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. When does the US fire season take place?
    1. January to March
    2. April to May
    3. June to September
  2. What is the name of the winds that affect California in autumn?
    1. San Diego
    2. Santa Ana
    3. San Francisco
  3. What was the highest temperature recorded in California this summer?
    1. 39 C
    2. 49 C
    3. 59 C
  4. What is the planet Venus sometimes known as?
    1. Star of love
    2. Musical star
    3. Morning star
  5. How high can the temperature get on the surface of Venus?
    1. 65 C
    2. 300 C
    3. 450 C
  6. What is the name of the gas that scientists have detected on Venus?
    1. Sulphur dioxide
    2. Helium
    3. Phosphine
  7. How tall is the Lovot robot?
    1. 10cm
    2. 40cm
    3. 90cm
  8. What is Lovot’s main purpose in life?
    1. To love people
    2. To help with the cooking
    3. To sing songs
  9. What language does the word “robot” come from?
    1. Greek
    2. Russian
    3. Czech
  10. How many member states are in the Commonwealth?
    1. 35
    2. 54
    3. 102
  11. Who wrote “Jabberwocky”?
    1. Michael Rosen
    2. Lewis Carroll
    3. David Walliams
  12. A rare species of dolphin has returned to the waters in Hong Kong, but what colour are they?
    1. Yellow
    2. Green
    3. Pink

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

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

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