Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Pope Francis enjoys a circus show. Send us your funniest captions!

  1. The US government is currently shut down over a row about funding… what?
    1. A mission to put humans on Mars
    2. Trump’s wall on the Mexican border
    3. Free healthcare for low-income Americans
  2. Who is the speaker of the US House of Representatives?
    1. Nancy Pelosi
    2. Paul Ryan
    3. Hillary Clinton
  3. What percentage of Britons want a second Brexit referendum?
    1. 22%
    2. 53%
    3. 71%
  4. Where was the 2019 Consumer Electronics Show held?
    1. Shanghai
    2. Rio de Janeiro
    3. Las Vegas
  5. What percentage of people in the UK have an unhealthy habit like smoking, drinking or unhealthy eating?
    1. 90%
    2. 60%
    3. 30%
  6. Which of these historic events happened 50 years ago?
    1. President John F. Kennedy’s assassination
    2. The fall of the Berlin Wall
    3. Man first walked on the Moon
  7. What country was Saudi asylum seeker Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun trying to reach when she was detained in Thailand?
    1. Canada
    2. Australia
    3. Malaysia
  8. How much money was lost when drone sightings closed Gatwick airport last month?
    1. £5 million
    2. £10 million
    3. £20 million
  9. Which MP was called a “Nazi” and a “traitor” by a group of pro-Brexit campaigners outside Parliament?
    1. Anna Soubry
    2. Jeremy Corbyn
    3. John Bercow
  10. Which country most recently legalised cannabis?
    1. Canada
    2. Portugal
    3. America
  11. A study found that since 1989, perfectionism among university students has…?
    1. Fallen
    2. Stayed the same
    3. Risen
  12. Which pop singer recently clarified that they are not a Tory?
    1. Kate Bush
    2. Liam Payne
    3. Gary Barlow

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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