Middle East Map Quiz

Can you name all 22 countries in the Middle East? You have 6 minutes on the clock and the capital cities to help you. Want an extra challenge? Try to name every country correctly in one minute or less. To play, click here. Enjoy!

 

Middle East

The History of Tattoos

Whether you think tattoos are taboo or just plain cool, they’ve been around for quite some time (about 8,000 years to be exact). What’s more is that this type of body modification is universal across many regions in the world, including pre-historic Peru, feudal Japan, ancient Greece and even Victorian England. So if you want to learn about the ‘permanent’ history of tattoos, watch the video below:

 

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St. Patrick’s Day Facts

Did you know that 122 million Americans celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? Or that 40 lbs of dye is used to change the Chicago River green for the holiday? Or how about that approximately 650,000 American babies have been named Patrick over the past 100 years? For more facts about this Irish/International holiday, click here. And remember! No overdoing it with the Guinness this evening if you plan on celebrating. Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

 

St. Patrick's Day

Where do Superstitions Come From?

What do black cats, opening umbrellas indoors and the number 13 have in common? Well, they are all superstitions, that is, if you choose to believe in that sort of thing. But where do these beliefs come from, and why is it that we feel a little uneasy when we break “the rules”? As it turns out, many of these beliefs originate from religious practices that have died away, but continue to linger due to a cultural and societal tradition. To learn more about the origin of superstitions, click here.

Finish the Quote

Cinema has produced some of the most famous quotes of all time. When you see these stills, chances are you’ll know exactly what I’m talking about. There are 20 stills of famous films throughout the decades. Your job is to finish the quote in the blank box above. You have five minutes on the clock. Click here to play and best of luck!

 

Finish the Quote

Supersonic Planes

A commercial airline today will take about 7 hours to go from New York to London. Between 1976 and 2003, passengers could have taken that trip in 3 hours and a half. The Concorde was a turbojet-powered plane that could travel up to twice the speed of sound (that’s 1,334 miles per hour or 2,146 kilometer per hour!). So why can’t we book one of these flights today? Watch the video below to find out more about these supersonic planes.

 

Are you Smarter than a Fifth Grader?

For most of us, primary school was a long long time ago. But from what we can remember, there was a whole lot of learning to do. If you ‘re feeling up to the challenge, try out this “Are you Smarter than a Fifth Grader” quiz. Click here to play, and no worries, we won’t tell your parents if you if you don’t get an A+.

 

Fifth Grader

English to American Quiz

Fasten your trainers, throw on your jumper, and hop on the motorway! Or should I say, fasten your sneakers, throw on your sweater, and hop on the highway? Click here to play the English to American Quiz. The goal is to “translate” all 45 British terms into American vocabulary in five minutes or less. Best of luck!

 

English to American Quiz

Countries or Cities? Hong Kong and Macau

Have you ever wondered what Hong Kong is? Small country, large city, or somewhere in between? With over 7 million people, Hong Kong boasts a larger population than Serbia, has a higher GDP than Peru, and has been established longer than South Sudan. But do all these attributes make Hong Kong a country? Watch the video below to learn more.

 

 

2-Word TV Show Quiz

Can you name the 2-word TV show from its picture? There are twenty images as your clues and six minutes to complete the game. To play, click here. Best of luck!

 

2-Word TV Show