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. In which countries is the Basque language spoken?
    1. France and Spain.
    2. Russia and Belarus.
    3. The USA and Canada.
  2. How many languages are spoken in Papau New Guinea?
    1. 8
    2. 850
    3. 8,500
  3. What do genes do?
    1. They carry your DNA.
    2. They stop your legs from getting cold.
    3. They play classical music.
  4. Scientists created a human-monkey hybrid. Where did the experiment take place?
    1. Ireland
    2. China
    3. Australia
  5. Who wrote the book Frankenstein?
    1. J. K. Rowling
    2. Bram Stoker
    3. Mary Shelley
  6. Which of these is not a form of green energy?
    1. Wind power
    2. Solar power
    3. Burning coal
  7. Who is Elton John?
    1. A pop star
    2. A politician
    3. A footballer
  8. Where is Loch Ness?
    1. Wales
    2. Scotland
    3. England
  9. What do scientists think the Loch Ness monster could be?
    1. An eel
    2. A shark
    3. A submarine
  10. A boy went blind after only eating which foods?
    1. Fruit and vegetables
    2. Sweets and chocolate
    3. Crisps, chips and white bread
  11. When was Stonehenge built?
    1. 500 years ago
    2. 4,500 years ago
    3. 1,500 years ago
  12. What does “malnourished” mean?
    1. When a person doesn’t eat enough nutrients.
    2. When a person loses their sight.
    3. A person who is bad at sports.

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Baaaaaaa Humbug!” St George's Beneficial CE Primary School

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

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