Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

“Anyone know where I can park a boar?”… Send us your captions, please!

  1. What did the great comic actor Charlie Chaplin always regret?
    1. Throwing custard pies at the Queen
    2. Never visiting Paris
    3. Making a funny film about the Nazis
  2. To whom was Russian President Vladimir Putin compared last week?
    1. Tsar Nicholas II
    2. Stalin
    3. Tony Blair
  3. How much will Harry and Meghan repay the government for their cottage?
    1. £240,000
    2. £2.4 million
    3. £24 million
  4. Why is Donald Trump facing impeachment?
    1. For denying climate change
    2. For sexual harassment
    3. For abuse of presidential power
  5. Which country was found to be the second-least trustworthy in the world?
    1. USA
    2. Britain
    3. Switzerland
  6. How many women over 20 are there in Africa?
    1. 3.26 billion
    2. 326 million
    3. 32.6 million
  7. What was the original mission of the BBC back in 1922?
    1. To inform, educate and entertain
    2. To be the voice of Britain
    3. To be a pillar of democracy
  8. What is the key to a new cure for all cancer?
    1. Factor Z
    2. Bee pollen
    3. The T-cell
  9. Why were art critics horrified by a painting of a lamb’s face this week?
    1. It looked too human
    2. It was wearing mascara
    3. It was winking
  10. Where were world leaders meeting this week?
    1. An aircraft carrier
    2. A Caribbean island
    3. A ski resort
  11. How many US senators must find Donald Trump guilty for him to resign?
    1. 51
    2. 67
    3. 76
  12. Which town banned the film The Life of Brian for 30 years?
    1. Bethlehem
    2. Canterbury
    3. Aberystwyth

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“You CAN teach an old dog new tricks!” Sandbach School

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

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