Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. Who was the Greek goddess of the Earth?
    1. Hestia
    2. Gaia
    3. Tyche
  2. When will the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony take place?
    1. 12 June
    2. 23 July
    3. 1 August
  3. Who said, “It is around the family and the home that all the greatest virtues… are created”?
    1. Winston Churchill
    2. Margaret Thatcher
    3. John Major
  4. How old is chemist and author James Lovelock?
    1. 101
    2. 99
    3. 32
  5. Who wrote The Great Gatsby?
    1. John Steinbeck
    2. Ernest Hemingway
    3. F Scott Fitzgerald
  6. How many jumps are there in the Cheltenham Gold Cup?
    1. None
    2. 12
    3. 22
  7. Which city has the largest population in the world?
    1. Bangkok
    2. Paris
    3. Tokyo
  8. How many people were infected by the Spanish Flu between 1918 and 1920?
    1. 20 million
    2. 100 million
    3. 500 million
  9. What is the minimum age for members of the House of Representatives?
    1. 18
    2. 25
    3. 30
  10. Which three plants make up 50% of all human calorie intake?
    1. Rice, maize and wheat
    2. Barley, oat and rye
    3. Maize, oat and millet
  11. Who wrote Ending Hunger: The Quest to Feed the World Without Destroying It
    1. Nigella Lawson
    2. Jamie Oliver
    3. Anthony Warner
  12. When Denmark saw a rise in a variant of Covid-19 in farms, it ordered a cull of what kind of animal?
    1. Sheep
    2. Mink
    3. Salmon

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Barry! What did I say? Keep your mouth shut when eating!” Hele’s school

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

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