Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. When was time-lapse photography first used?
    1. 1872
    2. 1924
    3. 1943
  2. Who wrote: “We die only once, and for such a long time”?
    1. André Gide
    2. Jean-Paul Satre
    3. Molière
  3. When was the Magna Carta signed?
    1. 1066
    2. 1215
    3. 1530
  4. Who wrote the Sherlock Holmes stories?
    1. Dorothy L Sayers
    2. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
    3. F Scott Fitzgerald
  5. On what day does the inauguration of a new US president take place?
    1. 10 January
    2. 15 January
    3. 20 January
  6. Which Shakespeare character said: “If you prick us do we not bleed?”
    1. Lady Macbeth
    2. Shylock
    3. Prospero
  7. In what year was the Wow! signal detected?
    1. 1901
    2. 1952
    3. 1977
  8. Who wrote the book that inspired The Godfather trilogy?
    1. Mario Puzo
    2. Lorenzo Carcaterra
    3. Nicholas Pileggi
  9. Who is the editor-in-chief of US Vogue?
    1. Nina Garcia
    2. Edward Enninful
    3. Anna Wintour
  10. How many people does the UK aim to vaccinate next week?
    1. 1.2 million
    2. 2 million
    3. 3.8 million
  11. The term Lügenpresse was popular with the Nazi party. But what does it mean?
    1. Press of lies
    2. Trusted press
    3. Clothes press
  12. How many space flights are planned for SpaceX Falcon 9 this year?
    1. 3
    2. 48
    3. 102

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Just caught the post.” Bedales School

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

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