Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. According to legend, how many ravens must be kept at the Tower of London to avoid doom?
    1. Three
    2. Six
    3. Nine
  2. How did James Howells lose £210 m in Bitcoin?
    1. His house was robbed
    2. He forgot his password
    3. He threw his computer in a tip
  3. What is unusual about a new musical based on the Netflix show, Bridgerton?
    1. None of the songs have words
    2. It is performed on a harmonica
    3. It has been performed entirely on TikTok
  4. According to Alexei Navalny, what percentage of Russians own 83% of its wealth?
    1. 0.5%
    2. 3%
    3. 10.5%
  5. What is the second highest mountain in the world?
    1. Gasherbrum 1
    2. Broad Peak
    3. K2
  6. What name is given to the chain of northern US states that were once industrial centres?
    1. Steel States
    2. Iron Chain
    3. Rust Belt
  7. What took place on 4 June, 1940?
    1. The D-Day landings
    2. The Dunkirk evacuation
    3. The Battle of Britain
  8. Where did Kamala Harris go to university?
    1. Howard University
    2. Harvard University
    3. University of California, Berkley
  9. Which US president said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself”?
    1. Abraham Lincoln
    2. Franklin D Roosevelt
    3. John F Kennedy
  10. How many times bigger than Monaco is Putin’s estate?
    1. 25
    2. 39
    3. 42
  11. How many executive orders did Joe Biden sign during his first day in office?
    1. 17
    2. 25
    3. 61
  12. What tradition do Russian Orthodox Christians have at Epiphany?
    1. They dress up as the Three Wise Men
    2. They submerge themselves in frozen water
    3. They climb church towers to sing

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Just caught the post.” Bedales School

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

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