The Weekly Quiz and Caption Competition

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The questions for this week’s quiz are based on the five news articles published in this week’s edition.

  1. Which country’s PM has proposed a four-day working week?
    1. Norway
    2. Denmark
    3. Finland
  2. Who, according to the press, said: “I've put my arm around my brother all our lives, I can’t do that anymore”?
    1. Prince William
    2. Prince Harry
    3. Prince Andrew
  3. Tyson Steele was rescued from the Alaskan wilderness. What did he eat to survive?
    1. Chocolate
    2. Peanut butter
    3. Soup
  4. Which country passed important messages between the US and Iran?
    1. Russia
    2. The UK
    3. Switzerland
  5. How much would it cost for Big Ben to ring out on Brexit day?
    1. £50,000
    2. £500,000
    3. £5,000,000
  6. What closed in Wuhan, China, in an attempt to stop a mystery new virus spreading?
    1. The seafood market
    2. The railway station
    3. The pig farms
  7. What is the name of opera singer Oscar Castellino’s new national anthem for Mars?
    1. The Mars-eillaise
    2. Rise to Mars!
    3. Crimson Wonder
  8. Rupert Murdoch’s son accused his father’s media empire of what?
    1. Attacking minorities
    2. Smearing Jeremy Corbyn
    3. Encouraging climate-change denial
  9. What did the word “abdication” mean in Roman law?
    1. Disowning a family member
    2. Resigning as emperor
    3. Closing the senate during the holidays
  10. The site of the Fukushima nuclear disaster is set to be transformed into what?
    1. A sculpture park
    2. A green energy hub
    3. A football stadium
  11. Solein is a new protein made from feeding hydrogen and carbon dioxide to bacteria. What is it good for?
    1. Making cheese
    2. Making rope
    3. Making pancakes
  12. Who will sing the theme song for the new James Bond film?
    1. Beyonce
    2. Billie Eilish
    3. Ed Sheeran

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“I have got off to a flying start!” Breamore CE Primary School

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

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