Monday, 19 November 2012



1) Write 11/3 as a mixed number. 32/3
2) 4+73 = 0
  3) A straight line from the centre of a circle to the circumference0.64 km
3) 0.36+ 6800  = 1
4) Round 6842 to the nearest 100. $210
5) Calculate the cost of 50 candles if one candle cost $4.20.
6) Match these words with their meanings: a) 2 b)3 c)1
a)  Circumference
b)  Radius
c)  Diameter
7) 1.2km − 800m = 0.4km
8) What is the perimeter of the shape above? 70mm
9) What is the area of the shape above? 10.160 mins
10) Sandy is painting a fence. She does 2m2 every 10 minutes. If the fence is 20m long and 1.6m high. How long will it take her to
paint the fence? 2hr 40mins

C.E quiz Wk6T4.pdf


A) Log flume.

C) A partial solar eclipse.

d) To protect babies from children.

a) Venice.

d) succsessful musican.

a) prince William and Kate.

b) Cold Play

b) End of the rainbow

b) 5.3%

d) net n' run


Sunday, 11 November 2012


1) If the rule is;   ‘× 3, subtract 3’ complete this pattern:  5,(12, 33, 96, 285)

2) 8 ( 4 × 2 ) – 4 ( 2 + 9 ) = (20)

3) What is the highest common factor of 24 & 32? (4x6, 6x8) 

4) Write this number in digits: 
Two million, six hundred and forty (2,000,640)
 five thousand two hundred and eighty three (5,283)

5) Dillon has a bowl of 38 cherries. He divides them up between himself and 4 friends.  The rule is: divide the number of cherries by the number of people and any left over cherries get added to his amount.  How many cherries does Dillon 
get? (10)

6) What is the abbreviation for …
a) millilitres (ml)
b) litres (l)
c) kilolitres (kl)

7) 7200ml   = (7.21 l)

8) 7165 litres – 4.5kl =(2.665 kl)

9) Would you use millilitres, litres or kilolitres to measure the volume of water in a small lake? (kilolitres)

10)  Gail needs to squeeze 1kg of oranges to get 300ml of orange juice.  If she wants 2.7 litres of orange juice, how many kg of oranges will she need to squeeze? (9)

The Fall of the Berlin Wall.pdf


1.What political beliefs did…
a) East Germany have? (Answer)
b) West Germany have?

2. Who was responsible for the construction of the Berlin Wall?
During the 1950’s many people living in Eastern Germany wanted to experience the freedom of living in the West. 

3. How long was the Berlin Wall? 
Berlin Wall began in 1961. 

4. What were some of the measures taken to stop people escaping over the Wall?
Kennedy visited Berlin to show America's support for those  blocked in by the Wall and to argue that the Wall should be taken down.  

5.  In what year did the Berlin Wall come down?

The country that had been divided 
in two was able to resolve most of its political differences
and became united on October 3, 1990.


6. Following World War II, which of these 
countries were communist?
Belgium (answer)


1) Disney has recently purchased which movie 
a) Toy Story (Answer)
b) Star Wars
c) Lord of the Rings
d) Transformers

2) Which popular sporting event was cancelled last week?

a) The Indy 500
b) The Melbourne Cup
c) The New York Marathon (Answer)
d) The America’s Cup

3) This elephant has recently made headlines because it can…

a) Speak Korean
b) Shoot water 500m from its trunk (Answer)
c) Walk on eggshells without breaking them
d) Hum the tune to ‘Lion King’

4) Who was elected president of the US last week?

a) Barack Obama
b) Mitt Romney (Answer)
c) Hillary Clinton
d) John Key

5) The world’s rarest whale has been sighted in NZ. What is it called? 

a) The Spade-toothed beaked whale
b) The Sei whale (Answer)
c) The Bowhead whale
d) The Sowerby’s beaked whale

6) Which NZ company has just been taken over by Chinese company, ‘Haier’?

a) The Warehouse
b) Kathmandu
c) Fisher & Paykel 
d) Whitcoulls (Answer)

7) The winning horse in last week’s Melbourne Cup was…

a) Phar Lap
b) Fiorente
c) Jakkalberry
d) Green Moon

8) History was made when a man climbed 103 floors of a sky scraper with …

a) A transplanted heart
b) Eye implants
c) An iron lung
d) A bionic Leg

9) What is the NZ Baseball team called?
a) The Black Bats
b) The Black Sox
c) The Diamond Blacks
d) The Black Knights

10) Last week the Royal Commission made 16 recommendations following which NZ tragedy?

a) The Pike River mine explosion
b) The Christchurch earthquakes
c) The Carterton hot air ballooning accident
d) The Foveaux Strait fishing tragedy

Sunday, 4 November 2012



1)  What disaster devastated parts of the USA last week?
a) A hurricane                                                                           Hurricane.
b) A bushfire                                     
c) An earthquake                                       
d) A Tsunami                                               

2) Sculptures of what have been placed on top of  the NZ Post building?                          
a) Hobbits                                                                                 Hobbits 
b) Native trees
c) Native birds
d) Rugby players

3) A giant trampoline has been constructed as a fun way of crossing which river?
a) The Waikato River
b) The Ganges River
c) The River Thames
d) The River Seine                                                                   The River Seine

4) This month is ‘Movember’ in which men can get sponsored for doing what?
a) Mowing lawns
b) Shaving their heads
c) Growing a moustache                                                        Growing a moustache
d) Doing all the housework

5) What is significant about the number 4 444 444?
a) It was the NZ population last Thursday                            It was the NZ population last Thursday
b) It is the Lotto Powerball Jackpot
c) It is 1st prize for the  2012 Melbourne Cup winner
d) It was the number of people without power following Hurricane 

6) Which country is having an election this week?
a) Australia
b) The United States of America                                          The United States of America
c) France
d) Israel

7) Which fruit crop in NZ is at risk from a disease called Psa-V?
a) Strawberries
b) Apples
c) Grapes
d) Kiwifruit                                                                          Kiwifruit

8) Why was this picture in the news recently?
a) A clown convention was held in Mexico                        A clown convention was held in Mexico
b) 45% of people are scared of clowns
c) A clown school has opened up in Nelson
d) Clowns sleep longer than other people

9) Wellington Phoenix footballer, Ben Sigmund, received a red card when playing which team last week?
a) Brisbane Roar
b) Perth Glory
c) Adelaide United                                                             Adelaide United
d) Newcastle Jets

10) Last week, a 7.7 earthquake hit the Queen Charlotte Islands off the coast of which country?
a) Finland
b) Canada                                                                         Canada
c) England
d) United States of America

Saturday, 3 November 2012

Guy Fawkes.pdf


1. Why did Guy Fawkes want to blow up Parliament? In 1605,  England was divided because of religion. Queen Elizabeth I  was the Head of the Church of England and she punished and executed Catholics who had different beliefs to her. When she died, Catholics danced in the streets and celebrated her death. James was to become King and he had promised the Catholics that he would treat them better.  However, King James did not keep his promise and  to add to the problem, Parliament was also against the Catholics so things remained difficult for them.2. Why did the ‘Gunpowder Plot’ fail? The delay was one of the reasons the plot failed.3. Where was Guy Fawkes arrested? The other plotters were hunted down and shot or executed4. When did the tradition of lighting bonfires start? 5th of November5. Children made ‘effigies’ of Guy Fawkes. What is an ‘effigy’? A representation or image especially sculptured, as an a monument