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 years has Sesame Street been on television?
    1. 25
    2. 100
    3. 50
  2. Which of these is NOT a character in Sesame Street?
    1. Big Bird
    2. Pluto the dog
    3. Elmo
  3. How many countries has Sesame Street been shown in?
    1. 20
    2. 150
    3. 300
  4. What is Brazil’s version of Sesame Street called?
    1. Vila Sésamo
    2. Sesamstraat
    3. Ulitsa Sezam
  5. How many Year 3 pupils did Steve McQueen photograph for his latest art project?
    1. 130,000
    2. 1,500
    3. 76,000
  6. In which gallery are McQueen’s photographs on display?
    1. National Portrait Gallery
    2. The Metropolitan Museum of Art
    3. Tate Britain
  7. Where did McQueen “realise” himself?
    1. At art school
    2. On film sets
    3. In Spain
  8. Who said, “The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls”?
    1. Pablo Picasso
    2. Frida Kahlo
    3. Vincent Van Gogh
  9. How many species of wasp live in the UK?
    1. 900
    2. 9,000
    3. 90
  10. What does pollinate mean?
    1. When a wasp uses its sting
    2. When bad chemicals get into water or air
    3. When an insect helps plants to grow
  11. According to our story, scientists have been studying wasps in which country?
    1. Brazil
    2. Canada
    3. Thailand
  12. Which planet directly passed in front of the Sun on Monday?
    1. Venus
    2. Mercury
    3. Neptune
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1c, 2b, 3b, 4a, 5c, 6c, 7a, 8a, 9b, 10c, 11a, 12b

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