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. What animal is used to help make a living robot?
    1. A goldfish
    2. A worm
    3. A frog
  2. What is a living robot called by scientists?
    1. A xenobot
    2. A biobot
    3. A vitabot
  3. How big is the living robot they have just made?
    1. As big as an elephant
    2. As big as a cat
    3. As big as a pin-prick
  4. Why are scientists excited about giant spiders?
    1. For their poison
    2. For their webs of silk
    3. For their brain power
  5. How does a funnel-web spider catch its prey?
    1. By spitting at it
    2. By tying it in knots
    3. By slowing it down
  6. What nickname have scientists given to the giant spider?
    1. Arnold
    2. Clint
    3. Dwayne
  7. What record did the Nasa astronaut Christina Koch just break?
    1. First to eat a burger in space
    2. First to run a mile in space
    3. First woman to spend 328 days in space
  8. What does Christina Koch want to do next?
    1. Fly a fighter jet
    2. Be the first woman on the Moon
    3. Stay at home for the rest of her life
  9. What is the shortest number of days it takes to get to Mars?
    1. 150
    2. 1,500
    3. 15
  10. How much money will we spend on buying Valentine’s presents for our pets this year?
    1. £6m
    2. £60m
    3. £600m
  11. Which is the older custom?
    1. Christmas cards
    2. Valentine’s Day cars
    3. Mother’s Day cards
  12. How fast was the strongest wind on Sunday?
    1. 9pmh
    2. 900mph
    3. 90mpg

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

“Okay I’ll go get your worms” British School of Brussels

Click here to see the answers ...

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