Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Counting sheep… Send us your funniest captions, please!

  1. How many medals did Dina Asher-Smith win at the World Athletics Championships in Doha?
    1. One
    2. Three
    3. Five
  2. In which event did Asher-Smith win gold?
    1. 200 metres
    2. 200 metre hurdles
    3. Heptathlon
  3. Which royals are suing three British newspapers?
    1. Prince Harry and Meghan
    2. Prince William and Kate
    3. Prince Charles and Camilla
  4. What percentage of Turkey’s population is Kurdish
    1. 80%
    2. 4%
    3. 18%
  5. Which of Shakespeare’s characters has Donald Trump been compared to this week?
    1. Macbeth
    2. King Lear
    3. Romeo
  6. What does “anagnorisis” mean?
    1. Dramatic understatement
    2. A moment of realisation
    3. A tragic flaw
  7. To deal with a meat shortage, China is breeding giant versions of…
    1. Duck
    2. Sheep
    3. Pig
  8. Which England footballer publicly said that the team will walk off the pitch if they hear racist abuse?
    1. Tammy Abraham
    2. Raheem Stirling
    3. Harry Kane
  9. Which team are England playing in Friday’s Euro 2020 qualifying match?
    1. The Czech Republic
    2. Romania
    3. Estonia
  10. Who wrote Frankenstein?
    1. Bram Stoker
    2. Mary Shelley
    3. Lord Byron
  11. A Labradoodle is a cross between a Labrador and a…?
    1. Dachshund
    2. Cocker Spaniel
    3. Poodle
  12. According to a new survey, which book do UK adults most commonly lie about having read?
    1. To Kill a Mockingbird
    2. War and Peace
    3. The Bible

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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