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Tuesday, 10 May 2016

THE PIONEERS CHALLENGE QUIZ: THE CORRECT ANSWERS & FINAL RESULTS [7th CW]








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Here are the correct answers to the 20 pioneers challenge quiz questions and also the results of people taking part in it.

1- Who refused to give her bus seat to a white passenger in 1955? 
Rosa Parks
2- How old is Valentina Tereshkova? 
79 years old
3- Who fought with the Spanish Republicans? 
Simone Weil
4- What was Darwin's wife's name? 
Emma Wedgwood
5- What is Nadia Comaneci a good example of?
Of perseverance and hard-work.
6- Whose nationality was Dutch? 
Johan Cruyff's
7- Which radioactive elements did Marie Curie discover?
Radium & Polonium 
(*Uranium appears in one of the biographies but it's not correct)
8- Who showed that the white light was formed by colours?
Isaac Newton
9- Where did Kathryn Bigelow study?
At Columbia University & the California Institute of Arts
10- Which of all these pioneers is a tennis-player?
Billy Jean King
11- How many of these pioneers are women?
There are 12
12- When did Armstrong become interested in airplanes?
When he was 6
13- Which of these pioneers were French?
There are 4: Lumiere brothers, Curie & Weil
14-Who was the first woman candidate to the USA presidency? 
Belva Ann Lockwood
15- Whose racing records haven't been broken yet?
Danica Sue Patrick's
16- Who were the Lumiere brothers?
August & Louis Jean, the French inventors of the cinematographic projector
17- Who founded an elevator company
Elisha Otis
18- Why did Emily Davison put herself in the way of the king's horse at Epsom?
She wanted to attach a suffragist flag to the horse.
19- What happened to Elizabeth Blackwell in one of her eyes?
She lost sight because she had an infection after a contaminated solution went in it.
20- Did Michael Jackson have a happy childhood? Why?
No, because he had a bad relationship with his father who was very strict and abused him.

Unfortunately not many students took part in the challenge and none of them answered the 20 questions correctly. These are the students who have with their results:

- Eva Menéndez (1ºBAC-A) 17/20
- Carlos Galán (2ºESO-C) 16/20
- Jeisi Martínez (2ºESO-A) 15'5/20
- Franklin Pérez (2ºESO-A) 15/20
- Abel Pérez (2ºESO-C) 13'5/20
- Sebastián Alzate (2ºESO-B) 10'5/20
- Axel Rodríguez (2ºESO-A) 10/20
- Marcos Gabarri (2ºESO-B) 7/20
- Tamara Gantes (2ºESO-A) 6'5/20

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