The Highs & Lows Of Being His Royal Highness His Right Honourable Highness So High He Could Touch The Sky & Almost Fly Pomp

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His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp was so high that he thought he’d fall. He was so high that he had his head in the clouds. He had to say “Hi !” to so many people that he had he stand on a ladder, he was higher than anyone. He loved high things, too … high churches, high steeples, high skyscrapers. His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp stood on a roof to ensure that he was really high. He went on an aeroplane to be even higher. He kept his palace windows clean … by dangling on the drainpipes, so he could be seen.

Hiya ! Quiz caed0lw0.jpg

caed0lw0.jpg What things need to be done to make a flower grow higher ?

caed0lw0.jpg Think of some things that can make you higher – like standing on a box.

caed0lw0.jpg List as many high things that you can think of …

caed0lw0.jpg 1. If His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp stood at the top of a ladder, 10 metres long, how much higher was he than his bucket, 25% up the ladder ?

caed0lw0.jpg 2. His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp stood on the roof of his palace, 75 metres high, which was one third higher than the third floor – how high was the third floor ?

caed0lw0.jpg 3. When His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp took an aeroplane ride, he was 150 metres above a cloud, which was 1200 km above sea – level – how high was HRH ?

caed0lw0.jpg 4. His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp was 2.4 metres tall – how much higher was he wearing stilts – which made him 0.3 of that height higher ?

caed0lw0.jpg 5. Wearing high heels, His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp fell over three times every 150 metres – how many times did he fall over in a journey 3 kilometres long ?

caed0lw0.jpg 6. His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp’s staircase was 250 metres high … how high was he if he walked 2 / 5 ths of the way up ?

caed0lw0.jpg 7. When His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp sat on a chair, he was 80 cm high … how high was the table – 15 % higher than this ?

caed0lw0.jpg 8. His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp was 2.4 m tall, but wearing his crown he was 45 cm taller and wearing high boots, he was 15 cm taller than that – then how high was he ?

caed0lw0.jpg 9. On Monday, His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp fell off a ladder 2.5 m high … on Tuesday he fell off a kerb, 35 cm high and on Wednesday he fell off a wall measuring 175 cm high – how far did he fall in one week ?

caed0lw0.jpg 10. His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp planted a seed that grew at a rate of 2.5 cm per day – how long did it take to reach 20 cm high ?

caed0lw0.jpg 11. His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp went up in a hot air balloon … and if it rose at a speed of 500 m / hour, how long did it take to gain enough height to fly over a tall skyscraper 2 km high ?

caed0lw0.jpg 12. His Right Highness His Right Honourable Highness Pomp still needed step ladders to reach the top shelf – if one step measured 45 cm and he stepped up four, how much higher did he become ?

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The Quiz That’s Even Higher Than That !

Match the definition to the correct answer.

ANSWERS :

The high statue in Picadilly Circus is called …
The UK’s highest peak is …
The highest peak in Ireland is …
The statue on the rocks overlooking Rio de Janiero is of …
The highest mountain in Bolivia is …
The statues on the roof of the Vatican are of …
The highest waterfall drops 979 feet and is called…
The highest mountain of Bolivia is Altiplano.
The highest peak in Wales is called …
The best known peak in the Alps is …
The biggest peak in the South Americas is …
Switzerland’s highest mountain is …
The Phillipines largest island is …
The rock of Gibraltaar is …
Greece’s highst peak is …
Spain’s high mountains are …
The highest point in China is Communism Peak (7495 m high).
The rise in life expectancy since 1870 …
The highest peak in Oceania is …
The highest peak in New Zealand is …
The highest peak in North America is …

ANSWERS :
… 44 years.
… Eros
… Mount McKinley in Alaska.
… the Pyrennes.
… 429 m high.
… 6960 m high and called Aconcagua.
… Angel Falls in Venezuala.
… Grosglockner.
… the Matterhorn.
… Snowdon.
… Christ.
… Ben Nevis
… the Apoostles.
… Altipano.
…Carantouhill.
… 3 764 feet high and called Mount Cook.
… Luzon.
… Mount Wilhelm in Papua New Guinea.
… Mount Olympus at 2197 m.

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Highness Pomp’s Groovy Growing Up Game

Which is the correct one to use – gro ? – gru ? or – groo ?

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caed0lw0.jpg__ __ __ tesque

caed0lw0.jpg__ __ __ mpy

caed0lw0.jpg__ __ __ tty

caed0lw0.jpg__ __ __ tto

caed0lw0.jpg__ __ __ el

caed0lw0.jpg__ __ __ und

caed0lw0.jpg__ __ __undwork

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La – De – Da

Which is the correct letters to use to spell the word correctly ? “LA” or “da” ? Then write a list of as many additional words as you can that include the letters “la” and “da”. 

__ __  ughter

__ __  ughter

__ __  audible

__ __ b hand

__ __ cking

s __ __ te roof

__ __ mages

__ __ ngerous

__ __  iry foods

s __ __ cking

__ __ mp – post

__ __ nguage

c __ __ p 

Answers : grouse; grudge; grooved; groggy; groin; gruff; grumble; growing; growth; incongruous; gross; grotesque; grumpy; grotty; grotto; gruel; ground; groundwork; growl; grubby; group; groundless; grub

Answers :
1. 10 – (10 / 100 x 25 = 2.5) = 7.5 m
2. 75 + (75 / 3 = 25) = 100 m
3. 1200 – 150 = 1050 m
4. 2.4 + (2.4 / 10 x 3 = 0.72) = 3.12 m
5. 3000 / 150 x 3 = 60
6. 250 / 5 x 2 = 100 m
7. 80 + (80 / 100 x 15 = 0.8) = 8.8 m
8. 2.4 + 0.45 + 0.15 = 3m
9. 2.5 + 0.35 + 1.75 = 4.6 m
10. 20 / 2.5 = 8 days
11. 2 x 1000 = 2000 / 500 = 4 hours
12. 4 x 45 = 180 cm

Higher Than That ! Answers :
The high statue in Picadilly Circus is called Eros.
The UK’s highest peak is Ben Nevis.
The highest peak in Ireland is Carrantuohill.
The statue on the rocks overlooking Rio de Janiero is of Christ.
The highest mountain in Bolivia is Altiplano.
The statues on the roof of the Vatican are of the Apostles.
The highest waterfall drops 979 feet and is called Angel Falls in Venezuala.
The highest mountain of Bolivia is Altiplano.
The highest peak in Wales is called Snowdon.
The best known peak in the Alps is the Matterhorn.
The biggest peak in the South Americas is 6960 m high and called Aconcagua.
Switzerland’s highest mountain is Grosglockner.
The Phillipines largest island is Luzon.
The rock of Gibraltaar is 429 m high.
Greece’s highst peak is Mount Olympus at 2197 m.
Spain’s high mountains are the Pyrennes.
The highest point in China is Communism Peak (7495 m high).
The rise in life expectancy since 1870 – 44 years.
The highest peak in Oceania is Mount Wilhelm in Papua New Guinea.
The highest peak in New Zealand is 3 764 feet high and called Mount Cook.
The highest peak in North America is Mount McKinley in Alaska.

Answers : laughter ; daughter ; laudible ; dab hand ; lacking ; slate roof ; damages ; dangerous ; scandal ; dairy foods ; slacking ; lamp – post ; language ; clap

© Jacqueline Richards 2007

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