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.
How many years did it take to build Stonehenge?
What have archaeologists discovered near Stonehenge?
- A giant circle of deep ditches
- An enormous burial ground
- An ancient temple
What is unusual about the stones that make up Stonehenge?
- They are hollow
- They come from 150 miles away
- They are covered in carvings
What has become more popular during the lockdown?
- Keeping a diary
- Reading horror novels
- Listening to classical music
When was the first form of writing developed?
How many more young people have been writing short stories during lockdown?
How did Dr Miyako come up with his idea for pollinating plants?
- While enjoying a bubble bath
- While watching his son blow bubbles
- While doing the washing up
What kind of plants have scientists pollinated with bubbles?
- Pear trees
Which of the following have scientists developed to make up for low numbers of bees?
- Pollen spray cans
- Robotic bees
- Fertilisation greenhouses
On which planet have astronomers discovered an underground lake?
How many tonnes of plastic end up in the world’s oceans each year?
- 2 million
- 5 million
- 8 million
A miner in Tanzania has become a millionaire overnight for discovering what material?
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1c, 2a, 3b, 4a, 5a, 6b, 7b, 8a, 9b, 10a, 11c, 12c