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