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. What is the name of our galaxy?
    1. Milky Way
    2. Andromeda
    3. Mars highway
  2. How hot does it get on Venus?
    1. 49C
    2. 470C
    3. 1,000C
  3. Which planet is known as Earth’s “twin”?
    1. Mars
    2. Venus
    3. Saturn
  4. How old would Sky Brown be at the Olympics?
    1. 10
    2. 13
    3. 15
  5. What did Sky Brown break when she had her fall?
    1. Ankle
    2. Finger
    3. Skull
  6. What other sport does Sky Brown do professionally?
    1. Ice skating
    2. Cycling
    3. Surfing
  7. What is the hottest temperature ever recorded in Dubai?
    1. 49C
    2. 52C
    3. 61C
  8. How much rain does the UAE get on average every year?
    1. 10cm
    2. 15cm
    3. 20cm
  9. How will scientists make it rain in Dubai?
    1. Drones will zap clouds with electricity.
    2. Drones will pour water from the sky.
    3. Drone will blow water from the sea.
  10. How much of the universe is invisible to us?
    1. 5%
    2. 35%
    3. 95%
  11. How long does the Brood X of cicadas live underground before emerging?
    1. 5 years
    2. 17 years
    3. 30 years
  12. What are scientists using to help them study zero-gravity in space?
    1. Worms
    2. Carrots
    3. Bicycles
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1a, 2b, 3b, 4b, 5c, 6c, 7a, 8a, 9a, 10c, 11b, 12a

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