Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

This dog seems unfazed by taking a stormtrooper for a walk. Is he barking mad?

  1. When did the World Health Organisation declare the virus a global emergency?
    1. 10 March
    2. 30 January
    3. 2 April
  2. What do the countries most successful at fighting the virus have in common?
    1. National health services
    2. Hot climates
    3. Women leaders
  3. What is the capital of Uzbekistan?
    1. Tashkent
    2. Samarkand
    3. Bishkek
  4. Which of the following theories is believed by the former US National Security Advisor?
    1. Coronavirus came from space
    2. Coronavirus came from a Chinese lab
    3. Coronavirus came from a mushroom
  5. The government says the UK economy will shrink this year. By how much?
    1. 15%
    2. 53%
    3. 35%
  6. Who did Piers Morgan describe as “whiny little brats”, last week?
    1. The EU commissioners
    2. Premier League footballers
    3. Meghan and Harry
  7. What is inscribed on the Statue of Liberty?
    1. Give me your poor, your huddled masses
    2. The land of the free
    3. God bless America
  8. What did Stephen Hawking compare to the “mind of God”?
    1. The Universe
    2. The laws of nature
    3. The theory of everything
  9. What does the word “scapegoat” come from?
    1. A goat that escapes
    2. A goat banished into the wilderness
    3. A goat wearing a red cape
  10. Who said the virus “doesn’t care how rich you are”, from her bath scattered with rose petals?
    1. Taylor Swift
    2. Lady Gaga
    3. Madonna
  11. What is a zoonotic disease?
    1. One that is not related to animals
    2. One that sweeps through a zoo
    3. One that jumps from animals to humans
  12. What did Tom Hanks send to a boy called Corona?
    1. A t-shirt
    2. A typewriter
    3. $100

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Gymnast accused of taking performance enhancing drugs.” Hele’s School

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

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