Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

This polar bear is trying to get the perfect shot… Send us your captions!

  1. When did the idea of marrying for love become popular?
    1. 1300s
    2. 1700s
    3. 1900s
  2. What percentage of Remainers feel pessimistic about Britain’s future?
    1. 70%
    2. 40%
    3. 90%
  3. Which of these is the name of a popular dating app?
    1. Toshiba
    2. Tinder
    3. Fringe
  4. Which Briton was pardoned by the United Arab Emirates for spying?
    1. Mark Carney
    2. Michael Gove
    3. Matthew Hedges
  5. According to legend, Robin Hood lived during which king’s reign?
    1. John
    2. Henry II
    3. Richard III
  6. When did the female contraceptive pill become available on the NHS?
    1. 1948
    2. 1961
    3. 1985
  7. How long did it take NASA’s InSight probe to get to Mars?
    1. Seven months
    2. Two months
    3. Two years
  8. By which year does Elon Musk think humans could build a liveable base on Mars?
    1. 2020
    2. 2035
    3. 2028
  9. What law banned the promotion of homosexuality in schools until 2003?
    1. Proposition 12
    2. Section 28
    3. The Inequalities Bill
  10. What technology can be used to edit genes in embryos?
    1. CHIPR
    2. BURNR
    3. CRISPR
  11. Last year, how many items of clothing did the UK send to landfill?
    1. Two million
    2. 23 million
    3. 235 million
  12. Who does Theresa May want to go head-to-head with in a televised debate about her Brexit deal?
    1. Boris Johnson
    2. Jeremy Corbyn
    3. Tony Blair

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“You CAN teach an old dog new tricks!” Sandbach School

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

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