We all know you are heroes and heroines.
In fact, you need to have special powers to cope with so many changes in your body and life, friends, girlfriends, boyfriends and demanding parents and teachers. On top of that you are supposed to take determinant decisions for your future too.
What’s more: they all tell you are the future!
a). This time you will be asked to match the right superhero or superheroine to his / her special powers.
|Arrowette||She has the power to flight, a superhuman strength, super-acute vision, and an enhanced healing/regeneration ability. (1)|
|Human Torch||He has the superhuman ability to create a kinetic field of unknown energy around himself which absorbs all kinetic energy directed against him. This absorption can vary from resisting the effects of physical objects such as bricks and rocks to resisting that of energy and fire and even explosions. (2)|
|Wonderwoman||Her real name is Beatriz da Costa and she is Brazilian. She posseses an array of abilities which includes the power to exhale vast quantities of mystical green fire. She can also fly, alter her clothing at will, and display a limited capacity to project hallucinations. (3)|
|Speedball||He has the ability to copy the powers, abilities, attributes, IQ, talents, fighting skills, and characteristics of anyone around him. Along with all those other things he can copy their physical appearance such as their skin color, bone structure, hair style and color, bone composition, voice, eye color, and other physical traits of those he mimics. However, he doesn’t copy a person’s flaws. (4)|
|Fire||She is an Aymara girl with superpowers to help poor people. She obtained her powers from Tiwanacu Andean forces. She is a girl of the people who can fly and who wears the traditional Bolivian blanket and highland ‘pollera’ skirt. Nonetheless, she is not perfect. She always speaks her mind, she eats great amounts of ‘rellenos’ cakes and she even stole a papas’ seller once. She hates the concept of empire and she is more intelligent than a bunch of politicians. (5)|
|Multiple Man||He possesses the mental ability to control ambient heat energy and the physical ability to envelop his entire body or portions of his body with fiery plasma without harming himself. (Plasma is a super-heated stated of matter such as exists in the atmosphere of stars). (6)|
|Hawkgirl||She is a normal human with above average strength, stamina and agility for a girl of her age. She has exceptional hand to hand combatant ability with skills as an Olympic gold-medalist longbow marksman and possesses above average intelligence. (7)|
|Omniscient||He has acquired extensive knowledge and skills via his duplicates’ experiences, such as human anatomy, speaking Russian, and Shaolin monk stealth techniques. He gets more and more supewpowers by copying them. (8)|
|Supercholita||She is a masterful athlete, acrobat, fighter and strategist, trained and experienced in many ancient and modern forms of armed and unarmed combat, including exclusively Amazonian martial arts. (9)|
|Mimic||His strengths are in the use of his mind. His telepathic abilities allow him to enter the minds of almost anyone and although he cannot control their thoughts, he can affect them. (10)|
Answers will be given by mid-May.
b). Then, click on the image to do this quiz to know how much you know about superheroes and superheroines.
c). What powers would you choose to improve yourself?
Do you think that mental powers are more important than physical powers? Why (not)?
Do you think that is important for a superheroine or superhero to be aware of her or his own weaknesses? Why (not)?
Do you think you can find superheroes and superheroines all around you or do they only live in New York City?