Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

What is this cheeky hare up to? Send us your captions, please!

  1. When did René Magritte paint his masterpiece, Spring?
    1. 1810
    2. 1942
    3. 1965
  2. What is the population of Lapland?
    1. 178,000
    2. 1.7 million
    3. 17 million
  3. How many World Cup goals has Marta scored?
    1. 5
    2. 17
    3. 23
  4. What does Nowruz mean in Persian?
    1. Start of spring
    2. New year
    3. Spring clean
  5. Who said, “I cannot see any basic difference between a handshake and a poem”?
    1. Paul Celan
    2. Robert Frost
    3. Emily Dickinson
  6. What does UFO stand for?
    1. Unusual floating oval
    2. Unidentified flying object
    3. Unsanctioned foreign object
  7. What is the name scientists have given a new level of quark discovered at CERN?
    1. Charm
    2. Strange
    3. Beauty
  8. How long ago was the first song ever written down in full?
    1. 3,400 years
    2. 15,000 years
    3. 1.2 million years
  9. When did Karl Max first publish the Communist Manifesto?
    1. 1802
    2. 1848
    3. 1912
  10. Farrokh Bulsara was a refugee in the 1960s. What name is he better known by?
    1. Frankie Boyle
    2. Freddy Mercury
    3. Frank Bruno
  11. When was the 1922 Committee formed?
    1. 1921
    2. 1922
    3. 1923
  12. A sushi restaurant in Taiwan offered free food to anyone with what name?
    1. Tuna
    2. Salmon
    3. Cod

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“When you see the HAREdressers have re-opened.” Hull Collegiate School

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

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