Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. When did the Peasants’ Revolt take place in England?
    1. 1381
    2. 1511
    3. 1702
  2. Which country is one of the four Asian Tiger economies?
    1. China
    2. Japan
    3. South Korea
  3. What were the first dresses sold in Miss Selfridge made of?
    1. Plastic
    2. Paper
    3. Leather
  4. When did the army first take power in Myanmar?
    1. 1810
    2. 1919
    3. 1962
  5. What is a panacea?
    1. A remedy for all diseases
    2. A joke that is universally funny
    3. A kind of pancake
  6. Before the riot on 6 January, when was the last time the Capitol building was stormed?
    1. 2017
    2. 1945
    3. 1812
  7. How much tax did Ed Sheeran pay in 2021?
    1. £28.2m
    2. £60.4m
    3. £579m
  8. Who does Jeff Bezos award the “just do it” prize to?
    1. Employees who have tried and failed
    2. Employees with new business ideas
    3. Employees who work extra hours
  9. According to the Dasgupta review, what is the eco-value of a coral reef?
    1. $10
    2. $350,000
    3. $930,000
  10. How many hours of sleep does Angel Merkel get each night?
    1. Two
    2. Four
    3. Nine
  11. How many women have been nominated for best director at the 2021 Golden Globes?
    1. Three
    2. Five
    3. Seven
  12. Who is the men’s artistic director of Louis Vuitton?
    1. Marc Jacobs
    2. Kanye West
    3. Virgil Abloh

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Gymnast accused of taking performance enhancing drugs.” Hele’s School

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

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