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

2. are your images you mind when in hear the What word 'Mars'?

3. is How space important exploration?

4. historic UAE's the is mission How to Mars?

5. all countries have a Should space programme?

6. do What know you about Mars?

7. do know What the about you United Arab Emirates?

8. you What UAE's the like probe would to find?

9. the mission UAE will help How on people Earth?

10. it we likely living will be is on Mars How one day?

11. you Did reading like this article?

12. when you think What do hear you of the word 'space'?

13. do think What what about you you read?

14. mean UAE What to does it to belong to the the space club?

15. ambitions does your What country have?

16. the most occasion momentous What in is country's your history?

17. do you will the What future imagine be like?

18. the vision? learn other UAE's countries What from can

19. epitomise millions the for did launch 'an eternity' 400 Why Arabs?

20. questions Mars to would you like ask Mission? Emirates What the

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UAE Mars Mission - 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 images are in your mind when you hear the word 'Mars'?
  3. How important is space exploration?
  4. How historic is the UAE's mission to Mars?
  5. Should all countries have a space programme?
  6. What do you know about Mars?
  7. What do you know about the United Arab Emirates?
  8. What would you like the UAE's probe to find?
  9. How will the UAE mission help people on Earth?
  10. How likely it is we will be living on Mars one day?

STUDENT B's QUESTIONS (Do not show these to student A)
  1. Did you like reading this article? Why/not?
  2. What do you think of when you hear the word 'space'?
  3. What do you think about what you read?
  4. What does it mean to the UAE to belong to the space club?
  5. What ambitions does your country have?
  6. What is the most momentous occasion in your country's history?
  7. What do you imagine the future will be like?
  8. What can other countries learn from the UAE's vision?
  9. Why did the launch epitomise 'an eternity' for 400 millions Arabs?
  10. What questions would you like to ask the Emirates Mars Mission?

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