Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

This cat is in a bit of a pickle. Send us your captions, please!

  1. Who invented the internal combustion engine?
    1. Henry Ford
    2. Karl Benz
    3. Gottlieb Daimler
  2. When was the Paris Agreement signed?
    1. 1999
    2. 2015
    3. 2020
  3. What did Harry and Meghan announce over the weekend?
    1. They are returning to their royal duties
    2. They are getting divorced
    3. They are expecting another baby
  4. Who said: “An unbelieved truth can hurt a man much more than a lie”?
    1. John Steinbeck
    2. John Stuart Mill
    3. Barack Obama
  5. What has one British university recently added to its curriculum?
    1. A module on translating emojis
    2. Speed dating tips
    3. Lessons on small talk
  6. Who worked with Otto Hahn to split the first atom?
    1. Marie Curie
    2. Lise Meitner
    3. Mary Anning
  7. What colour are all new UK passports?
    1. Red
    2. Blue
    3. Green
  8. How many children does Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum have?
    1. 3
    2. 9
    3. 25
  9. How much was Meghan and Harry’s Netflix deal worth?
    1. £10m
    2. £112m
    3. £300m
  10. How many rare earth elements exist?
    1. 17
    2. 180
    3. 1,900
  11. Including Perseverance, how many rovers has NASA sent to Mars?
    1. One
    2. Three
    3. Five
  12. What is the name of the Canterbury cathedral cat who became famous for stealing food?
    1. Larry
    2. Raffles
    3. Tiger

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Lemur alone, I need my coffee.” Bennett Memorial Diocesan School

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

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