Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition
How is Nasa planning to improve our asteroid defences next year?
- By firing a missile at an asteroid
- By flying a spaceship into an asteroid
- By blasting an asteroid with lasers
Who said the scientists got it wrong about Covid-19?
- Prince Charles
- Boris Johnson
- Jeremy Hunt
How much is a human life supposed to be worth today?
- £8 million
“More Americans will die of Covid-19 than have died in all the military conflicts of the past 70 years.”
What were the combined earnings of the English Premier League last year?
- £57 million
- £57 billion
- £5.7 billion
What was last week’s launch of the Atlas V rocket for?
- A new Moon landing
- America’s secret star wars programme
- A trip to the space station
Which of the following could be called a great British invention?
- Bank notes
- Wooden skyscrapers
What is the US town of Salem most famous for?
- 5G phone masts
- Milk shakes
Who said we should combine nursing homes with nursery schools?
- Mrs Thatcher
- John Cage, the composer
Who dangled from a clock in a famous 1923 film comedy?
- Buster Keaton
- Charlie Chaplin
- Harold Lloyd
How many EU countries have allowed schools to reopen?
Which celebrity said, “I will be thinking of you all week and weekend” on Thursday?
- Ariana Grande
- Meghan Markle
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1b, 2c, 3a, 4b, 5c, 6b, 7c, 8b, 9b, 10c, 11c, 12b