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1. read you you headline did when the What think?

2. mind when you hear the word 'Hiroshima' What springs to?

3. you you read think about What what do?

4. do know Hiroshima What you about?

5. visit Why a is 'huge President event' Obama's?

6. Why still in there weapons world are nuclear the?

7. Hiroshima President about of Should apologise bombing Obama the?

8. likely is it nuclear weapons will be used again How?

9. terrorists What got would nuclear happen weapons if?

10. future in What and of the will Japan' the 'shared happen USA?

11. article Did like this you reading?

12. countries to do go war Why?

13. end the about know you do What II War World of?

14. important President visit How is Obama's?

15. end weapons can an nuclear How put to we?

16. weapons nuclear against or for you Are?

17. to deciding leaders stop people ordinary can How war to go?

18. today do about happening What know wars you the?

19. war to going stop we will When?

20. Obama questions like President What you ask would to?

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Hiroshima - The 20 Questions

STUDENT A's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student B)
  1. What did you think when you read the headline?
  2. What springs to mind when you hear the word 'Hiroshima'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What do you know about Hiroshima?
  5. Why is President Obama's visit a 'huge event'?
  6. Why are there still nuclear weapons in the world?
  7. Should President Obama apologise about the bombing of Hiroshima?
  8. How likely is it nuclear weapons will be used again?
  9. What would happen if terrorists got nuclear weapons?
  10. What will happen in the ' shared future of the USA and Japan'?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. Why do countries go to war?
  3. What do you know about the end of World War II?
  4. How important is President Obama's visit?
  5. How can we put an end to nuclear weapons?
  6. Are you for or against nuclear weapons?
  7. How can ordinary people stop leaders deciding to go to war?
  8. What do you know about the wars happening today?
  9. When will we stop going to war?
  10. What questions would you like to ask President Obama?

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