Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

  1. What does the word “democracy” mean?
    1. Freedom
    2. Fairness
    3. Rule by the people
  2. What did Time Out magazine rank as the best animated film ever?
    1. Snow White
    2. My Neighbour Totoro
    3. Frozen
  3. Which famous person criticised lack of diversity at the Baftas this week?
    1. Prince Wiliam
    2. Donald Trump
    3. Boris Johnson
  4. Who said: “I think therefore I am”?
    1. Shakespeare
    2. Jesus (in the Bible)
    3. Descartes
  5. Which one of these is a treatment recommended by Gwyneth Paltrow?
    1. Snake venom tea
    2. The vampire facial
    3. Compost baths
  6. How many more terrorist offenders are due for early release in the UK?
    1. 2250
    2. 22
    3. 225
  7. What is 13 February?
    1. Singleton’s Day
    2. Palentine’s Day
    3. Galentine’s Day
  8. How many chromosomes do we each have?
    1. 23
    2. 32
    3. 230
  9. What was US presidential hopeful Bernie Saunders called in the 1980s?
    1. Bernie the bolt
    2. The king of crazy
    3. The red mayor in the Green Mountains
  10. When will the Sun swallow up the Earth?
    1. Never
    2. In about 7.59 billion years
    3. In 2057
  11. What does “case mortality rate” mean?
    1. What % of infected people will die
    2. How quickly people die after infection
    3. How deadly a virus is
  12. What record did Nasa astronaut Christina Koch just break?
    1. Playing the first guitar in space
    2. Running the first-ever space yoga class
    3. The longest-ever spaceflight by a woman

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Don’t let the cat out of the bag!” West Buckland School

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

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