Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

Where is this singer going off to? Send us your captions, please!

  1. What film did Prince Harry compare royal life to?
    1. My Family and Other Animals
    2. The Truman Show
    3. Blade Runner
  2. What is the current global life expectancy?
    1. 63.1
    2. 69.9
    3. 71.7
  3. How many tonnes of UK plastic were shipped to Turkey in 2020?
    1. 10,000
    2. 32,000
    3. 210,000
  4. What name have scientists given the tiny environmental influences that affect our decisions?
    1. Nudges
    2. Noise
    3. Fuzz
  5. How much is the cash prize for a Pulitzer winner?
    1. $15,000
    2. $170,000
    3. $1m
  6. In what year did New Zealand achieve universal suffrage?
    1. 1893
    2. 1900
    3. 1906
  7. When was Voyager 1 launched into space?
    1. 1969
    2. 1977
    3. 1999
  8. What is the highest title that can be awarded to a player by the International Chess Federation?
    1. Supreme Champion
    2. Master of the board
    3. Grandmaster
  9. What per cent of women in the UK are classified as obese?
    1. 13%
    2. 29%
    3. 42%
  10. How many African elephants are killed by poachers every day?
    1. 5
    2. 12
    3. 55
  11. How many fans can Wembley hold at full capacity?
    1. 90,000
    2. 107,000
    3. 132,000
  12. How did Britons settle an argument about how to pronounce River Nene?
    1. A croquet match
    2. Rock, paper, scissors
    3. A bake-off

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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