Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Two thrill seekers take a giant leap in Kuala Lumpur. Captions please!

  1. Who was appointed to the US Supreme Court this week?
    1. Neil Gorsuch
    2. Clarence Thomas
    3. Brett Kavanaugh
  2. Officials from which country have been accused of murdering journalist Jamal Khashoggi?
    1. China
    2. Saudi Arabia
    3. Russia
  3. Who is the showrunner for the new Doctor Who?
    1. Jodie Whittaker
    2. Chris Chibnall
    3. Steven Moffatt
  4. According to the UN, by what year must humanity have taken urgent action to avoid climate change catastrophe?
    1. 2050
    2. 2019
    3. 2030
  5. The head of which international organisation is believed to have been abducted by Chinese authorities?
    1. Interpol
    2. United Nations Security Council
    3. NATO
  6. What was the theme of this year’s World Mental Health day?
    1. Young people in a changing world
    2. Mental health in the workplace
    3. Combating loneliness in older adults
  7. How many working days in the UK are lost to work-related stress, depression or anxiety each year?
    1. 6.5 million
    2. 12.5 million
    3. 24 million
  8. When was the earliest known beer brewed?
    1. 2,500 years ago
    2. 5,000 years ago
    3. 10,000 years ago
  9. Stars of which reality TV show sparked a row after they shared a controversial drunken kiss?
    1. The X Factor
    2. Strictly Come Dancing
    3. The Circle
  10. Who was the second person to walk on the Moon?
    1. Buzz Aldrin
    2. Neil Armstrong
    3. Ryan Gosling
  11. What award did Ignacio Echeverría posthumously receive for bravery during the London Bridge terror attack?
    1. George Medal
    2. Victoria Cross
    3. Nobel Prize
  12. Two astronauts had a lucky escape when their rocket malfunctioned on Thursday. Where did they crash land?
    1. Tajikistan
    2. Kazakhstan
    3. Belarus

Caption competition

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“New extreme sport: budgie jumping!” Hampton College

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

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