Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Interview with a robot… Send us your funniest captions!

  1. Over three million people watched Princess Eugenie get married last week. What relation is she to the Queen?
    1. Granddaughter
    2. Niece
    3. Great granddaughter
  2. What is the name of the government’s Brexit secretary?
    1. Boris Johnson
    2. Dominic Raab
    3. David Davis
  3. The meat and dairy industries are responsible for how much of the world’s CO2 emissions?
    1. 2.5%
    2. 14.5%
    3. 60%
  4. Meghan Markle is pregnant. The child will be seventh in line to the throne, and eligible for what other role?
    1. Pope
    2. Dalai Lama
    3. US president
  5. “The systemic racism we still see in this country towards people of colour is terrifying.” Who said this?
    1. Taylor Swift
    2. Kanye West
    3. Barack Obama
  6. Brief Answers to the Big Questions is a book by which famous scientist?
    1. Stephen Hawking
    2. Albert Einstein
    3. Marie Curie
  7. Milkman was named the winner of the Man Booker Prize this week. Where is the story set?
    1. The Moon
    2. An alternate universe ruled over by cows
    3. Northern Ireland
  8. Canada has become the second nation to legalise recreational cannabis. Which country was first?
    1. Uruguay
    2. Ecuador
    3. The US
  9. A controversial technique for accessing fossil fuels was approved in Britain this week. What is it called?
    1. Stacking
    2. Fracking
    3. Whacking
  10. When was the wheel invented?
    1. 3500 BC
    2. AD 10
    3. AD 500
  11. What year was the Gender Recognition Act introduced?
    1. 2010
    2. 1996
    3. 2004
  12. Which of these films has Keira Knightley banned her daughter from watching because of its “sexist” themes?
    1. Mary Poppins
    2. Toy Story
    3. The Little Mermaid

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Honey, I blew up the dog…” Walthamstow Hall

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

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