Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. What is the official Twitter name of the president of the United States?
    1. @DonaldTrumpPresident
    2. @USPresident
    3. @POTUS
  2. Papillon is famous for escaping cages in Italy. What kind of animal is he?
    1. Rattle snake
    2. Brown bear
    3. Field mouse
  3. What does the German word, Schadenfreude, literally mean?
    1. Harm-joy
    2. Happy-sad
    3. Fear-excitement
  4. How many hours did it take for Concorde to fly from London to New York?
    1. Six hours and 45 minutes
    2. Three hours and 30 minutes
    3. Two hours
  5. Where was Lewis Hamilton born?
    1. York
    2. Stevenage
    3. Reading
  6. In what Chinese province is the city of Kashgar?
    1. Xinjiang
    2. Guangdong
    3. Zhejiang
  7. What Shakespeare play inspired the new film, 7 Hours on Earth?
    1. Much Ado About Nothing
    2. The Taming of the Shrew
    3. A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  8. Who won the 2008 Formula 1 season?
    1. Sebastian Vettel
    2. Felipe Massa
    3. Lewis Hamilton
  9. One popular conspiracy theory concerns Paul McCartney. What is it?
    1. He cannot play the guitar
    2. He comes from an alien planet
    3. He died in 1966
  10. Prince William has launched a campaign to save the planet. What is it called?
    1. The Earthshot Prize
    2. The Saviour Award
    3. Prize Our Planet
  11. Who won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Literature?
    1. Peter Handke
    2. Alice Munro
    3. Svetlana Alexievich
  12. Who was the first black woman to win the Booker Prize?
    1. Bernadine Evaristo
    2. Malorie Blackman
    3. Toni Morrison

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“It seems the rabbits had misunderstood their job at the petting zoo.” Balcarras School

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

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