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Challenge of the week

A different type of challenge this week.

 

What do you think the following quote from Ghandi means.

 

‘You cannot shake hands with a clenched fist’

 

Write a short piece of writing explaining your answer.

 

e-mail you answers to

mjohnson@katherinesemar-jun.efolio.org.uk

 

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Two Trains 


   Trains travel from Foodletown to Myerville all day, always on the same track, always going nonstop and at the same speed. The noon train took 80 minutes to complete the trip, but the 4 PM train took an hour and 20 minutes. Why?

 

Answer

One hour and twenty minutes is the same as eighty minutes!

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Challenge of the week

 

In 1324 it became law that any whale found in England must have it’s head removed and given to the King and it’s tail given to the Queen.

 

Why?

 

Answer

The whales bones in the tail were used to make corsets for the Queen and the tongue was considered to be the most tasty part of a whale!

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The British Monarchy

 The Queen is the present Monarch.

 

Can you name the next 5 people in line to throne?

 

 

For example

 Next in line is Prince Charles.

Answer
 

  1. HRH The Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales (b. 1948)
  2. HRH Prince William of Wales, eldest son of The Prince Charles (b. 1982)
  3. HRH Prince Henry of Wales, (Prince Harry) younger son of The Prince Charles (b. 1984)
  4. HRH The Prince Andrew, The Duke of York, second son of HM Queen Elizabeth II (b. 1960)
  5. HRH Princess Beatrice of York, elder daughter of The Prince Andrew (b. 1988)

 

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