Half Term Quiz

Here are the answers to the recent quiz. Well done to all those who answered and to Sian in Y3 and Sam in Y4 who were the overall winners.

1. What is the capital city of the Republic of Ireland?  Dublin
2. In which country are the 2016 Olympic Games going to take place? Brazil
3. Which is the most commonly spoken language in the world? Mandarin Chinese
4. Which city is named after the Greek goddess Athena? Athens
5. In which country would you find the ancient temple of Chichen Itza? Mexico
6. Which is the largest continent in the world? Asia
7. What is the tallest building in the world and where is it? Burj Khalifa in Dubai
8. What is the capital city of Australia? Canberra
9. What is the name of the wall that divides England and Scotland? Hadrian’s Wall
10. Which language is spoken in Brazil? Portuguese
11. Name 3 countries in the continent of Europe who are NOT part of the EU? Plenty including Iceland, Norway, Switzerland, the UK (soon????)
12. Which country has the oldest national flag? Denmark
13. Madagascar lies in which Ocean? Indian
14. What’s the distance (in miles) between Land’s End and John o’Groats? 847 by road or 603 direct
15. In which three French cities will England play their group games at Euro 16? Marseille, Lens and St Etienne
16. If you were in the city of Dar es Salaam which country would you be in? Tanzania
17. In which county is the town of Glastonbury? Somerset
18. Which explorer was the first to reach the South Pole? Which country were they from and in which year did they achieve this feat? Roald Amendsen from Norway on 14th December 1911
19. The giant panda is native to which country? China
20. In which Country would you find Mount Snowdon? Wales


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