Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Greta Thunberg visits the European Parliament. Captions, please!

  1. Roughly how many UK adults are classed as overweight?
    1. One fifth
    2. Half
    3. Six in 10
  2. Who won the men’s race in the London Marathon last weekend?
    1. Mo Farah
    2. Eliud Kipchoge
    3. Callum Hawkins
  3. And who won the women’s race?
    1. Brigid Kosgei
    2. Roza Dereje
    3. Paula Radcliffe
  4. Which animal was found by Norwegian fisherman and suspected of spying for Russia?
    1. A dolphin
    2. A beluga whale
    3. A seagull
  5. Which of these facts about Leonardo da Vinci is NOT true?
    1. He was born out of wedlock
    2. He was a vegetarian
    3. He invented the bicycle
  6. When did he die?
    1. 400 years ago
    2. 500 years ago
    3. 600 years ago
  7. Which university has opened a two-year investigation into the ways it profited from the slave trade?
    1. Oxford
    2. Cambridge
    3. Harvard
  8. According to The Washington Post, how many lies has Trump told since becoming president?
    1. 10,000
    2. 50,000
    3. 100,000
  9. How many trees must be planted to make the UK carbon-neutral by 2050?
    1. 50 million
    2. 1.4 billion
    3. 2.7 billion
  10. Emperor Naruhito is Japan’s new leader. What is the name of its new empress?
    1. Empress Aiko
    2. Empress Mako
    3. Empress Masako
  11. Who wrote Frankenstein?
    1. Mary Shelley
    2. Bram Stoker
    3. Emily Brontë
  12. How many nights in a row did it take to film last weekend’s Game of Thrones episode, “The Long Night”?
    1. 33
    2. 55
    3. 77

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Just caught the post.” Bedales School

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

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