Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition
“I brushed them this morning, I promise!” Give us your captions, please!
How many people does the World Food Programme estimate will suffer severe food shortages in 2020?
- 26 million
- 2.6 billion
- 260 million
Who described Covid-19 as a “little flu”?
- Donald Trump
- Jair Bolsonaro
- Vladimir Putin
What are the “Save Summer Six” meant to be doing?
- Getting life in the UK back to normal
- Getting more people to go outdoors
- Selling eggs
Who said: “A time comes when silence is betrayal”?
- Barack Obama
- George Floyd
- Martin Luther King
What currently occupies the fourth plinth in Trafalgar Square, London?
- A dollop of whipped cream
- A blue cockerel
- A winged bull made out of tin cans
What is Robert Peel famous for?
- Oxford marmalade
- One of the first police forces
- Pirate radio
How many words long is the entire Harry Potter series of books?
- 2,321,456 words
- 1,084,170 words
- 3,109,345 words
How many people dream in black and white?
- About one in 10
- About half
Which of the following caused a nine-year war?
- Setting a haystack on fire
- Sinking a rowing boat
- Cutting off a man’s ear
What is the waste product caused by using hydrogen as a fuel?
- Hot water
- Carbon dioxide
Who do Swedish police believe murdered their former PM, Olof Palme?
- The Kurdistan Workers’ Party
- Russian film director Andrei Tarkovsky
- A graphic designer called Stig Endstrom
Who pledged £10m to fight racism?
- DJ Khaled
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1c, 2b, 3a, 4c, 5c, 6b, 7b, 8a, 9c, 10b, 11c, 12b