Quiz of the Week

  1. Which one of these is a net of a cylinder? 

         a)     b)    c)  

 

2) What do we call an animal that eats meat?

a) carnivore    b) herbivore

3) What kind of animal is a stegosaurus?

4) In which country will you find the Taj Mahal?

5) Too which of these words could the suffix ‘less’ be added?

a) harm     b) eat      c) water

6) What sport is Tiger Woods famous for?

7) What is the common abbreviation for digital video disc?

8) Who provided the voice of a donkey in the movie Shrek?

9) A four-leaf …. is supposed to bring good luck.

10) What colour do people wear on St Patrick’s Day?

11) Tap, Irish and ballet are all types of what?

12) ….. warming is a serious environmental problem.

13) A limerick is a type of Irish poem

True or False?

14) What, starting with ‘s’, is the correct name for your backbone?

15) In which country is the city of Vancouver found?

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Internet Challenge:

Find out the meaning of some computer animation terminology; e.g. ‘shaders’.

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Go to the Shrek website (www.shrek.com) to find out some number statistics about the movie (e.g. number of locations created, number of trees)

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Quiz of the Week

1) Lucy has $10.  She spends $4.80 at the shops.  How much does she have left?

2) Reptiles are cold-blooded.

True or False?

3) How many items make up a ‘trio’?

4) What happened to the Titanic in 1912?

5) Which of these is a synonym for ‘hungry?

a) ravenous  b) thirsty   c) glutton

6) Mohammed…… was a famous boxer.

7) What piece of computer equipment do you mainly use to move the cursor around the screen?

8) Which actor provided the voice of Woody in the movie Toy Story?

9) Peanuts grow underground.

True or False?

10) Whose birth do Christians celebrate on the 25th December?

11) Who sang Love Me Tender? Elvis …

12) What, starting with ‘s’, is a combination of smoke and fog?

13)  The character from Alice’s Adventure in Wonderland with an enormous grin was the …..Cat.

14) How many kidneys does a person usually have?

15) What, starting with ‘i’, is a piece of land completely surrounded by water.

Quiz of the Week

1) Roald Amundsen and his team of explorers  were first to reach:

a) South Pole   b) The North Pole   c) The peak of Everest

2) To swim, whales move their tails from side to side.

True of False?

3) How many syllables does the word ‘submarine’ have?

4) The Star of David is a symbol relevant to which people?

5) What term, starting with a t, is used to describe how fast or slow a song is?

6) Does using fossil fuels like coal lead to an increase in acid rain?

7) Who wrote Jaws ?

Peter Benchley, Steven Spielberg or George Lucas?

8) A chicken is hatched in an i….?

9) Where is the body’s smallest bones located?

10) Which is a European country?

Algeria, Austria or Argentina

Internet Challenge: Via Tellagami

Quiz of the Week

1) What is triple 23?

2) Is the scorpion an insect, an arachnid or neither or these?

3) Which word comes from combining the first two letters of the Greek alphabet?

4) In 1773, a group of locals dumped a cargo of tea from British ships that were anchored in which US harbour?

5) Which is not a verb?

a) catch     b) manage    c) active

6) Which sea does not exist?

Black, Blue, Yellow or Red?

7) In which game is Pele regarded as possibly the greatest player ever?

8) How many edges does a cube have?

9) Orville and Wilbur Wright invented the first powered …..?

10) Does a deciduous tree drop its leaves?

 Answers: 1) 69    2) arachnid   3) alphabet    4) Boston   5) C

6) blue   7) soccer    8) 12    9) heavier than an aircraft    10) yes

Quiz of the Week

Did you know?
Mozart was considered to be one of the greatest Western composers. Born in 1756, he was thought of as a child genius. He played a royalty at the age of six and composed an opera at 14!

Internet Challenge:

A) Create a timeline of important events in Mozart’s life.
B) The play Amadeus ( which was made into a movie) contains a theory about how Mozart died.what is it?
C) write the names of two of Mozart’s operas.

1) 18 – ? = 9

2) Tigers and leopards are members of the … family.

3) A ‘knot’ is a measure of
a) speed. b) length. c) temperature

4) In 1945, an atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima? True or False?

5) What is a group of bees called?

6) Sergei Bubka is a famous ….. vaulter?

7) What kind of flying machine has rotor blades and can hover?

8) What was the composer Mozart’s first name?

9) What ingredient in bread makes it rise?

10) Pumpkin pie and turkey are often eaten at which North American celebration?

a) Hanukkah b) Halloween c) Thanksgiving

11) A famous ballet is Swan ….?

12) Is the ocean a fresh water or a salt water environment?

13) A myth is a type of story? True or False?

14) Which sense is missing from the list?
Touch, smell, sight, hearing and ?

15) The country of M…. shares a border with USA?

Answers 

1) 9    2) cat  3) a    4) true   5) swarm/hive   6) pole  7) helicopter

8) Wolfgang    9) yeast   10) c    11) Lake  12) saltwater

13) true   14) taste    15) Mexico

Quiz of the Week

1) What is 3 cubed?
2) Which plant does the giant panda usually feed on?
3) In which city were the 2000 Olympic Games held?
4) The Great Wall of China was built before Christ was born. True or False?
5) What is missing from this sentence?
” Are you going to the party’ she asked.
6) MVEMJSUNP are the first letters of the nine ….?
7) In which sport do countries compete for the America’s Cup?
8) What is the perimeter of a square with 8-m sides?
9) Is’Windows ’98’compatible with IBM-compatible or Apple Computers?
10) The male reproductive organ of a flower is called the st..?

Quiz of the Week

Did you know?

In the 14th century, the bubonic plaque, or ‘black death’, killed more than one-third of the entire population of Europe.

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1) How many seconds are there in one hour?

360, 600, 3600 or 6000

2) A beaver’s home is called a l…..?

3) What is the basic ingredient of an omelette?

4) In what year did a human walk on the moon for the first time?

5) Unjumble the word, ending in ‘ness’

spanipehs

6) Which is bigger?

The African or Asian elephant?

7) In what sport does a loser get ‘pinned’?

8) Do these rectangles have the same perimeter?

12m x 4m  and 13m x 3m

Yes/No

9) What did Laszlo and Georg Biro create?

10) Which is not a type of flowering plant?

a) protea  b) begonia   c) sequoia   d) fuchsia

Challenge Questions:

C1) Find out what symptoms a person with bubonic plague will have.

C2) What did people do to try to prevent getting bubonic plague in the 14th century?

C3) Find out if the bubonic plague is still a problem today?

Quiz of the Week

1) Round 3.7 to the nearest whole number.

2) What is the fastest breed of dog?

3) what is the name of Charlie Brown’s dog?

4) The Great Pyramids of Egypt were built in approximately

a) 2700 BC – 2500 BC   b) 600BC – 400BC    c) 200AD – 400 AD

5) Which is the proper noun in this sentence?

Kate unwrapped her birthday present.

6) The rocket which took Neil Armstrong to the moon was Apollo ….

7) ‘Boules’ originates from which country?

8) Change this time to 24 hour time 1:05am

9) In technological terms, is a ‘malfunction.

10) Do leaves get their colour from a green pigment called chlorine, chlorophyll or chloride?

11) Which fictitious detective lived at 221B Baker Street, London?

12) Who was Tenzing Norgay’s partner?

13) What is the meaning of the contraction ‘ neath’?

14) which people lived in fear of the KGB?

15) Tempera is a painting term True or False.

16) Deserts make up about 35% of the earth’s landmass. True or False?

Quiz of the Week

1) What is 3 cubed?

2)  Which plant does the giant panda usually feed on?

3) In which city were the 2000 Olympic Games held?

4) The Great Wall of China was built before Christ was born.  True or False?

5) What is missing from this sentence?  

” Are you going to the party” she asked.

6) MVEMJSUNP are the first letters of the nine ….

7) In which sport do countries compete for the America’s Cup?

8) What is the perimeter of a square with 8-m sides?

9) Is ‘Windows’ 98′  compatible with IBM-compatible or Apple computers?

10)The male reproductive organ of a flower is called the st….

Quiz of the Week

1) Take 64 from 93

2) The skunk defends itself with a fluid that has a really bad o..?

3) What does the abbreviation ‘Inc.’ stand for?

4) In 1989, protests in Tiananmen Square turned ugly when authorities in which country massacred over 1500 people?

5) How many consonants are there in the word ‘python’?

6) What is a slow moving river of ice called?

7)  Excluding the bullseyes, how many numbers are on a dartboard?

8) How many hours are there between 4pm Monday and 1pm Tuesday?

9) In computer jargon, RAM stands for Random Access …

10) Flowers bunched together are called and pronounced ‘boo-kays’. Spell this correctly.

Quiz of the Week

Inside-Out

1) What is one-third of 129?

2) Hyenas are scavengers, True or False?

3) Which is further – one kilometre or one mile?

4) An ancient and mystical stone structure located in the south of England is called …

5) Which word is wrong in this sentence?

‘A packet of chips were found on the bench.’

6) Would you eat, wear or throw a ‘boomerang?’

7) Bjorn Borg was a champion   ….   player from Sweden?

8) Will a hexagonal tile tessellate?

9) Which company, known as GEC, invented the electric toaster?

10)We know bees transfer pollen, but can bats do the same?

Quiz of the Week

1) How many seconds are there in one hour?

360, 600, 3600 or 6,000

2) A beaver’s home is called a l..

3) What is the basic ingredient of an omelette?

4) In what year did a human walk on the moon for the first time?

5) Unjumble this word, ending in ‘ness’ – spanipehs

6) Which is bigger – the African or Asian elephant?

7) In what sport does the loser get ‘pinned’?

8) Do these rectangles have the same perimeter 12 m x 4 m  and 13m x 3m

9) what did Laszlo and Georg Biro create?

10) Which is not a type of flowering plant?

a) protea   b) begonia    c) sequoia    d) fuchsia