Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

This parakeet is in a pickle… Send us your captions, please!

  1. What is the new Gen Z word which means off trend?
    1. Cheugy
    2. Chlame
    3. Chuncool
  2. What did the noise associated with Havana syndrome turn out to be?
    1. Crickets
    2. Bad car engines
    3. An underground disco
  3. Who published the opinion article “Time to Send in the Troops” in the New York Times?
    1. Marsha Blackburn
    2. John Barrasso
    3. Tom Cotton
  4. What city does Warren Buffet live in?
    1. Eureka Springs
    2. Omaha
    3. New Castle
  5. What is the name for the UK parliamentary seats that were once Labour-voting, but switched to the Tories?
    1. Red Border
    2. Red River
    3. Red Wall
  6. How many years were Bill and Melinda Gates married?
    1. 27
    2. 29
    3. 31
  7. Where was Napoleon born?
    1. Siciliy
    2. Corsica
    3. Sardinia
  8. Who is president of Brazil?
    1. Jair Bolsonaro
    2. Sebastián Piñera
    3. Iván Duque Márquez
  9. How many words do the Sami people have for snow and ice?
    1. 15
    2. 180
    3. 320
  10. Which English town had a bi-election this week?
    1. Redcar
    2. Hartlepool
    3. Barnsley
  11. Where was Napoleon exiled after the Battle of Waterloo?
    1. St Helena
    2. St Lucia
    3. St Kitts
  12. What will a new Japanese vending machine sell?
    1. Bananas
    2. Insects
    3. Shoes

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Just caught the post.” Bedales School

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

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