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. Roughly, how many people will be on Earth in 2050?
    1. 7.9 billion
    2. 9.7 billion
    3. 19.7 billion
  2. Which of these is a greenhouse gas?
    1. Carbon dioxide
    2. Oxygen
    3. Helium
  3. What percentage of crops grown are eaten by people?
    1. 55%
    2. 25%
    3. 95%
  4. A Labradoodle is a cross between a Labrador and a…?
    1. Chihuahua
    2. Dachshund
    3. Poodle
  5. Who wrote the book Frankenstein?
    1. Charles Dickens
    2. Mary Shelley
    3. Jonathan Swift
  6. When was the Labradoodle first created?
    1. 1989
    2. 1876
    3. 2005
  7. Roughly, how long is a marathon?
    1. 12 miles
    2. 100 miles
    3. 26 miles
  8. Who was the first person to break the four-minute mile?
    1. Paula Radcliffe
    2. Eliud Kipchoge
    3. Sir Roger Bannister
  9. In which city did Eliud Kipchoge run a marathon in less than two hours?
    1. London
    2. Vienna
    3. Berlin
  10. Roughly, how many elephants are there in the world?
    1. 7,000
    2. 70 million
    3. 700,000
  11. As the famous saying goes, “An elephant never …?”
    1. Forgets
    2. Understands
    3. Jumps
  12. How did Fornite Season 10 end?
    1. A meteor and a black hole
    2. An earthquake
    3. A tidal wave
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1b, 2a, 3a, 4c, 5b, 6a, 7c, 8c, 9b, 10c, 11a, 12a

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