Kim's Quiz Number 5

Elephant Eye
An Elephant Never Forgets!

You will see ten statements. One by one they will disappear. Your challenge is to type out the statements as they go. You will only score a point if you are word perfect. Click 'Start' to begin.

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One foot is twelve inches

The word forty has no "U"

A kite is a member of the quadrilateral family

There are 168 hours in a week

There are 100cm in a metre

A decagon has ten sides

23 is a prime number

Eleven squared is 121

500g is half a kilogram

There are 180 degrees in a triangle

Statement 1: Correct Wrong

Statement 2: Correct Wrong

Statement 3: Correct Wrong

Statement 4: Correct Wrong

Statement 5: Correct Wrong

Statement 6: Correct Wrong

Statement 7: Correct Wrong

Statement 8: Correct Wrong

Statement 9: Correct Wrong

Statement 10: Correct Wrong

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This is Kim's Quiz Number 5. You can also try:
Quiz 1 Quiz 2 Quiz 3 Quiz 4 Quiz 5 Quiz 6 Quiz 7 Quiz 8

The whole class version of this activity is called Kim's Game

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