Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Camels in the desert… Send us your funniest captions!

  1. What is the name of the new political group formed by ex-Labour and Conservative MPs?
    1. The Direct Action Group
    2. The Independent Group
    3. The New Politics Group
  2. Who won Best Supporting Actor at the Oscars for his role in Green Book?
    1. Viggo Mortensen
    2. Richard E. Grant
    3. Mahershala Ali
  3. On average, how many people die from an opioid overdose in the UK each day?
    1. Two
    2. Five
    3. 12
  4. How long did the Roman Empire last?
    1. 525 years
    2. 1,250 years
    3. 255 years
  5. Who defined feminism as “a person who believes in the social, political and economic equality of the sexes”?
    1. Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
    2. Beyoncé
    3. Germaine Greer
  6. According to a Survation survey, what percentage of women aged 18-24 in the UK call themselves feminists?
    1. 80%
    2. 50%
    3. 20%
  7. When is the UK supposed to leave the EU?
    1. March 29
    2. April 29
    3. May 29
  8. What is the average temperature in the UK in February?
    1. 2C
    2. 12C
    3. 6C
  9. What is the name of the disputed region claimed by both India and Pakistan?
    1. Hatay
    2. Kashmir
    3. Senkaku
  10. What does “Cogito ergo sum” mean?
    1. Seize the day
    2. I think, therefore I am
    3. For the good
  11. Donald Trump’s former lawyer said this about the US president: “He is a racist. He is a conman. He is…”
    1. A cheat
    2. Finished
    3. An idiot
  12. Who faced criticism after they were announced as the headline act for Manchester Pride?
    1. Ed Sheeran
    2. Ariana Grande
    3. Britney Spears

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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