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