milkman by Anna Burns
    3. Origin by Dan Brown
  3. How many members of the United Nations are there?
    1. 191
    2. 193
    3. 195
  4. This week, Tiger Woods won a major golf tournament for the first time since 2013. Where was it held?
    1. Atlanta, Georgia, US
    2. Paris, France
    3. Aberdeen, Scotland
  5. Which UK university has launched the country’s first esports degree?
    1. Staffordshire University
    2. University of East Anglia
    3. Oxford University
  6. Roughly what percentage of people in the UK support nationalising the railways?
    1. 20%
    2. 40%
    3. 60%
  7. What has the RAF introduced to help the UK-based staff who carry out drone attacks in the Middle East?
    1. Mandatory therapy sessions
    2. An on-site priest
    3. Ethics lessons
  8. When did getting down on one knee become a traditional part of proposing marriage?
    1. Ancient Rome
    2. The Middle Ages
    3. The Victorian era
  9. When did the US Supreme Court end segregation in schools in America?
    1. 1946
    2. 1954
    3. 1963
  10. Which of these girl’s names entered the UK’s top 100 list for the first time last year?
    1. Aurora
    2. Lydia
    3. Lexi
  11. Russian women outlive Russian men by how many years?
    1. 3.5
    2. 7.1
    3. 10.8
  12. Which country ruled that the “Distracted Boyfriend” meme, which shows a man checking out another woman, is sexist?
    1. Australia
    2. Germany
    3. Sweden

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“We’re going to need a bigger boat.” Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

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

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