Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

An unusual creation spotted at a Paris fashion show. Captions please!

  1. Which country suffered a devastating tsunami last weekend?
    1. Indonesia
    2. India
    3. Thailand
  2. Which technology CEO was recently fined $20 billion (£15.3 million)?
    1. Mark Zuckerberg (Facebook)
    2. Elon Musk (Tesla)
    3. Bill Gates (Microsoft)
  3. Which sandwich shop chain recently came under fire for not including dangerous allergens on its packaging?
    1. Pret a Manger
    2. Subway
    3. Greggs
  4. “You have power over your mind — not outside events. Realise this, and you will find strength.” Who said this?
    1. Civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr
    2. Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius
    3. The Dalai Lama
  5. What is the Conservative Party logo?
    1. A lion
    2. A rose
    3. A tree
  6. According to a recent survey, what percentage of people aged 18 to 24 in the UK believe in miracles?
    1. 23%
    2. 54%
    3. 72%
  7. Which country is planning to kill every “invasive predator” (including rats) by 2050?
    1. India
    2. New Zealand
    3. Sweden
  8. Prime Minister Theresa May danced to an ABBA song at her party’s conference. But which song?
    1. Mamma Mia
    2. Dancing Queen
    3. SOS
  9. According to the NHS, what proportion of children aged two to 15 are overweight or obese?
    1. 28%
    2. 36%
    3. 49%
  10. Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990?
    1. Aung San Suu Kyi
    2. Henry Kissinger
    3. Mikhail Gorbachev
  11. Sylvia Plath was married to which English poet?
    1. Ted Hughes
    2. T.S. Eliot
    3. Philip Larkin
  12. How many people were killed in “extreme selfie” incidents between 2011 and 2017?
    1. 68
    2. 259
    3. 1,022

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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