Monday, 14 August 2017

Current Events Week 4!

1. Sanitarium is trying to stop a small retailer importing a breakfast cereal that has a name similar to Weet-Bix. What is the cereal’s name? • a. WeetaBix✔ • b. Sweet-Bix • c. Weet-Bricks

2. What 100-year-old perfectly preserved food item has been found in an Antarctic hut by members of the Antarctic Heritage Trust? • a. a bar of chocolate • b. a fruit cake✔ • c. a salami

3. True or false, Green co-leader Metiria Turei resigned last week?

4. The Auckland Council has issued a warning that the Waitakere Ranges are facing the extinction of all …? • a. kiwi b. kauri trees ✔c. tuatara

5. Which entertainment company is pulling out of U.S Netflix to start its own movie streaming service? • a. Disney✔ • b. Paramount • c. Warner Bros.

6. Which area of the country has been in the news due to a controversial decision to allow iron sands to be mined on the seafloor? • a. Taranaki ✔• b. West Coast of the South Island • c. Northland

7. Who has been claiming that they are being spied on by private investigators? • a. members of the New Zealand First Party • b. members of the All Blacks • c. New Zealand Greenpeace activists ✔

8. Which Australian team has been dropped from the Super Rugby Competition and will not participate from 2018 onwards? • a. Western Force • b. Melbourne Rebels✔ • c. Queensland Reds

9. Which South American country has been in the news for the past four months due to often violent protests against their government? • a. Peru • b. Chile • c. Venezuela ✔

10.A drink made by a kiwi founded drink company will soon be sold at celebrity chef Jamie Oliver’s British restaurants. What type of drink is it? • a. a cola ✔• b. a feijoa juice • c. a kiwi and apple juice

11.An orangutan named Chantek died at an Atlanta zoo last week aged 39. Why was Chantek considered special? • a. he was the first orangutan to go into space • b. he was the only Albino orangutan in captivity • c. he had learnt to communicate through sign-language ✔

12.A Melbourne cafe has caused controversy by charging 18 per cent extra for …? • a. parents with small children • b. customers who only buy drinks • c. men✔

13.Which country is the second largest by area? • a. Russia • b. Canada ✔ • c. Australia • d. Brazil

14.Which New Zealand city is to become New Zealand’s first bilingual city? • a. Whangarei • b. New Plymouth • c. Rotorua✔

15.The World athletics championships in London has been hit by an outbreak of …? • a. flu • b. stomach bug✔ • c. measles

Weekly Visual - Quiz
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The Pirate Ship - Rainbows end

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Harry Potter

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False! This is the US Capitol!
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Sweden Flag!
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