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 rovers has NASA sent to Mars?
    1. Two
    2. Three
    3. Five
  2. What nickname is given to the challenge of landing on Mars?
    1. Seven minutes of terror
    2. Burning through fire
    3. The drop of death
  3. Who named Perseverance?
    1. A NASA engineer
    2. A 13-year-old student
    3. Buzz Aldrin, the first man on the Moon
  4. When was the first Tracy Beaker book published?
    1. 1991
    2. 2002
    3. 2019
  5. Who wrote Tracy Beaker?
    1. Michael Rosen
    2. JK Rowling
    3. Jacqueline Wilson
  6. How many people tuned in to watch the new Tracy Beaker series?
    1. 2.1 million
    2. 4.1 million
    3. 6.3 million
  7. What is the name of the lab that has grown meat from scratch?
    1. Aleph Farms
    2. Freedom Farms
    3. Olaf Farms
  8. Where did the lab grow meat in 2019?
    1. Under the sea
    2. In space
    3. In a compost heap
  9. What does 3D stand for?
    1. Three dimensional
    2. Three directional
    3. Three detentions
  10. How much gold is inside one million smartphones?
    1. 34kg
    2. 200kg
    3. 350kg
  11. What kind of animal is a raven?
    1. Fish
    2. Bird
    3. Snake
  12. Where do scientists think Stonehenge came from originally?
    1. Egypt
    2. France
    3. Wales
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1c, 2a, 3b, 4a, 5c, 6a, 7a, 8b, 9a, 10a, 11b, 12c

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