Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

“Reverend Andrew seems to have grown some horns!” Captions, please!

  1. Who said there would be crowds of people back in the churches by Easter?
    1. The Archbishop of Canterbury
    2. Boris Johnson
    3. Donald Trump
  2. Why do gorilla’s clap?
    1. To scare away tourists
    2. Out of fear
    3. To encourage their young
  3. Who is Boris Johnson’s ancient Athenian hero?
    1. Pericles
    2. Socrates
    3. Plato
  4. Where did the coronavirus start?
    1. A pangolin
    2. A rat
    3. A bat
  5. What was the total value of British children’s pocket money in 2018?
    1. £45 million
    2. £4.5 billion
    3. £45,000
  6. Which of the following fake cures for Covid-19 has been shared by millions
    1. Drinking particles of silver
    2. Eating orange pips on toast
    3. Sniffing fresh thyme
  7. What is the deepest known living fish?
    1. Anglerfish
    2. Snailfish
    3. Blobfish
  8. How did the Pope punish Henry II for the murder of Thomas Becket?
    1. Extermination
    2. Execution
    3. Excommunication
  9. How did Lord Sumption describe the UK police?
    1. Upstanding officers
    2. Glorified school prefects
    3. Impertinent popinjays
  10. What is the name of David Hockney’s dog?
    1. Ruby
    2. Rex
    3. Rolo
  11. How has coronavirus affected Italian gross domestic product?
    1. Down 60%
    2. Down 6%
    3. Down 16%
  12. What invaded the Welsh town of Llandudno last week?
    1. A wild tiger
    2. Wild goats
    3. Giant ants

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“It seems the rabbits had misunderstood their job at the petting zoo.” Balcarras School

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

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