Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Bread and Butter, the turkeys waiting to be pardoned. Captions please!

  1. Where did the Elgin Marbles originate?
    1. Cairo
    2. Athens
    3. Nairobi
  2. How many women alive today were married before their 18th birthday?
    1. 750,000
    2. 7.5 million
    3. 750 million
  3. Michael Bloomberg has served as mayor of which city?
    1. San Francisco
    2. New York
    3. Los Angeles
  4. In Germany, anti-Semitic attacks rose by what percentage last year?
    1. 60%
    2. 15%
    3. 42%
  5. Who founded the Grünes Gewölbe jewellery collection in Dresden?
    1. Frederick the Wise
    2. John the Steadfast
    3. Augustus the Strong
  6. In which Chinese region do the Uighurs live?
    1. Xinjiang
    2. Hainan
    3. Shandong
  7. Which US president declared Thanksgiving a national holiday in 1863?
    1. Andrew Johnson
    2. George Washington
    3. Abraham Lincoln
  8. Where are the ‘third gender’ Māhū from?
    1. Mexico
    2. Tahiti
    3. India
  9. Which magazine will Mexico’s muxes appear in next month?
    1. British Vogue
    2. Elle
    3. Vanity Fair
  10. How far apart are Mars and Earth at the closest point of their orbits?
    1. 54.6 million kilometres
    2. 554.6 million kilometres
    3. 54.6 billion kilometres
  11. Black Friday always comes one day after what?
    1. Halloween
    2. Thanksgiving
    3. All Souls’ Day
  12. Which UK cinema chain was criticised this week for banning gang film Blue Story from its screens?
    1. Odeon
    2. Empire
    3. Vue

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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