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Just for Fun                                                        Kids Quiz

Cricket Quiz                                                        1.	 What food makes up                  have slimy skin.
                                                                          nearly all (around 99%)     18.	 What is the only con-
1.	 Who famously said,                  duced from 60 to 50 overs         of a Giant Panda’s diet?
      ‘Looks like you just              per match?                                                          tinent on earth where
      dropped the World Cup       11.	 Who has scored the           2.	 True or false? Mice live            Giraffes live in the wild?
      mate’ in the semi-final of        fastest 100 in World Cup          for up to 10 years.         19.	 How many pairs of
      the 1999 tournament in            tournaments?                                                        wings does a bee have?
      England?                    12.	 And who has scored the       3.	 What is the name of           20.	 What type of animal is
                                        fastest 50?                       the phobia that involves          the largest primate in the
2.	 And who did he say it to?     13.	 What two significant               an abnormal fear of               world?
3.	 Which team won the first            changes were made to              spiders?                    21.	 Is a shark a fish or a
                                        change the look and feel                                            mammal?
      World Cup in 1975?                of the 1992 World Cup?      4.	 What is the largest type      22.	 What is the most
4.	 Which player holds the        14.	 Which team became the              of ‘big cat’ in the world?        recognizable feature of
                                        first hosts to win a World                                          a hedgehog’s appear-
      highest individual score          Cup?                        5.	 True or false? Crocodiles           ance?
      in all World Cup tourna-    15.	 Who bowled the fastest             have no sweat glands so     23.	 True or false? Owls are
      ments?                            ball in World Cup history?        they use their mouths to          far-sighted, meaning that
5.	 Who is the all-time leading   16.	 Which team has record-             release heat.                     anything within a few
      run scorer in World Cup           ed the highest total in a                                           inches of their eyes can’t
      tournaments?                      CWC?                        6.	 Are butterflies insects?            be seen properly.
6.	 Which country has hosted      17.	 And which team has post-     7.	 What are female ele-          24.	 What is the name of an
      the most World Cup tour-          ed the lowest?                                                      adult female horse?
      naments?                    18.	 Who famously (and stu-             phants called?              25.	 What are baby goats
7.	 Who are the only two                pidly) walked out to bat    8.	 True or false? Bats are             called?
      captains to have won the          without a helmet to face                                      26.	 What is the tallest animal
      World Cup twice?                  Alan Donald?                      mammals.                          in the world?
8.	 Which bowler has claimed      19.	 In which World Cup tour-     9.	 Bees are found on every       27.	 True or false? Rabbits
      the most wickets in World         nament did we see the                                               are born blind.
      Cup history?                      introduction of the third         continent of earth except   28.	 What is the most recog-
9.	 Which player has the                umpire?                           for one, which is it?             nizable physical feature
      unique record of taking     20.	 Which stadium will host      10.	 True or false? Cats                of the male lion?
      four wickets or more in           the 2015 Cricket World            spend an average of         29.	 How many legs does a
      a match, in four different        Cup final?                        13 to 14 hours a day              spider have?
      World Cup tournaments?                                              sleeping.                   30.	 The crocodile species is
10.	 At which World Cup were                                        11.	 What is the fastest land           believed to have been
      the number of overs re-                                             animal in the world?              around for how long?
                                                                    12.	 A ‘doe’ is what kind of            2 million years or 200
                                                                          animal?                           million years?
                                                                    13.	 True or false? Cougar’s
                                                                          are herbivores.
                                                                    14.	 Groups of lions are
                                                                          known as what?
                                                                    15.	 Is a dolphin a mammal?
                                                                    16.	 What is the largest land
                                                                          animal in the world?
                                                                    17.	 True of false? Snakes

Sudoku (easy)                                                       ANSWERS: CRICKET: (1) Steve Waugh (2) Herchelle Gibbs (3)
                                                                    West Indies (4) Gary Kirsten - 188* vs UAE (5) Sachin Tendulkar -
                                                                    2278 (6) England - 4 (7) Clive Lloyd - 1975 & 1979 & Ricky Ponting
                                                                    - 2003 & 2007 (8) Glenn McGrath - 72 (9) Shahid Afridi - Pakistan
                                                                    (10) 1987 (11) Mathew Hayden - 66 balls (12) Brendan McCullum -
                                                                    20 balls (13) Coloured clothing and white ball (14) Sri Lanka - 1996
                                                                    (15) Shoaib Ahktar - 100.2 mph (16) India - 413/5 vs Bermuda (17)
                                                                    Canada - 36 vs Sri Lanka (18) Sultan Zarawani UAE (19) 1996
                                                                    (20) MCG - Melbourne Cricket Ground. KIDS: (1) Bamboo (2) False
                                                                    - Captive mice live for up to 2 and a half years while wild mice only
                                                                    live for an average of around 4 months (3) Arachnophobia (4) The
                                                                    tiger, weighing up to 300 kilograms (660 pounds) (5) True - They
                                                                    often sleep with their mouth open to cool down (6) Yes (7) Cows (8)
                                                                    True (9) Antarctica (10) True (11) The cheetah (it can reach speeds
                                                                    of up to 120kph – 75mph) (12) A female deer (13) False - They are
                                                                    carnivores (14) Prides (15) Yes (16) The elephant - The largest on
                                                                    record weighed around 12 000 kilograms! (17) False - Snakeskin is
                                                                    smooth and dry (18) Africa (19) 2 (20) The Gorilla (21) A fish (22) Their
                                                                    spines of spiky hair (23) True (24) A mare (25) Kids (26) The giraffe
                                                                    - The average height is around 5 metres and the tallest on record
                                                                    stood nearly 6 metres tall (27) True (28) Its mane (29) 8 (30) 200 mil-
                                                                    lion years. FLAGS: (1) New Zealand (2) Australia (3) Bangladesh (4)
                                                                    Scotland (5) India (6) West Indies (7) Ireland (8) Sri Lanka (9) England
                                                                    (10) Afganistan (11) South Africa (12) Pakistan (13) Zimbabwe (14)
                                                                    United Arab Emirates. BONUS QUESTION: Melbourne

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