Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

  1. Which two English universities take part in the famous boat race?
    1. London and Sheffield
    2. Bristol and Warwick
    3. Oxford and Cambridge
  2. What is the famous US ruling that protects a woman’s liberty to have an abortion?
    1. Roe v Wade
    2. Reed v King
    3. Ginsburg v Ellis
  3. Who wrote Moby-Dick?
    1. Joseph Conrad
    2. Mark Twain
    3. Herman Melville
  4. Who said “The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice”?
    1. Ruth Bader Ginsburg
    2. Martin Luther King Jr
    3. Mahatma Gandhi
  5. Why was Novak Djokovic disqualified from this year’s US Open?
    1. For ball tampering
    2. For hitting an official with a ball
    3. For throwing his racket into the net
  6. What is the most popular tourist attraction in Europe?
    1. Buckingham Palace
    2. The Reichstag
    3. The Palace of Versailles
  7. At what time does the new curfew require restaurants in England to close ?
    1. 8 pm
    2. 10 pm
    3. 12 am
  8. Which children’s writer set up Farms for City Children?
    1. Michael Morpurgo
    2. Jaqueline Wilson
    3. Philip Pullman
  9. What is the name of the upcoming Nasa mission to the moon?
    1. Apollo
    2. Athena
    3. Artemis
  10. What is the name of the medical procedure used to help people who are choking?
    1. The Heimlich manoeuvre
    2. Müller’s manoeuvre
    3. The Kocher manoeuvre
  11. In what year was George W Bush elected president of the United States of America?
    1. 1996
    2. 2000
    3. 2003
  12. A new 50p coin was released this week with which children’s character on it?
    1. Winnie the Pooh
    2. Peter Rabbit
    3. Harry Potter

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“You CAN teach an old dog new tricks!” Sandbach School

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

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