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Homework Quiz 2006

Homework Quiz 2006

Our Homework Quiz was originally a competition but you can still have a go for fun

Find out the answers and who the winner was!

The HINT links are taken from our Weblinks A-Z featured on our Homework Help page at www.birmingham.gov.uk/homeworksupport


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1. What represents the largest order of insects? Is it butterflies, beetles or cockroaches?
Hint: Go to Nature and Wildlife - Useful Websites.

2. When was the Tower of London built? 1065-1066, 1070-1090 or 1227-1230?
Hint: Go to Design and Technology - Useful Websites.

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3. Which two planets do not have any moons? Mercury and Venus, Mars and Jupiter or Pluto and Saturn?
Hint: Go to Space and Time - Useful Websites.

4. When is the novel The Scarlet Pimpernel set? During the Wars of the Roses, the French Revolution or in Tudor times?
Hint: Go to English and Writing - Useful Websites.

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5. What was the first type of crinoline made from? Horsehair and linen, cotton and resin or whalebone and silk?
Hint: Go to Fashion and Costume - Useful Websites.

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6. Which type of tissue holds the teeth in the jaw? Enamel, dentine or cementum?
Hint : Go to Human Body - Useful Websites.
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7. What type of artist was Rene Magritte? Cubist, Surrealist or Impressionist?
Hint: Go to Art and Artists - Useful Websites.

8. What is the maximum speed reached in the Winter Olympic sport the luge? 60 km per hour, 80 km per hour or 120 km per hour?
Hint: Go to Physical Education and Sport - Useful Websites.

9. How many different types of ribs are there in the human body? One, three or seven?
Hint: Go to Human Body - Useful Websites.

10. Which instrument did jazz great John Coltrane play? Drums, saxophone or piano?
Hint: Go to Music - Useful Websites.


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