Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition
No, I am not ameowsed… Send us your captions, please!
The story of Santa began with a powerful substance, according to two professors. What?
- Magic mushrooms
A UK astronaut has said there is life on Mars. What does it look like?
- A will-o’-the-wisp
- An octopus
Beauty pageants are controversial. How many women entered for Miss England in 2019?
A quarter of us ditch New Year’s resolutions within a week. Why?
- They are too boring
- They are too easy
- They are too big
Why are koala bears so badly affected by bushfires?
- They burn very easily
- They have weak lungs
- They can’t run
How did George W Bush famously describe Iran?
- The cesspit of history
- The axis of evil
- The wellspring of wickedness
What is the League Against Cruel Sports most angry about?
- Fox hunting
What percentage of the Universe is “dark matter” and, thus, invisible to us?
How did US director Frank Capra describe the worst sin of film-making?
- Being boring
- Showing people eating
- Making the opening credits too long
What invention did restaurant-goers enjoy at the Consumer Electronics Show this week?
- Drone plates that fly to your table
- Print-your-own steaks
- A robot cat waiter
Why is Molly-Mae in disgrace with Instagram?
- For promoting Pretty Little Thing
- For eating insects on camera
- For criticising Prince Harry
The Sun newspaper headline when Harry and Meghan announced they were giving up royal duties was:
- We quit!
- Queen’s Fury!
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1b, 2a, 3c, 4c, 5a, 6b, 7c, 8b, 9a, 10c, 11a, 12b