Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. Which poet wrote The Hollow Men?
    1. Robert Frost
    2. Sylvia Plath
    3. TS Eliot
  2. Which of the following does Balaji Srinivasan predict will develop in the future?
    1. Digital countries
    2. Ultrafast trains
    3. Underwater cities
  3. How long can a caiman keep its eyes open without blinking?
    1. 20 seconds
    2. 20 minutes
    3. 2 hours
  4. What is the name of the boat Banksy has funded to rescue migrants?
    1. Louise Michael
    2. Operation Sophia
    3. Pia Klemp
  5. What is the name of the fictional African nation in Black Panther?
    1. Jarabi
    2. Wakanda
    3. Mena Ngai
  6. On qualifying, every new doctor has to swear an oath that is more than 2,000 years old. What is it called?
    1. The Hippocratic oath
    2. The Socratic oath
    3. Pythagoras’ oath
  7. Who said, “It is more difficult to give money away intelligently than to earn it in the first place”?
    1. Oprah Winfrey
    2. Andrew Carnegie
    3. Bill Gates
  8. Which novelist is famous for inventing Newspeak?
    1. HG Wells
    2. George Orwell
    3. Cormac McCarthy
  9. Which of the following can you be fined for in France?
    1. Booing the national anthem
    2. Burning money
    3. Not voting
  10. What is the name of the Obamas’ Oscar-winning documentary?
    1. American Factory
    2. Becoming
    3. The Final Year
  11. What percentage of the global population is accounted for by China and India?
    1. 15%
    2. 36%
    3. 48%
  12. What has a penguin in Australia been doing so he doesn’t get lonely?
    1. Visiting primary schools
    2. Making friends with a koala
    3. Watching episodes of Pingu

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“When you run out of web-shooter…” Hampton College

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

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