Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition
What’s this scary skeleton doing? Send us your best captions!
Which issue are voters most concerned about, according to recent Ipsos MORI polls?
What is a quango?
- A semi-autonomous government-linked body
- A dance that forms a line of people
- A small marsupial
Roughly, how old is the practice of smoking tobacco?
- 500 years
- 2,000 years
- 7,000 years
A “Nazi emergency” was declared in which German city last week?
Roughly, how many acres of land have been destroyed in the recent California fires?
Mikhail Gorbachev is a former president of which country?
- The Soviet Union
- Czech Republic
What is the name of the second book in the
His Dark Materials
- The Amber Spyglass
- The Scarlet Letter
- The Subtle Knife
Emma Watson has described herself as “self-partnered”. What film is she starring in this Christmas?
- Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
- Captain Marvel 2
- Little Women
What is the name for the bubble of solar weather that cocoons our solar system?
- The heliosphere
- The heliocentre
- The astropoint
Which member of the royal family was recently spotted wearing faux fur for the first time?
- Prince Charles
- The Queen
- Princess Charlotte
According to Labour’s Dawn Butler, what percentage of giraffes are gay?
Who has just been elected Speaker of the House of Commons?
- Lindsay Hoyle
- John Bercow
- Harriet Harman
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1b, 2a, 3c, 4b, 5c, 6a, 7c, 8c, 9a, 10b, 11a, 12a