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11th November 2005 at 00:00
1 A new schools programme is teaching teenagers abstinence as well as contraception. What do teachers say?

a Err, umm, well, you see b I'll give it nine months c They'll all go blind d Is there going to be a practical?

2 A survey shows that a lot of children think chips are made of oil or apples. What do school cooks say?

a What's the problem?

b What's an apple?

c What they don't know can't hurt me d Where's that bottle of chips gone?

3 Ruth Kelly's Bolton West constituency has some of the worst truancy figures in the country. What are they all doing?

a Abstaining b Not abstaining c Helping with the chip harvest d Whatever

4 Hundreds of Australians are flying over the South Pole on New Year's Eve to see the new year's sun. What else will they see?

a Ice b Snow c Penguins d Hundreds of Bolton West schoolchildren, possibly abstaining

5 Prince Charles and Camilla visited the United States. What did they do there?

a Abstain b Not abstain c Wave d Synchronised cuff-pulling

QUIZ ANSWERS: 1a, 2b, 3d, 4a, 5d

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