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Week 8

Week 8 Answers

  1. Students:  E.g. Robots work faster, are cheaper to use and can work with high accuracy.  Parents:  Furbies.
  2. Students:  Valves stop the blood from flowing backwards.  Parents:  Unbelievably, only 2 weeks.
  3. Students:  Force = spring constant x extension or F = ke (also known as Hooke’s Law).  Parents:  Patty and Selma Bouvier.
  4. Students:  Romeo and Juliet.  Parents:  (West) Germany.  
  5. Students:  True.  Parents:  Julia Roberts.

 

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Week 1

Quiz Answers

  1. Students: the Montagues and the Capulets.  Parents: Posh Spice / Victoria Beckham
  2. Students: the live wire.  Parents: Muse
  3. Students: 6 5/7.  Parents: Norman Cook / Fatboy Slim
  4. Students: cache memory holds regularly used data and instructions.  Parents: P.M. Dawn
  5. Students: In Spanish, any three from: lunes, martes, miércoles, jueves, viernes, sábado, domingo.  In French, any three from: lundi, mardi, mercredi, jeudi, vendredi, samedi, dimanche. In German, any three from: Montag, Dienstag, Mittwoch, Donnerstag, Freitag, Samstag, Sonntag.  Parents: Black Grape
Week 2

Quiz Answers

  1. Students:  The Great Depression was triggered by the Wall Street Crash in 1929 (the American stock market collapsed).  Parents: B*Witched.
  2. Students:  Lines of latitude run horizontally around the Earth, from east to west.  Parents: Homework.
  3. Students:  A trophic level is a stage in a food chain.  Parents:  1993.
  4. Students:  A freezer should be set at -18°C.  Parents: Frozen by Madonna.
  5. Students:  USP stands for Unique Selling Point.  It’s a feature that makes a product distinct from competitor products.  Parents:  Embrace. 
Week 3

Quiz Answers

  1. Students:  The weather in a high-pressure belt is dry and cloud-free.  Parents: Jurassic Park.
  2. Students:  Soprano, mezzo-soprano and alto are the main voices that read from the treble clef (but tenor voices sometimes do too).  Parents: Tom Hanks (Woody) and Tim Allen (Buzz).
  3. Students:  glucose + oxygen —> carbon dioxide + water + energy (or C6H12O6 + 6O2 —> 6CO2 + 6H2O + energy).  Parents:  1999.
  4. Students:  36.  Parents: Brad Pitt.
  5. Students:  Masculine.  Parents:  Sister Act. 
Week 4

Quiz Answers

  1. Students:  Permafrost is a layer of permanently frozen ground underneath the thin soil layer.  Parents: 1993.
  2. Students:  He circumnavigated the world. (Sailed all the way around it.)  Parents: Ice Hockey.
  3. Students:  10.  Parents:  Keanu Reeves.
  4. Students:  Homeostasis is the regulation of the conditions inside the body to maintain a stable internal environment, in response to changes in both internal and external conditions.  Parents: Paris (we’ll accept France).
  5. Students:  Macbeth.  Parents:  Uma Thurman. 
Week 5

Quiz Answers

  1. Students:  x=2, y=5.  Parents: Fox Mulder and Dana Scully.
  2. Students:  A dynamometer.  Parents: Any five from: Ace, Amazon, Blaze, Bullit, Cobra, Diesel, Falcon, Flame, Fox, Gold, Hawk, Hunter, Jet, Khan, Laser, Lightning, Nightshade, Panther, Phoenix, Raider, Rebel, Rhino, Rio, Rocket, Saracen, Scorpio, Shadow, Siren, Trojan, Vogue, Vulcan, Warrior, Wolf, Zodiac.
  3. Students:  1919.  Parents:  West Philadelphia.
  4. Students:  Transition metals are found in the centre of the periodic table.  Parents:  Orange.
  5. Students:  Romeo and Juliet.  Parents:  Cilla Black. 
Week 6

Quiz Answers

  1. Students:  The resistors connected in a series.   Parents: Melanie and Martina. 
  2. Students:  False. MDF is made from tiny fibres of softwood timber which are stuck together with glue. (Plywood is made from layers of wood glued together.)  Parents: Carol Smillie.
  3. Students:  Crystallisation is used to separate a soluble solid from a solution.  Parents:  Any two from: Aztec, Industrial, Futuristic, Medieval, Ocean.
  4. Students:  Various answers possible, e.g. French: bleu (blue), rouge (red), vert (green), jaune (yellow), noir (black), rose (pink). Spanish: azul (blue), rojo (red), verde (green), amarillo (yellow), negro (black), rosa (pink). German: blau (blue), rot (red), grün (green), gelb (yellow), schwarz (black), rosa (pink).  Parents:  Monica Geller (-Bing), Chandler Bing, Ross Geller, Joey Tribbiani, Phoebe Buffay (-Hannigan).
  5. Students:  Gabions are ugly to look at, and the wire cages can corrode over time.  Parents:  California. 
Week 7

Quiz Answers

  1. Students:  E.g. Growing GM crops may affect the number of wild flowers that live in and around the crops.  This could reduce the insect population because it may be removing their food source.   Parents: When displaying the date, the year is often shortened to the final two digits (i.e. 1999 was often written as 99). People were worried that when the new millennium began, computers could potentially be confused by the year changing to ’00 and they may interpret this date as 1900, rather than 2000, which could cause glitches and malfunctions. 
  2. Students:  True. Parents: Dolly.
  3. Students:  An Inspector Calls.  Parents:  1998.
  4. Students:  e.g. Smartphones are designed to be flexible and reprogrammable to perform lots of different tasks, so they would be considered general purpose systems.  Parents: Nokia.  
  5. Students:  Simple interest is always calculated from the original amount, so it is the same every time it is paid. Compound interest is calculated based on the current amount, so is different every time it’s paid — you earn interest on the interest.  Parents:  Tamagotchi.

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