This week’s question
Research shows that the reason chimpanzee behaviour so closely resembles human politics is because biologically we are almost identical. Did you know that a chimp is more like a human than like a gorilla? So, Sam, my quiz question is this: biologically, how close are chimpanzees to humans?
a) 79 %
b) 89 %
c) 99 %
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.
the most successful and powerful male in any group
over the hill
used to describe someone who is old and no longer useful or attractive
the power behind the throne
someone who does not have official power but who secretly controls things
different political groups who join together for a limited time to form a government
join together as a group; combine
benefits, advantages or profits obtained by winning a war or being in a position of power
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