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1 How many years make a century? 100
2 Name three oceans. Atlantic, Indian, Pacific
3 Which is heavier, gold or plastic? gold
4 Name two gases. hydrogen, oxygen
5 How many pence are there in a pound? 100
6 Name three deserts. Sahara, Gobi, Kalahari
7 Name three metals. iron, aluminium, brass
8 Name three islands. Madagascar, Iceland, Hawaii
9 Name three birds. eagle, robin, kingfisher
10 How many legs does an ant have? 6
11 Of which country is Vienna the capital? Austria
12 How many inches are there in a foot? 12
13 Is Spain bigger than Portugal? yes
14 Where do polar bears live? Arctic (North Pole)
15 How many legs does a spider have? 8
16 How many feet are there in a yard? 3
17 Is Laos or Wales nearer China? Laos
18 Name three rivers. Thames, Mekong, Amazon
19 Is a mushroom animal or vegetable? vegetable
20 How many sides does an octagon have? 8