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ST JOHN'S INSPIRE PROGRAMME

"Visions of the Future"

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1. What technology was called a ‘dangerous instrument’ by diplomat Sir Harold Nicolson, who was concerned about its impact on international diplomacy?

QUESTION 1

Social media

The atomic bomb

The telephone

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Nicolson was speaking in the 1960s, and was concerned that a reliance on telephone diplomacy would have a negative impact on face-to-face diplomatic relations.

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2. What type of technology is used in the SARS-Cov-2 vaccine developed by the University of Oxford and AstraZeneca?

QUESTION 2

Viral vector vaccine

Inactivated vaccine

Genetic vaccine

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This means that a harmless, unrelated vaccine is used to deliver genetic material from the SARS-Cov-2 virus into the body. The BioNTech and Moderna vaccines are genetic vaccines, and Sinovac is an inactivated vaccine.

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3. According to historians, what was the estimated death toll in Europe from the Black Death of the 1340s and 1350s?

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Up to 50% of the population

Up to 10% of the population

Up to 25% of the population

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Rates varied across the world, but the Black Death is thought to have been the deadliest pandemic in recorded human history.

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4. How long does it usually take the Deserta’s petrel (a seabird which breeds on remote islands near Madeira) to make a journey across the Atlantic Ocean?

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2 weeks

1 month

5-7 days

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The seabirds routinely cover the 10,000km distance in less than a week.

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5. When was Colossus, the world’s first programmable electronic computer, built?

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1953

1943

1963

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Colossus was built in the UK, and was used to decrypt German military messages during the Second World War.

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