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.
Why have people stopped setting alarm clocks?
- They are too tired to get up
- Alarm clocks are bad for their health
- The don’t need to get up early for work
When do people have vivid dreams?
- If they read horror novels
- If they listen to the radio before bed
- If their deep sleep is interrupted
Deep sleep is known as REM. What does it stand for?
- Rapid eye movement
- Restorative energy monitor
- Resting eye method
What is the deadliest animal known to humans?
Which of the following is a method to prevent malaria?
- Using a mosquito net
- Getting vaccinated
- Drinking saltwater
What new method have scientists discovered to fight malaria?
- A microbe that prevents the disease
- A tree whose smell repels mosquitos
- A bird that eats malaria mosquitoes
What animals have friends, according to scientists?
Which of the following animals is cold-blooded?
How do garter snakes look out for one another?
- Huddling together for warmth
- Changing colour to warn of predators
- Sharing their food in large groups
How is Instagram fighting cyber-bullying?
- Banning bullies from the site
- Making it easier to block comments
- Using computers to block rude words
The world celebrated the 200th birthday of which historical figure last week?
- Charles Dickens
- Florence Nightingale
- Queen Victoria
A UK zoo has named which newborn animals after NHS hospitals and famous names in medicine?
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1c, 2c, 3a, 4b, 5a, 6a, 7a, 8b, 9a, 10b, 11b, 12c