Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition
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Who famously made a speech saying, “Education, education, education”?
- Barack Obama
- Abraham Lincoln
- Tony Blair
What is the name of the strong, dry winds that affect California in autumn?
- Santa Ana winds
- San Francisco winds
- San Diego winds
In what sport did Nicola Adams win two Olympic gold medals?
When did the American Revolution begin?
What is the name of Michael Sandel’s new book about meritocracy?
- People like Us
- The Tyranny of Merit
What gas do astronomers think could be a sign of life on Venus?
- Sulphuric acid
What is Google’s current worth?
- £555,652 million
- £605,308 million
- £778,288 million
What is the name of a new book on farming by James Rebanks?
- English Pastoral
- The Official Countryside
- The Pastoral Symphony
Which of the following celebrities took part in a day-long boycott of Facebook and Instagram this week?
- Beyoncé Knowles
- Steve Carell
- Kim Kardashian West
What is the official currency of China?
In 2015, Chancellor Angela Merkel told the German people in a speech, “Wir schaffen das.” What does it mean?
- We need a reshuffle
- We can do it
- We won’t accept
On Sunday, an asteroid flew past Earth. Scientists estimated that it was a similar size to which UK landmark?
- The Angel of the North
- The Blackpool Tower
- The London Eye
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