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. How many species of fish live in the Great Barrier Reef?
    1. 1,500
    2. 6,300
    3. 9,000
  2. Which of the following can be seen from space?
    1. The Great Barrier Reef
    2. Buckingham Palace
    3. The Great Wall of China
  3. When does coral bleaching take place?
    1. When it is cloudy for too long
    2. When people take too many flash photos
    3. When the water temperature changes
  4. Who was the Greek goddess of the Moon?
    1. Artemis
    2. Athena
    3. Aphrodite
  5. Which planet is sometimes known as the “red planet”?
    1. Jupiter
    2. Mars
    3. Venus
  6. Which American president said, “The exploration of space…is one of the great adventures of all time”?
    1. John F Kennedy
    2. George Washington
    3. Barack Obama
  7. How far can a dolphin swim in a day?
    1. 10 miles
    2. 30 miles
    3. 80 miles
  8. How many dolphins are in captivity around the world?
    1. 350
    2. 1,000
    3. 3,000
  9. What is unusual about a dolphin that recently did a show in a California swimming pool?
    1. It likes taking hot baths
    2. It is a robot
    3. It only eats sardines
  10. How tall is a velociraptor?
    1. 0.6m
    2. 6m
    3. 60m
  11. What name have scientists given to the event that created the universe?
    1. Big Clang
    2. Big Crunch
    3. Big Bang
  12. A photo of which animal won the Wildlife Photographer of the Year award?
    1. Tiger
    2. Elephant
    3. Zebra
Click here to see the answers ...

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

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