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Homework Quiz 2008 - Answers

Homework Quiz 2008 - Answers


Did you get the answers right? Here they are....




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1. The Eiffel Tower was designed by Gustave Eiffel and built between 1887 and 1889.
2. The fiftteenth day of the Chinese New Year is called the Lantern Festival.
3. In Egypt today there are roughly 80-100 pyramids.
4. Egyptian green eye shadow was made from malachite.
5. The last ice age ended about 10,000 to 15,000 years ago.

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6. London first hosted the summer olympics in 1908.
7. The author of Thoughts and Sentiments on the Evils of Slavery was Ottobah Cugoano.
8. The third James Bond book by Charlie Higgins is Double or Die.
9. Paper dresses were a brief hit in the 1960s.
10. Goofyfoot means riding with the right foot forward.

Winner
The Homework Quiz 2008 was first run as a competition in the spring. Our winner was Mohamed, aged 11. Mohamed got all 10 answers right and his name was first out of the hat. He wins a digital camera.

Well done to everyone who entered!


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The competition was open to all young people aged 11-16 who live, study or work in Birmingham.




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