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. How many earthquakes did Iceland experience before Fagradalsfjall erupted?
    1. 12
    2. 590
    3. 40,000
  2. How many years was Fagradalsfjall dormant?
    1. 700
    2. 1,200
    3. 3,000
  3. What does Fagradalsfjall mean?
    1. Cute volcano
    2. Lava in the beautiful valley
    3. Mountain of small fires
  4. How many people watched the 2018 World Cup Men’s Final?
    1. 1.1 billion
    2. 2 billion
    3. 2.8 billion
  5. When was the Football Association (FA) formed?
    1. 1810
    2. 1842
    3. 1863
  6. When was the Women’s Super League (WSL) set up?
    1. 1910
    2. 1950
    3. 2010
  7. How many people use Instagram every day?
    1. 20 million
    2. 300 million
    3. 500 million
  8. How old do you have to be to use Instagram?
    1. 9
    2. 11
    3. 13
  9. Who invented Instagram?
    1. Mark Zuckerberg
    2. Kevin Systrom
    3. Elon Musk
  10. How many people celebrate Nowruz worldwide?
    1. 12 million
    2. 31 million
    3. 300 million
  11. How long ago was the first piece of music ever recorded?
    1. 161 years
    2. 201 years
    3. 216 years
  12. What got stuck in the Suez Canal last week?
    1. A duck
    2. A giant ship
    3. A whale
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1c, 2a, 3b, 4a, 5c, 6c, 7c, 8c, 9b, 10c, 11a, 12b

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