Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

The royals enjoy a drink on St Patrick’s Day. Send us your captions!

  1. What is the name of New Zealand’s prime minister?
    1. Helen Clark
    2. Scott Morrison
    3. Jacinda Ardern
  2. John Bercow disrupted the government’s Brexit process in Parliament this week. What is his job?
    1. Speaker of the House of Commons
    2. Leader of the opposition
    3. Leader of the House of Lords
  3. When was the Gunpowder Plot?
    1. 1605
    2. 1615
    3. 1625
  4. NASA is on a mission to find and track 90% of all NEOs. What does this stand for?
    1. New Extraterrestrial Organisms
    2. Near-Earth Objects
    3. New Earth Options
  5. This week the head of England’s Environment Agency said the country could start running out of water in…
    1. 25 years
    2. 50 years
    3. 100 years
  6. Which city narrowly avoided running out of water last year?
    1. Rio de Janeiro
    2. Cape Town
    3. San Diego
  7. What is the name of the storm which has devastated Mozambique over the last week?
    1. Typhoon Isla
    2. Hurricane Iris
    3. Cyclone Idai
  8. What is the name of Google’s new gaming service?
    1. OnePlay
    2. Stadia
    3. GoGame
  9. Which video game company makes Assassin’s Creed?
    1. Rockstar Games
    2. Entertainment Arts
    3. Ubisoft
  10. What is the name for the government’s no-deal planning operation?
    1. Operation London Bridge
    2. Operation Yellowhammer
    3. Operation Dark Knight
  11. Who is the UK’s health secretary?
    1. Jeremy Hunt
    2. Boris Johnson
    3. Matt Hancock
  12. Which album has been added to an official list of “culturally, historically or aesthetically important” recordings in America?
    1. Jay-Z’s The Blueprint
    2. Beyoncé’s Lemonade
    3. Taylor Swift’s Fearless

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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