Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

“Mind if we hold hands for a bit?” Give us your captions, please!

  1. What are people calling the new tensions between China and the USA?
    1. A storm in a teacup
    2. The Great War of China
    3. Cold War II
  2. Who did Donald Trump accuse of stifling free speech?
    1. Oprah Winfrey
    2. Twitter
    3. The newspapers
  3. How fast can an adult brown bear run?
    1. 30 mph
    2. 13 mph
    3. 300 mph
  4. Whose life ambition is to “grow a rose on Mars”?
    1. Richard Branson
    2. Monty Don
    3. Elon Musk
  5. How much more do white Americans earn than black Americans, on average?
    1. Twice as much
    2. Seven times as much
    3. Five time as much
  6. How are scientists attempting to increase our trust in computers?
    1. Emotional AI
    2. Human-like voices
    3. Alexa
  7. Which of the following happening in 1968?
    1. Beatles’s first LP released
    2. England won football World Cup
    3. Death of Martin Luther King
  8. What is a Molotov cocktail?
    1. A home-made bomb
    2. A rum-based drink
    3. A Russian ice-cream pudding
  9. Where was there a mile-long queue last week?
    1. The Channel Tunnel
    2. Burger King, London
    3. Parliament
  10. When was racial discrimination finally made illegal in the UK?
    1. 1976
    2. 1967
    3. 1997
  11. Who has the biggest military budget in the world?
    1. China
    2. USA
    3. North Korea
  12. Which of the following shows is leading the nominations for the BAFTA Television Awards?
    1. Fleabag
    2. The Crown
    3. Chernobyl

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Honey, I blew up the dog…” Walthamstow Hall

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

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