Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

From a protest in London… Send us your funniest captions, please!

  1. This week, we learned that the US has placed malware deep in the power grid of which country?
    1. China
    2. Russia
    3. North Korea
  2. Which US politician was recently the victim of a “deepfake” video which made it appear as if she was slurring?
    1. Nancy Pelosi
    2. Hillary Clinton
    3. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
  3. From 1949, young British men aged 17 to 21 were called up to do national service. When did this scheme end?
    1. 1954
    2. 1963
    3. 1979
  4. Which Conservative politician proposed bringing back national service?
    1. Michael Gove
    2. Boris Johnson
    3. Rory Stewart
  5. In June 2015, Donald Trump announced that he was running for president. How did he make his entrance that day?
    1. He came down a golden escalator
    2. He stepped out of a golden lift
    3. He landed in a golden helicoptor
  6. Tory Party members will spend the next month voting for the UK’s next prime minister. How many are there?
    1. 140,000
    2. 550,000
    3. 1.2 million
  7. They will be voting between Boris Johnson and…
    1. Sajid Javid
    2. Michael Gove
    3. Jeremy Hunt
  8. What is the fastest way for a dog to be adopted in a shelter (as proven by science)?
    1. Making “puppy dog” eyes
    2. Wagging its tail
    3. Bounding up to greet people
  9. Facebook has announced that it is launching its own digital currency. What is it called?
    1. Drachma
    2. Libra
    3. FaceCoin
  10. Roughly how many ants are there on the Earth?
    1. Ten million
    2. Ten trillion
    3. Ten quadrillion
  11. Toy Story 4 is released today. What is the name of its newest character (cutlery which comes to life)?
    1. Forky
    2. Sporky
    3. Knifey
  12. Which of these celebrities did NOT appear in Taylor Swift’s new music video, You Need To Calm Down?
    1. Katy Perry
    2. RuPaul
    3. Gigi Hadid

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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