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. 1. Who joined 1,500 other artists to ask the government to support the music industry?
    1. Ed Sheeran
    2. Taylor Swift
    3. Justin Bieber
  2. How many years has Glastonbury been running?
    1. 30
    2. 50
    3. 100
  3. What was the name of the socially distanced Glastonbury event people watched from their houses?
    1. Garden-bury
    2. Glast-home-bury
    3. Distance-bury
  4. How many people in the UK choose not to go on foreign holidays?
    1. Less than 10%
    2. More than 50%
    3. Less than 80%
  5. What reopened in England on 4 July?
    1. Campsites
    2. Swimming pools
    3. Gyms
  6. Which tourists have to wear a facemask in Italy?
    1. Anyone from outside Europe
    2. Anyone over six years old
    3. Anyone with a cough
  7. Which artist made the famous Night and Day illusion print?
    1. Munch
    2. Van Gogh
    3. Escher
  8. How do brain ‘stories’ help us in daily life?
    1. They make us sleep better
    2. They make us better at catching
    3. They help us relax
  9. How much does the average brain weigh?
    1. 1.5 kilos
    2. 3 kilos
    3. 5.5 kilos
  10. Who was Eunice Foote?
    1. She was one of the first female doctors
    2. She discovered the greenhouse effect
    3. She wrote novels under a false name
  11. Which ancient civilisation used chocolate as a currency?
    1. The Egyptians
    2. The Romans
    3. The Aztecs
  12. What new souvenir can Nasa fans buy?
    1. Perfume that smells of space
    2. Dehydrated food to try out at home
    3. A pair of Moon boots worn by Buzz Aldrin
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1a, 2b, 3b, 4b, 5a, 6b, 7c, 8b, 9a, 10b, 11c, 12a

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