Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition
“Ah, I think spring is sprung…” Send us your captions, please!
How long does Elon Musk claim it will take to fly to Mars?
- 30 days
- 300 days
- 3 days
By 1920, how many people had died of the Spanish flu pandemic?
- About 200,000
- About 2 million
- More than 20 million
Where did the Covid-19 virus begin?
- A Chinese research lab
- A bat
- An American bio-weapons facility
Which of these is a genuine Bernie Saunders policy?
- The Green New Deal
- Rent-free housing for all
- Abolition of air travel
What is claimed to be better for wellbeing than self-help books?
- Playing weekly football
- Reading classic literature
- Playing an instrument
Who said, 200 years ago, that population growth will destroy Earth?
- Walter Scott
- John Keats
- Thomas Malthus
How much of the world’s population is breathing polluted air right now?
What is the name of someone who studies the spread of disease?
What does “zoomorphic” mean?
- A witch’s curse
- With the shape of an animal
- Full of energy
Which country are most refugees to Europe fleeing from right now?
Who were the Huguenots?
- Indian untouchables who fled to Africa
- Russian peasants who fled the Revolution
- French Protestants who fled persecution
Which big movie got postponed due to the coronavirus epidemic?
- Wonder Woman
- James Bond
- Black Widow
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1a, 2c, 3b, 4a, 5b, 6c, 7a, 8c, 9b, 10a, 11c, 12b