Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. In what year did Islamic State control the most territory in Syria and Iraq?
    1. 2013
    2. 2014
    3. 2015
  2. What is the name of the 16-year-old activist who started the climate change school strikes?
    1. Greta Thunberg
    2. Emma Gonzalez
    3. Malala Yousafzai
  3. What royal house did Queen Anne belong to?
    1. Hanover
    2. Stuart
    3. Tudor
  4. According to a new report, what percentage of insect species are declining?
    1. 40%
    2. 60%
    3. 80%
  5. What does Beyoncé want her fans to do in order to win tickets to her concerts?
    1. Give up plastic
    2. Declare themselves feminists
    3. Go vegan
  6. What percentage of Americans oppose Donald Trump’s Mexican border wall?
    1. 32%
    2. 58%
    3. 76%
  7. What pagan festival was Valentine’s Day associated with in ancient Rome?
    1. Midsummer
    2. Lupercalia
    3. Yule
  8. Gordon Banks, the former England goal keeper who died on February 12, made an iconic save in 1970. Who was the striker?
    1. Pelé
    2. Zinedine Zidane
    3. Diego Maradona
  9. Who said “moderation is best in all things”?
    1. Julius Ceasar
    2. Oscar Wilde
    3. Hesiod
  10. The city of Raqqa is in which country?
    1. Syria
    2. Iraq
    3. Qatar
  11. Who recently sparked a row by calling Winston Churchill a “villain”?
    1. John McDonnell
    2. Yvette Cooper
    3. Jeremy Corbyn
  12. Which famous person revealed that they scrape mould off the top of old jam to eat what’s underneath?
    1. Piers Morgan
    2. Theresa May
    3. Prince Harry

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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