** 1. ****Punch told so many jokes that the audience laughed every two minutes -how often is that in one hour ?**

** 2. The crocodile in the Punch and Judy maths show had a string of 12 sausages but he bit off one – third, how many were left ?**

** 3. If Judy fell off the stage three times in a performance lasting two hours, how often is that ?**

** 4. There were 8 puppets on stage, 3 of them were animals. Express this as a ratio.**

** 5. Punch had ten bells on his hat, but 0.2 fell off – how many were left ?**

** 6. The curtains opened and closed at the end of every act – once every 20 minutes. How many times did they open in a performance lasting 3 hours ?**

** 7. In the first scene, the policeman arrested three of the 15 puppets – what fraction, decimal and percentage is that ?**

** 8. Judy’s hat fell off every ten minutes – how often is that in a performance lasting 4 hours ?**

** 9. Punch tore his clown suit in three places. Each tear measured 5 cm. Before the next performance, he went to stitch it back together again. If one cm took 2 minutes to repair, how long did all three tears take to mend ?**

** 10. Punch threw 200 sweets into the audience. If there were 50 people watching the show, on average, how many sweets did they each receive ?**

**Punch accidentally punched parts of these words away. Add the letters P – U – N to complete the following words :**

**Oh No It Isn’t ! Oh ! Yes It Is ! General Knowledge Quiz**

**Answer either true (Oh ! Yes It Is !) or false (Oh No It Isn’t !) to the following questions :**

** 1. The Earth was formed 4 600 million yers ago.**

** 2. In the Middle ages, the monks wore a black hood called a “scowl”.**

** 3. The birthplace of Mary Queen of Scots was Stirling Castle, in 1543.**

** 4. In 1306 Robert the Bruce was crowned King of tea cakes.**

** 5. The name of the famous cannon at Edinburgh Castle is called “Mons Meg”.**

** 6. In a castle, a portcullis is a the place where they harbour the boats.**

** 7. The Scottish coat of arms contains two lions holding a shield.**

** 8. The US state next to New York is Virginia.**

** 9. 1946 marked the formation of the United Nation’s International Children’s Fund (UNICEF).**

** 10. The UK county between Merseyside and Greater Manchester is known as Cheshire.**

Pretty Nitty Witty Gritty Stuff

1. Punch told one joke every ten minutes – how many jokes is that in one day ?

2. When Judy punched Punch, the audience roared ! If there were 500 people in the audience, but only 70% of them laughed, how many remained silent ?

3. Judy was so funny that 0.2 of the audience fell off their seats ! How many is that ?

4. Punch was hysterical ! He laughed so much that his wig fell off ! If his wig fell off 5 times every 15 minutes, how often is that ?

5. Judy decided to go and buy a red nose for the performance. There were 300 in the shop – half of them were in the window. How many is that ?

6. If took Judy 20 minutes to put on her make – up before a show and there were three performances every week, how long did she spend putting on her make – up in one month ? Give your answer in minutes and hours.

7. Judy told three times as many jokes than Punch. If Judy told 60 jokes, how many jokes did Punch tell ?

8. Punch was much funnier than Judy – when he told a joke, the laughter from the audience roared and measured four times as much on the ricter scale ! If Punch’s joke measured 50, what did Judy’s measure ?

9. Punch was Punch’s favourite drink. If Punch drank one 200 ml glasses of lemonade every mealtime and there were three meals every day, how long did a two litre bottle last ?

10. July was Judy’s favourite month. What fraction, decimal and percentage of the year is july ?

** Jacqueline Richards 2007**

**Game 1 Answers : 1. 30 2. 8 3. 120 / 3 = every 40 mins 4. animals puppets = 3 : 5 5. 8 6. 3 x 3 = 9 7. 3 / 15 = 1 / 5 th = 0.2 = 20% 8. 6 x 4 = 24 9. 2(3 x 5) = 30 mins 10. 200 / 50 = 4**

**Game 2 Answers : punnet of strawberries; punctuality; pungent; spun; punish; punt; punk; punctuate; puncture; punctual; pundit; punish**

**Game 3 Answers : 1. T ; 2. F (Cowl); 3. T; 4. F (Scone); 5. T; 6. F (the iron gate); 7. F (two unicorns); 8. F (Pensylvania); 9. T; 10. T**

**Answers : 1. 24 (60 / 6 = 6) = 144; 2. 500 / 100 x 70 = 350; 3. 500 / 10 x 2 = 10; 4. every 3 minutes; 5. 150; 6. 20 x 3 x 4 = 240 minutes / 60 = 4 hours; 7. 20; 8. 200; 9. 2000 / (200 x 3 = 600) = 3.33 r days; 10. 1/ 12, 0.08; 8.3 %**