Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

It has been a busy week at Buckingham Palace… Captions please!

  1. Where did Britain’s D-Day anniversary events take place on Wednesday?
    1. Portsmouth
    2. Bristol
    3. The cliffs of Dover
  2. Liverpool FC are the winners of this year’s Champions League. Who scored the first goal after just 22 seconds?
    1. Divock Origi
    2. Mohamed Salah
    3. Sadio Mané
  3. What was the final score?
    1. 2-0
    2. 2-1
    3. 3-2
  4. How many French civilians were killed throughout the battle of Normandy which began on D-Day, 75 years ago?
    1. 20,000
    2. 35,000
    3. 50,000
  5. Who was the supreme commander of the Allied forces at the time?
    1. Winston Churchill
    2. Franklin Roosevelt
    3. Dwight Eisenhower
  6. A new season of Love Island has begun. Roughly how many hours of television are produced each season?
    1. 25 hours
    2. 50 hours
    3. 100 hours
  7. This week, the Nobel Prize winner Joseph Stiglitz said that the climate emergency is…
    1. “About to end human civilisation”
    2. “Our third world war”
    3. “A hoax”
  8. Who were the first people confirmed to have climbed Mount Everest?
    1. George Mallory and Andrew Irvine
    2. Eric Shipton and Bill Tilman
    3. Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay
  9. Which of these places has NOT banned tourists from taking selfies?
    1. Auschwitz
    2. The 9/11 memorial
    3. Chernobyl
  10. Which city has sunk by 2.5 metres in less than 10 years?
    1. Jakarta
    2. London
    3. Melbourne
  11. The FIFA Women’s World Cup starts today. Who are the reigning champions?
    1. USA
    2. Germany
    3. Brazil
  12. Who did Forbes name the richest female musician in the world this week?
    1. Beyonce
    2. Rihanna
    3. Madonna

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“That’s not what they mean by ‘jog on’, Prime Minister” Hull Collegiate School

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

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