The Weekly Quiz and Caption Competition

What is going on in this picture? Hold a caption competition in your class!

The questions for this week’s quiz are based on the five news articles published in this week’s edition.

  1. What causes coral bleaching?
    1. Plastic pollution
    2. Turtles feeding on corals
    3. Rising sea temperatures
  2. How many types of coral live in the Great Barrier Reef?
    1. More than 50
    2. More than 600
    3. More than 1,000
  3. What have scientists made to protect corals from bleaching?
    1. Heat-resistant algae
    2. Protective blankets
    3. Underwater fertiliser
  4. In what year did the first human go to space?
    1. 1961
    2. 1971
    3. 1981
  5. What is the name of Elon Musk’s car company ?
    1. Audi
    2. Tesla
    3. BMW
  6. What does Elon Musk want to plant on Mars?
    1. A forest
    2. A time capsule
    3. A rose
  7. How did the ancient Greeks show their appreciation for bees?
    1. They wrote music about them
    2. They printed bees on their coins
    3. The named their ships after bees
  8. How do bees make plants flower early?
    1. They rub honey on the stems
    2. They bite holes in the leaves
    3. They dig holes in the surrounding soil
  9. How many flowers can a bee visit in one flight?
    1. 15
    2. 55
    3. 150
  10. Where in the world have the majority of meteorites been found?
    1. On ice in Antarctica
    2. Buried in the Sahara desert
    3. On the ocean floor
  11. What new kind of stationary was launched last week?
    1. Crayons for all skin colours
    2. Erasable paint
    3. Glow in the dark pencils
  12. Which famous author has surprised fans by releasing a new book online?
    1. Jacqueline Wilson
    2. JK Rowling
    3. Michael Rosen

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

Click here to see the answers ...

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

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