Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

  1. What is the Pentagon’s latest “big bold idea”?
    1. Robot dogs
    2. Pilot-less fighter planes
    3. Exploding wasps
  2. What percentage of Americans think scientific results are just “made-up”?
    1. 75%
    2. 3%
    3. 35%
  3. Who announced this week that they were running as US president?
    1. Kanye West
    2. Oprah Winfrey
    3. Johnny Depp
  4. When did slavery become illegal in every country in the world?
    1. 1181
    2. 1891
    3. 1981
  5. How many syllables are there in a haiku?
    1. 17
    2. 71
    3. 171
  6. What is the Israeli secret service called?
    1. Shin Bet
    2. Fauda
    3. Mossad
  7. Who was Huitzilopochtli?
    1. An Egyptian emperor
    2. An Aztec god
    3. A Victorian magician
  8. Which animal is helping to make the Covid vaccine?
    1. Koala bear
    2. Horseshoe crab
    3. Magpie
  9. Which famous British politician is a practising Hindu?
    1. Tony Blair
    2. Zack Goldsmith
    3. Rishi Sunak
  10. What does “coercion” mean?
    1. Getting a bit weird
    2. Forcing someone to do something
    3. Putting your head under water
  11. In which dead animal did scientists find 40-million-year-old cells?
    1. A dinosaur
    2. A fly
    3. An ant
  12. Whose funeral is later today?
    1. Dame Vera Lynn
    2. Ennio Morricone
    3. Sir Ian Holm

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“My boat just catsized!” Millais School

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

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