Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition
“Darling, I thought we were going for a swim!” What on earth are these two rather furry bathers doing?
How many subscribers does TikTok have?
- 500 million
- 50 million
- 5 million
What does “xenophobic” mean?
- Fear of germs?
- Fear of travel?
- Fear of foreigners?
Who wrote this famous line from poetry: “Everyone suddenly burst out singing”?
- William Wordsworth
- Siegfried Sassoon
- Wilfred Owen
What is “herd immunity”?
- When the message is getting through
- When a herd of cattle is immune
- When over 70% of a population is immune
Who wrote A Journal of the Plague Year?
- Daniel Defoe
- Samuel Pepys
- Mary Shelley
After hand washing, what is the single most important way to stop the virus?
- Get plenty of sleep
- Social distancing
- Take lots of vitamins
What is the population of Africa?
- 1.3 billion
- 130 million
- 13 billion
What was Isaac Newton’s coat of arms?
- An apple falling from a tree
- A pair of crossed bones
- A quill and paper
What does “skin in the game” really mean?
- Being a good Samaritan
- Putting your life on the line
- Showing you mean what you say
Who is the richest man in China?
- Ai Weiwei
- Xi Jinping
- Jack Ma
What is the biggest killer?
- The Black Death
- The Spanish flu
Who announced a comeback last week?
- Andy Murray
- Tony Blair
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1a, 2c, 3b, 4c, 5a, 6b, 7a, 8b, 9c, 10c, 11b, 12b