Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Socially distanced dancing can be hard. Send us your captions, please!

  1. What Parish Council is Jackie Weaver a member of?
    1. Harlech
    2. Harling
    3. Handforth
  2. How many cows are there on the planet?
    1. 1.5 billion
    2. 2.7 billion
    3. 5 billion
  3. How old was Princess Diana when she died?
    1. 27
    2. 36
    3. 48
  4. How many hate crimes were reported in the UK in 2020?
    1. 40,000
    2. 105,000
    3. 219,000
  5. What do members of the UK Fireball Alliance do?
    1. Collect evidence of aliens
    2. Put out wildfires from helicopters
    3. Retrieve newly fallen meteorites
  6. In The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, what is Earth built to compute?
    1. The meaning of life
    2. The purpose of dolphins
    3. The size of the Moon
  7. Who is the monarch of the Netherlands?
    1. Queen Máxima
    2. King Willem-Alexander
    3. Princess Beatrix
  8. Who first wrote: “one swallow does not make a spring”?
    1. Shakespeare
    2. Aristotle
    3. Homer
  9. How long is the Hong Kong-Zhuhai bridge?
    1. 55 km
    2. 101 km
    3. 120 km
  10. When was Martin Luther King born?
    1. 1910
    2. 1915
    3. 1929
  11. Which English poet wrote: “To Autumn”?
    1. William Wordsworth
    2. John Keats
    3. Percy Bysse-Shelley
  12. What obstruction meant a train left London two hours late?
    1. A deer asleep on the tracks
    2. A puppy stuck in the electric doors
    3. A cat perched on top of the train

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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