Weekly Quiz - November 7th

Every week we recap what has happened in the world this week. Will you get the answers right?

Q1: How many years has it been since John F. Kennedy’s election?

A: 55 years

Find out more: http://www.natgeotv.com.au/history/the-assassination-of-jfk.aspx

Q2 What is the world’s driest desert?

A: Chile’s Atacama Desert

Find out more: http://www.natgeotv.com.au/nature/why-is-this-desert-pink.aspx

Q3: What was discovered on 4th November 1922?

A: The Tomb of King Tutankhamen

Find out more: http://www.natgeotv.com.au/history/today-in-history-king-tuts-tomb-discovered.aspx

Q4: Which national park experienced a huge crack in the earth?

A: Bighorn Mountains, Yellowstone National Park

Find out more: http://www.natgeotv.com.au/nature/giant-crack-appears-near-yellowstone-national-park.aspx

Q5: Which Volcano caused a cease of all international air traffic in 2010?

A: THE EYJAFJALLAJÖKULL VOLCANO IN ICELAND

Find out more: http://www.natgeotv.com.au/videos/the-iceland-volcano/the-eyjafjallajkull-volcano-3621.aspx

Q6: Which country is experiencing a prison crisis?

A: America with almost 25% of the world’s prisoners

Find out more: http://www.natgeotv.com.au/people/americas-prison-crisis.aspx

Q7: Can quicksand kill you? 

A: Not on its own, it will on sink to your waist.

Find out more: http://www.natgeotv.com.au/nature/how-to-escape-quicksand.aspx

Q8: Which Animal was first in space?

A: Fruit Flies

Find out more: http://www.natgeotv.com.au/space/animals-in-space.aspx

Q9: Which American state is having a water crisis?

A: California

Find out more: http://www.natgeotv.com.au/science/angela-bassett-takes-on-the-water-apocalypse.aspx

Q10: What ancient monument was discovered north of Cusco in Peru this week?

A: A religious Inca shrine

Find out more: http://www.natgeotv.com.au/history/explorers-discover-an-inca-shrine-where-children-were-sacrificed.aspx
 

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