Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

“I just can’t believe how big those feet are…” Send us your captions please!

  1. Africa has a plague of what right now?
    1. Frogs
    2. Snakes
    3. Locusts
  2. What campaign launched as the result of the tragic death of a Love Island presenter?
    1. Be Kind To A Stranger
    2. Caroline’s Law
    3. The Anti-Bullying Alliance
  3. What did one leading law-maker say robots needed to learn?
    1. Morals
    2. Manners
    3. A sense of humour
  4. What was the lifelong mission of the late “Mad Mike” Hughes?
    1. Proving that pigs really can fly
    2. Proving that time can go backwards
    3. Proving that the Earth is flat
  5. What was described last week as “the loneliest sport in the world”?
    1. Tennis
    2. Hot air ballooning
    3. Boxing
  6. Who is the hero of Hilary Mantel’s acclaimed new novel?
    1. Thomas Cromwell
    2. Oliver Cromwell
    3. Thomas More
  7. Which law protects free speech in America?
    1. The First Amendment
    2. The Freedom of Information Act
    3. The Declaration of Independence
  8. What is the origin of Pancake Day?
    1. To ward off the devil
    2. To attract a lover
    3. To use up eggs and flour before Lent
  9. What was peak average life expectancy in the US?
    1. 78
    2. 87
    3. 68
  10. What is the latest green idea for funerals?
    1. Water cremation
    2. Human composting
    3. Solar drying
  11. What was the gruesome idea that caused a Holocaust row?
    1. Human target practice
    2. Human skittles
    3. Human chess
  12. What is the name of this year’s UK Eurovision entry?
    1. Breath me deep
    2. My Last Breath
    3. Breath of life

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“My boat just catsized!” Millais School

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

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