Quiz: a week in 12 questions + Caption Competition

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  1. Which country scored highest on the global democracy index in 2020?
    1. Sweden
    2. Norway
    3. Finland
  2. Where are the Cocos (Keeling) Islands?
    1. Pacific Ocean
    2. Indian Ocean
    3. Atlantic Ocean
  3. When was Voltaire born?
    1. 1694
    2. 1704
    3. 1712
  4. How many drafts of the script for I May Destroy You did Michaela Coel write?
    1. 15
    2. 47
    3. 191
  5. When was China Achebe born?
    1. 1930
    2. 1946
    3. 1950
  6. Where is the 2021 G7 summit taking place?
    1. Kyoto
    2. Washington DC
    3. Cornwall
  7. What does the word Glossa mean in Greek?
    1. Dictionary
    2. Tongue
    3. Shiny
  8. Which international team did Mark Ramprakash play for?
    1. India
    2. England
    3. South Africa
  9. What is the Latin name for the Northern Lights?
    1. Aurora borealis
    2. Aurora australis
    3. Aurora magnetis
  10. Who first used the term “iron curtain”?
    1. Harry Truman
    2. Winston Churchill
    3. Franklin D Roosevelt
  11. How many people around the world watched the 2018 World Cup?
    1. 28 million
    2. 1 billion
    3. 3.5 billion
  12. What is unusual about Salvatore Gauru’s latest sculpture?
    1. It’s made of cheese
    2. It's smaller than an ant
    3. It doesn’t physically exist

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Just caught the post.” Bedales School

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

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