A SUPER QUIZ
Have you been reading The Whiz Times regularly? Today's Whiz Quiz will test you onÂ a wide range of topics. Those of you who have been reading our stories everyday wou[...]
Â GIVE IT YOUR BEST SHOT
Let's start with a silly riddle.
Q: What do you call a deer who can't see?
A: No eyedeer! (Get it? No idea!)
Deer are amazing an[...]
IT SHOULD BE ERASED FOREVER
Health authorities around the world hope to get rid of the polio virus forever. It spreads easily and can cause a person to become paralysed. Children [...]
YOU CAN HELP WITH EARTH SOS
The climate on our beloved planet Earth is changing rapidly. We cannot continue withÂ those habits that are harmful to our planet. We all need to get to[...]
Â SMALL BUT IMPORTANT
Every airplane is fitted with a black box flight recorder. While it does not help an airplane stay safe or keepÂ its passengers alive, it has a very important [...]
PLAYFUL LITTLE SWIMMERS
In our video story called "These otters have a very important job", we talked about how useful otters can be to fishermen in Bangladesh. They are also abso[...]
THE LITTLE HOT PLANET
Do you know how Mercury got its name? According to mythology, Mercury was the fastest of the gods. Because the planet Mercury has the fastest orbit around th[...]
Â NOT SO CREEPY AFTER ALL
Insects are actually not as icky as you might think.Â Not all of them areÂ poisonous or harmful. In fact, in our earlierÂ story, you learned that they can be[...]
MIX & MATCH
Today's quiz will test you on a wide range of topics, ranging from elephants to mountains.
Are you confident of getting a perfect score? Don't worry, each questio[...]
Planet Earth is rich in resources. It provides so muchÂ to sustain us.Â We have lots ofÂ resources that we can use to produce energyÂ Â - fossil fuels, natural gas, wind, sun[...]
WE NEED THE SUN
We need the Sun for many reasons - to keep us warm, for food production, for solar energy, to help us see and to prevent our planet from hurtling out into other ga[...]
MORE SPACE TRIVIA
Who's ready for another quiz on space trivia? This time it's about the storyÂ about the quest for Earth's twin. Read all about it in "The hunt for Planet Earthâ€™s [...]
DON'T GET SPACED OUT BY THIS QUIZ!
How amazing is our universe? It's so mysterious, huge, old and fascinating. For more than 2,000 yearsÂ since the ancient Greeks first tried to ma[...]
The way to live a longer and happier life is actually quite easy and makes a lot of sense. It involves maintaining healthy habits andÂ wanting to get rid of unhealthy beh[...]
AN EASY PEASY QUIZ
On February 13, 2014, the Whiz Times presentedÂ a story about the unfortunate incident of killer whales beingÂ stranded in New Zealand - Nine killer whales found [...]
Isn't it amazing how animals, like humans, can be so attached to their partners? Poor Arturo the polar bear is certainly not having an easy time coping with lonelines[...]
A Fun quiz on Sochi Winter Olympics 2014
Quick, arm yourselves with some facts about The Sochi Winter OlympicsÂ and try our Whiz Quiz below!
Hey, you might want to read our earl[...]
DESERT PLANTS - A PROMISING NEW FUEL
Did you read our story about how desert plants could one day be a source of fuel for jet planes? It is a very promising idea and we sure hope [...]
NOT A QUIZ FOR THE LAZY
We have a new quiz for you today.Â You'll have toÂ do some workÂ though, as you'll have to read our earlier story toÂ know the answers to the questions.
BE PREPARED, NOT SUNBURNT
It is important to know some basic safety rules about the sun. In countries near the equator such as Thailand and Singapore, the sun's rays shine bright [...]
A MEGA SPRING CLEANING IN SPACE
Not too long ago, The Whiz Times brought to you a story calledÂ Scientists to test "space broom".Â This special broomÂ could one day sweep up old spac[...]
A FINE BALANCE
There are many ecosystems on planet Earth. Each organism in an ecosystem plays an important part in keeping it in balance. In our story "Ecosystems are hurt when la[...]
HOT JETS OF PLASMA
The sun is a huge burning ball of hot gas. They are converted in the sun's core into energy which is released as light and heat. From time to time, violent erup[...]
They are known as the great hunters of the sea. The sight of a shark's dorsal fin rising out of the sea strikes fear in people. If you see a dorsal fin coming t[...]
DO YOU KNOW YOUR COLD FACTS?
Now that it's winter time in the Northern Hemisphere, it is important to arm yourselves with some facts about cold weather and how to protect yourself[...]
NOT A SLIDE YOU PLAY WITH
Snow is light, fluffy and fun to play with. But when it is tightly packed, it can become a deadly avalanche that kills and destroys.
Have you watched [...]
LIZARDS FOR WHIZARDS
The idea of robots that cling to walls is a great one, isn't it? Do you know that the technology was created after studying how lizards stick on walls?
DON'T TEAR YOUR HAIR OUT!
There are many interesting things to know about hair. Hair is much more than how it looks. It is made up of many things that decide how it looks, feels a[...]
WE MUST PROTECT THEM
The Whiz Times brings to you a quiz on a very important topic - endangered species. We have a story on it too. Click on "Don't let them die out!" to read our [...]
What a cool job! Astronauts gets to whiz off to outer space in a super fast rocket, float around weightlessly, get awesome views of our beautiful planet Earth, [...]
A VERY COOL QUIZ
Did you learn anything from our video story on snowflakes?
If you did, then we want to know what you learned! Try our quiz below! As usual, you can always get [...]
Â DON'T TRY TO PUSH THEM OVER!
Stonehenge is a fascinating monument that makes many people wonder why it was built. It's as if a giant child played with his giant building blocks a[...]
HE COULDN'T RUN FOREVER
Did you enjoy reading about Ronnie Biggs, the "Great Train Robber" who passed away on December 18, 2013?
We have prepared a quiz for you based on the f[...]
Â DON'T MISS OUT ON THE LATEST NEWS!
Europe is made up of 50 countries. There's sure to be lots of news about Europe everyday. Do you know some of the latest events that happened i[...]
ARE YOU READY...
... to take today's quiz? It's on our story "Pictures from protests around the world". Try it and see if you can get a perfect score! It's okay if you don't. Just[...]
LET'S PLAY A LITTLE GAME
We hope you enjoyed our slideshow of the exciting and beautiful opening ceremony of the 2013 SEA Games. We have prepared a little quiz for you. If you're [...]
IT'S SMOKIN' HOT!
What an exciting event it isÂ - an island appearing out of nowhere! Japan's newest islet has caused quite a lot of buzz in the news.Â Some people thought it was [...]
WHAT DO YOU KNOW ABOUT THIS GREAT MAN?
Millions of people all over the world have beenÂ mourning the death of South Africa's favourite son, Mr Nelson Mandela. There are lots of sto[...]
A BREATH OF FRESH AIR ...
... is what many people in China long for. They have been living with heavily polluted air for many years.
In today's latest story, we talked about th[...]
WINTER'S FLAMEEvery Olympic event involves the Olympic flame. This time, the Olympic flame has been lit for the 2014 Winter Olympics. Do you know where are Winter Olympics 2014 bei[...]
WHERE'S OUR FISH?
We posted a video recently on how fishermen in Hong Kong are no longer allowed to catch fish by trawling. Do you know how this has affected them?
THIS BUNNY'S GOING ON A LONG TRIP
As you read this, China's first moon rover mission is probably stillÂ on its long journey to the moon. We are excited to hear about its successful[...]
CUTE PENGUIN CHICKS
Did you like our story on African penguin chicks? They are cute, aren't they? Get more of them in our quiz below.
Featured image brought to you by The Whiz [...]
ARE YOU READY?
We hope you have read our story about making toys out of recycled materials. It isÂ a delightful idea, isn't it?
Are you ready for today's quiz questions? Give it[...]
IT'S QUIZ TIME AGAIN
Now that you have watched today's video lesson on the carbon cycle, let's challenge yourself to our quiz below.Â
(To watch our video again, type [...]
DON'T GET BITTEN
The malaria virus isÂ something you would want to avoid. The more you know, the better prepared you will be against this sometimes deadly virus. Test yourself to s[...]
LIGHTING UP LIVES
In the video "Plastic bottles ofÂ light", weÂ see how an engineer, Tony Lopes, makes lives easier in South Africa through very simple ideas that use no electricity[...]
YOU'LL BREEZE THROUGH THIS
If you live in a place where hurricanes can happen, it may be a good idea to know what hurricanes are all about. Our latest quiz is on this very violent[...]
A COOL QUIZ ON A HOT TOPIC
What is happening to our global temperature? Do you know when the warmest decade happened?
Try this quiz to find out!
(Psst... we have a video on [...]
WHY CAN'T WE DRINK THIS SOUP?
This is not a soup that your mother would ever make. Do you know what it is made of? In today's quiz, you will be tested on this very special soup. T[...]
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