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. Who invented dynamite?
    1. Albert Einstein
    2. Alfred Nobel
    3. Guy Fawkes
  2. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize?
    1. Mae C Jemison
    2. Anne McLaren
    3. Marie Curie
  3. Who of these has won the Nobel Peace Prize?
    1. Barack Obama
    2. Boris Johnson
    3. Greta Thunberg
  4. When was Minecraft created?
    1. 1990
    2. 2009
    3. 2019
  5. Where does Lego come from originally?
    1. South Africa
    2. Russia
    3. Denmark
  6. What is a “mob” in Minecraft?
    1. A creature
    2. A weapon
    3. A house
  7. How long ago did Tasmanian devils live in Australia?
    1. 2 million years
    2. 3,000 years
    3. 150 years
  8. How much of their bodyweight can Tasmanian devils eat per day?
    1. 10%
    2. 30%
    3. 40%
  9. What animals are some officials hoping to send back into the wild in the UK?
    1. Bison
    2. Dodos
    3. Wolves
  10. How old was Grace Darling when she saved a shipwreck near her home?
    1. 15
    2. 22
    3. 30
  11. What does ISS stand for?
    1. International Space Station
    2. Impossible Sound Service
    3. International Star Searcher
  12. Last week, one planet in our solar system was at its brightest and most visible for 20 years. Which one?
    1. Venus
    2. Jupiter
    3. Mars

Caption competition

Last week’s winner

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

Click here to see the answers ...

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

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