Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Lovely weather for a dip… Send us your captions, please!

  1. Which country’s PM has proposed a four-day working week?
    1. Norway
    2. Denmark
    3. Finland
  2. Who said: “I've put my arm around my brother all our lives, I can’t do that anymore”?
    1. Prince William
    2. Prince Harry
    3. Prince Andrew
  3. Tyson Steele was rescued from the Alaskan wilderness. Who didn’t survive?
    1. His brother Dan
    2. Phil the Labrador
    3. Rob the Husky
  4. Which country passed important messages between the US and Iran?
    1. Russia
    2. The UK
    3. Switzerland
  5. How much would it cost per bong, for Big Ben to chime on Brexit day?
    1. £10
    2. £45,000
    3. £500,000
  6. What closed in Wuhan, China, in an attempt to stop a mystery new virus spreading?
    1. The seafood market
    2. The railway station
    3. The pig farms
  7. What is the name of opera singer Oscar Castellino’s new national anthem for Mars?
    1. The Mars-eillaise
    2. Rise to Mars!
    3. Crimson Wonder
  8. Rupert Murdoch’s son accused his father’s media empire of what?
    1. Attacking minorities
    2. Smearing Jeremy Corbyn
    3. Encouraging climate-change denial
  9. What did the word “abdication” mean in Roman law?
    1. Disowning a family member
    2. Resigning as emperor
    3. Closing the senate during the holidays
  10. The site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster is set to be transformed into what?
    1. A sculpture park
    2. A green energy hub
    3. A football stadium
  11. Solein is a new protein made from feeding hydrogen and carbon dioxide to bacteria. What is it good for?
    1. Making cheese
    2. Making rope
    3. Making pancakes
  12. Who will sing the theme song for the new James Bond film?
    1. Beyonce
    2. Billie Eilish
    3. Ed Sheeran

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Why did the virus cross the road?” Beckfoot School

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

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