Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. In what year was the People’s Republic of China founded?
    1. 1949
    2. 1936
    3. 1875
  2. Which of these US presidents was NOT impeached?
    1. Richard Nixon
    2. Andrew Johnson
    3. Bill Clinton
  3. Which theorem has been listed by the Guinness Book of World Records as the world’s hardest maths problem?
    1. Euler’s Theorem
    2. Fermat’s Last Theorem
    3. Gödel’s Incompleteness Theorem
  4. Where is the 2022 FIFA World Cup going to be held?
    1. France
    2. The USA
    3. Qatar
  5. What is the name of the pigment that makes skin dark?
    1. Moravia
    2. Magnesium
    3. Melanin
  6. Which tabloid newspaper are Prince Harry and Meghan suing over handwritten letter?
    1. The Mail on Sunday
    2. The Sun
    3. The Times
  7. Whose work includes the line: “nature red in tooth and claw”?
    1. Charles Darwin
    2. Alfred Lord Tennyson
    3. William Shakespeare
  8. Which of these athletes has Alberto Salazar coached?
    1. Lance Armstrong
    2. Dina Asher-Smith
    3. Mo Farah
  9. Which artist first released the song, Ride It?
    1. Jay Sean
    2. S Club 7
    3. Sean Paul
  10. And on which social media platform did the song recently become famous?
    1. Snapchat
    2. Twitter
    3. TikTok
  11. How much money are tech companies expected to spend on artificial intelligence in 2019?
    1. $35.8 billion
    2. $35.8 million
    3. £358 billion
  12. Which famous figure’s ashes were stolen this week, on what would have been their 150th birthday?
    1. Mahatma Gandhi
    2. Mother Theresa
    3. Nelson Mandela

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Don’t let the cat out of the bag!” West Buckland School

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

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