Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. Who wrote the poem “Dulce Et Decorum Est”?
    1. Wilfred Owen
    2. Siegfried Sassoon
    3. Rupert Brooke
  2. How many war veterans marched in the Remembrance Sunday procession at the Cenotaph?
    1. 100
    2. 1,000
    3. 10,000
  3. Whose assassination triggered World War One?
    1. Kaiser Wilhelm II
    2. Archduke Ferdinand
    3. Tsar Nicholas II
  4. Which historical figure used hemp to treat her period pains?
    1. Cleopatra
    2. Queen Victoria
    3. Catherine the Great
  5. What is it called when a planet appears to move backwards across the sky?
    1. Reversal
    2. Ruminate
    3. Retrograde
  6. Which constellation is regarded as the 13th sign of the zodiac?
    1. Antares
    2. Cygnus
    3. Ophiuchus
  7. Which Australian state has been worst hit by bushfires this week?
    1. New South Wales
    2. Queensland
    3. Victoria
  8. Which of these countries owes at least 25% of its GDP to China?
    1. Panama
    2. Andorra
    3. Cambodia
  9. Roughly, what percentage of the US public supports Donald Trump’s impeachment?
    1. 50%
    2. 20%
    3. 60%
  10. How tall was Gigantopithecus blacki, a species of prehistoric ape?
    1. 6 feet
    2. 10 feet
    3. 15 feet
  11. Roughly, how long ago did Gigantopithecus blacki die out?
    1. Two million years
    2. 12 million years
    3. 300,000 years
  12. How many countries has Sesame Street been shown in?
    1. 20
    2. 150
    3. 300

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Something from the mini bar? No, I've gone cold turkey.” Millais School

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

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