Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?

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When and where was the Magna Carta Signed?
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England, 1215
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What is the surface area of a cube that is 3 inches high, 2 inches wide, and 4 inches long?
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52 square inches
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What kind of star is the hottest?
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Blue -- in order of growing heat, it is Red, Orange, Yellow, White, and then Blue.
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How many pronouns are in the following sentence? "Teddy and Greg went to the circus and bought five sodas."
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None
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On the periodic table, what element is represented by the letters Na?
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Sodium
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The Mediterranean island of Corsica is part of what European country?
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France
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A hummingbird can fly backwards. True or false?
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True
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What constellation contains the Big Dipper?
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Ursa Major
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What is the name of the largest bone in your body?
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Femur
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What fraction of a dollar is a dime?
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1/10, or .1
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Walruses are native to the Arctic. True or false?
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True
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How many decades are in two millennia?
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200
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Did the Middle Ages come before or after the Roman Empire?
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After
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In 4/4 time, how many beats are in a whole note?
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4
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Earth is over 50 million miles from the sun. True or false?
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True
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Which goddess in Greek mythology was a sister to the god Apollo?
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Artemis, the huntress
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How many sides are there to a trapezoid?
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4
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Fiction books are not assigned numbers in the Dewey Decimal System. True or false?
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False
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Approximately how much of the Earth's surface is covered in ocean?
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70%
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What was the rhyming nickname of the plane Howard Hughes flew for one mile on November 2, 1947?
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The Spruce Goose
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How many cups are in 5 and a half gallons?
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88 -- 16 cups on one gallon
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How many fluid ounces per gallon?
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128
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How many fluid ounces in a cup?
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8
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How many pints per gallon?
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8
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What Amendment to the U.S. Constitution gave women the right to vote?
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The 19th Amendment
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What is the area of a triangle with a base of 7 inches and a height of 6 inches?
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21 square inches
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In what three states of mater can water exist?
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Solid, liquid, and gas
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Who was the second president?
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John Adams
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What are the world's seven continents?
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Africa, Antartica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America, South America.
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The word "bam" is an example of ?
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Onomatopoeia
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The names of how many colors in the rainbow spectrum are spelled with only three letters?
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One -- "red"
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Chartres Cathedral and the Cathedral of Notre Dame are in what country?
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France
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The Alaskan malamute is a species of fish. True or false?
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False -- it is a dog.
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Who led the first journey around the world?
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Ferdinand Magellan -- although he died in the Philippines before its completion
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Objects in the foreground of a painting are closer to you than those in the background. True or false?
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True
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What is the name of the set of parallel lines on which notes are arranged?
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A staff
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Zero is an integer. True or false?
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True
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Where did Robin Hood live?
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Sherwood Forest
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What is the name for a sub-atomic particle that has no electrical charge?
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A neutron
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What is the last stage that a butterfly goes through before it becomes and adult?
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Pupa
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Who did the Roman god Cupid fall in love with?
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Psyche -- a Greek personification of the soul of a female, often portrayed as a butterfly
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We celebrate the holiday called Presidents' Day in February. Which president was it originally created to honor?
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George Washington
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How many watts are used during one kilowatt hour?
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1,000
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What city in Greece is known as the birthplace of democracy?
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Athens, Greece
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The pterodactyl was an ancient reptile that could fly. True or false?
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True
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A symphony is a musical composition performed by an orchestra. True or false?
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True
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What is the name for the type of brick used by the Pueblo people?
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Adobe
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What is the name of the process by which plants make food?
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Photosynthesis
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What is the name of the hardest tissue in the human body that covers the teeth?
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Enamel
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Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamen lived approximately when?
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1361-1352 B.c.
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What is another name for the refrain of a song?
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The chorus
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All adult kangaroos have pouches. True or false?
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False -- only females have pouches
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The equator intersects what other imaginary line at zero degrees latitude, zero degrees longitude?
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The prime meridian
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How many U.S. states have he word North, South, East, or West in their names?
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Five -- North Carolina, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, and West Virginia
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The Taj Mahal is an example of Gothic architecture. True or False.
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False-- it is an example of Islamic architecture
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If you traveled two decimeters and a hectometer, how many meters would you have traveled?
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120 meters
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The explorer Juan Ponce de León gave what U.S. state its name?
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Florida
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Negative numbers are greater than zero. True or false?
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False.
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What month comes last alphabetically?
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September
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Interrogative sentences end with a question mark. True or false?
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True
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Comedy and tragedy are two kinds of plays developed by who?
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The Greeks
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Historians who study China divide time into what?
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Dynasties
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What planet is the second closest to our sun?
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Venus
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Sleet is a form of precipitation. True or false?
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True
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What is the name of the easternmost country of Asia, know as "the land of the rising sun?"
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Japan
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How long is one regular term for a U.S. Senator?
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Six years
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The planet earth is located in what galaxy?
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Milky Way
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How many bones are in an adult human body?
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206
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Like King Arthur, St. Patrick is a legendary figure whose actual existence is uncertain. True or false?
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False -- St. Patrick is a historical figure
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"Or" and "but" are examples of interjections. True or false?
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False -- they're conjunctions
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An animal that has a backbone would be classified in what subphylum?
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Vertebrata (vertebrate)
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The Mound Builders built mounds to be used as what?
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Burial grounds
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What is a lamb's mother called?
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Sheep, or "ewe"
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What is the capital of Sweden?
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Stockholm
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Harriet Tubman escaped to the North and later helped many other slaves escape by what way?
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The Underground Railroad
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Who is the Norse god of thunder?
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Thor
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We associate bunnies and eggs with Easter because of ancient pagan springtime rites. True or false?
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True
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Which of the following is the smallest? A) 3/5 B) 2/8 C) 1/3
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2/8
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The Forbidden City in China was built in which dynasty?
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The Ming -- it is no longer forbidden and is accessible to tourists.
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What is the most sacred animal in Hinduism?
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The Cow
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In square inches, what is the surface area of a cube with 5-inch sides?
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150 square inches.
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Today is April Fools' Day. If you set your sister's clock back two hours and her alarm goes off at 7 A.M., what time will she wake up?
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9 A.M.
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The stamen and pistol are found in what part of a plant?
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The flower
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How many degrees are in a quarter of a circle?
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90
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Before he eventually became president of the United States, Harry Truman was a senator representing which state?
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Missouri
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Excluding Antarctica, which continent reaches the furthest south?
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South America
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April 8
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White House Press Secretary
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Every sentence must end with a period. True or false?
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False
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What type of map shows elevation?
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Relief Map
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A typical male moose sheds its antlers every year. True or false?
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True
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What is the name for a triangle that has at least two sides of the same length?
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Isosceles triangle
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In the Northern Hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs in what month?
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June
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The Vikings sailed to North America 500 years before Columbus. True or false?
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True
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An American citizen must be at least how old to serve in the U.S. House of Representatives?
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25
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To make the color pink, you should mix white with what primary color?
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Red
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If you mix a primary color with a secondary color, what would you get?
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Tertiary color
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What color would you get if you mix two colors that are opposite on the color wheel?
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Brown
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Moss is a type of fungus. True or false?
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False -- moss is a member of the plant kingdom
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What is the number 43 rounded to the nearest tens?
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40
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What is the name of the punctuation mark used to make a contraction?
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An Apostrophe
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The Alps are a mountain range located primarily on which continent?
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Europe
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The terms vassal, fief, lord, and serf are identified with which way of life?
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Feudalism
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Johannesburg Gutenberg revolutionized bookmaking with what invention?
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A printing press that used moveable type
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Granite is an example of which type of rock?
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Igneous
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Which of the five senses is most directly related to the olfactory system?
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Smell
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Luke is 4 inches taller than Angela. If Angela is 4 feet, 2 inches tall, then how many inches tall is Luke?
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54 inches
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Positive numbers are on what side of zero on the number line?
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The right
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Pablo Picasso was born in what century and developed an artistic style know as what?
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19th century, and he developed the artistic style known as cubism.
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The religion Buddhism began in which country?
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India
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A tulip is a monocot. True or false?
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True-- a monocot (or monocotyledon) is a flowering plant whose embryo produces only one seed leaf.
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What are the four main phases of the moon?
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Full , first quarter, new , and last quarter
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The four main phases of the moon are full, first quarter, last quarter, and what?
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New
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Civilization began in China between the Yangtze River and what other River?
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The Yellow River
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Florence Nightingale, a pioneer of modern nursing, was born in Florence, Italy. True or false?
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True
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Besides "I" (capital i), what is the only other letter in the English alphabet that you have to "dot" in its lowercase form?
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J
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In Norse mythology, who is Thor's father and the greatest of all Norse gods?
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Odin
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What word that starts with the letter "Q" can mean both a spike on a porcupine or a bird feather used as a pen?
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Quill
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What king ruled the American Colonies until 1776?
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King George III
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A circle is a polygon. True or false?
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False
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The word Mexico is an example of a proper noun. True or false?
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True
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The hammer, anvil, and stirrup are bones inside what body part?
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The ear
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The U.S. state of Indiana borders which Great Lake?
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Lake Michigan
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A biography is a true story of what?
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A person's life
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If Matthew stands on Ben's shoulders, they are two-and-a-half yards high. How many feet is that?
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7.5 feet
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The word "wow" is an interjection?
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True
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Chicken are cold-blooded animals. True or false?
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False
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Vikings, also known as Norsemen, originated in Scandinavia. True or false?
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True
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When you divide a number by 100, you move its decimal point how many places to the left?
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Two
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What country borders Spain to the west?
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Portugal
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The planet Jupiter has a larger mass than Earth. True or false?
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True
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By definition, an anemometer measures the speed of what?
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Wind (or wind velocity, speed, airflow)
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What is the name of the "belt" that orbits the sun between Mars and Jupiter?
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The asteroid belt
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Which of the following was home to the Minoan culture? Corsica, Cyprus, or Crete?
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Crete
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What is the Roman numeral for 57?
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LVII
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On a map, if one inch equals 20 miles, how many inches in 180 miles?
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9 inches
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Male turkeys gobble. Hens do not. True or False?
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True (hens make a clicking or clucking sound)
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Fine white potter, known as porcelain, was first made by people in which country?
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China
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The present day city of Istanbul used to be named Constantinople after which Roman emperor?
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Constantine
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Which subatomic particle is not contained within the nucleus of an atom?
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Electron
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Name one of the three ancient Greek philosophers.
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Socrates, Plato, or Aristotle.
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The period of time after the Civil War from 1865 to 1877 was known as what?
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Reconstruction
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The "Hallelujah Chorus" is from what work by George Frideric Handel?
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The Messiah
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Most people in South America speak Spanish. True or False?
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True
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The United Nations headquarters are located in what city?
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New York City
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Your room is 10 feet by 12 feet. What is one half its area?
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60 square feet
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Nathan Hale said, "Give me liberty or give me death." True or False?
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False (it was Patrick Henry)
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Zero degrees Celsius is the same as how many in degree Fahrenheit?
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32 degrees
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The following is a complete sentence: You're fun!
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True
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The Tropic of Capricorn is in which hemisphere?
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The Southern Hemisphere
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What is the year of the sack of Rome and the end of the Roman Empire?
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A.D. 476
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Your heart is about the size of what other part of your body?
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Fist
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Tall tales are true stories. True or False?
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False
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Which of these is the fastest animal native to North America?
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Pronghorn Antelope
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Who was the Greek God of wine?
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Dionysus
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What was the name of the ship that Charles Darwin sailed on?
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The Beagle
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Which two planets are closest to the Earth?
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Venus and Mars
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Which country occupies the Earth's only subcontinent?
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India
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Because it is not a state, Washington, D.C., has no representative in the U.S. Congress. True and False?
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False (Washington, D.C., has had a non-voting member for many years)
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Which Native American tribe refers to itself as Diné?
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Navajo
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Chimpanzees make and use simple tools. True and False?
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True.
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Which of the following is associated with the word fowl?
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Birds
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What kind of rocks were made from cooling magma or lava?
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Igneous rocks
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How many sides does a cube have?
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Six
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Thomas Jefferson died on July 4, 1826. What other U.S. President died on the very same day?
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John Adams
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The lines of latitude on a globe or map run north and south. True or False?
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False (they run east and west)
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Which of the spellings below is correct for a type of light bulb? A)fluorescent B)florescent C)flourescent
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A) fluorescent
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All insects have six legs. True or False?
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True.
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What fraction of a quarter is a dime?
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2/5
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What is 16²?
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256
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What is 17²?
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289
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What is 18²?
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324
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What is 19²?
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361
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In E.B. White's "Charlotte's Web", what is the name of the girl who rescues and cares for Wilbur?
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Fern
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In what year did the Mayflower Pilgrims arrive in North America?
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1620
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In what Native American culture do Kachina dolls plays an important role?
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Hopi
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Alexander the Great was once a student of Aristotle's. True of False?
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True
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Music designated with the abbreviation "mp" should be played which way?
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moderately soft
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What do a dollar and a century have in common?
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Both consist of 100 parts
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Kim's motor scooter requires 3/4 of a quart of oil. Kim can only measure the oil in ounces. How many ounces should she use?
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24 ounces
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All frogs are amphibians. True or False?
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True
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Which culture made the column a prominent feature of architecture?
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Greek
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Who was the first U.S. President to be impeached?
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Andrew Johnson
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Because Saturn has rings, it has no moons. True or False?
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False
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About how many breaths does the average person take each day?
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20,000
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In Greek mythology, Medusa was a monstrous, snake-haired creature known as a gargoyle. True or False?
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False (Medusa was a gorgon)
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When multiplying two numbers, the answer is called the quotient. True or False?
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False (it is called the product)
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In 2003, NASA sent two robotic rovers to Mars to explore that planet's terrain and geology. What are the rovers' names?
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Spirit and Opportunity
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What is the longest river in Europe?
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The Volga
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The number system Americans use is Arabic. True or False?
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True
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How did human beings first arrive in North America?
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By crossing the Bering Land Bridge during an ice age
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Buddhism, like Hinduism, developed in India. True or False?
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True
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What was the Italian composer Vivaldi's first name?
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Antonio
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The part of a flower that produces pollen is the anther. True or False?
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True
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If you and a friend participate in a 5K run, how many miles will you run?
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3.2
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How many continents are there?
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Seven
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The U.S. Constitution was approved by the Continental Congress in 1787. In what year did the U.S. government begin operating under the provisions of the Constitution?
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1789
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The answer arrived at in a division problem the quotient. True or False?
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True
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Hadrian's Wall is in what country?
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Scotland
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The volcano Mount Hood is located in what U.S. state?
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Oregon
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Georgia was one of the original 13 American Colonies. True or False?
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True
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What does an entomologist study?
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insects
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What does an etymologist study?
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the history of the words
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If you travel south from Egypt, what country do you enter?
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Sudan
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What is a flying buttress?
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a structural component in medieval buildings
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Density equals mass divided by volume. True or False?
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True
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Carrots, Cucumbers, and potatoes. Which of these foods does not grow underground?
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Cucumbers
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A polygon with six sides will have nine vertices. True or False?
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False (the number of vertices equals the number of sides: six)
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In what state is Sutter's Mill?
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California
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A diurnal animal is active during what part of the day?
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Daytime
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IF you could travel 100,000 miles of an hour, could you get to the moon in an hour or less?
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No (the moon is more than 238,000 miles from the earth)
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The Rig Veda is a sacred book in what religion?
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Hinduism
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If your motor scooter gets 66 miles to a gallon of gas, how much gas do you have to buy to go 165 miles?
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2.5 gallons
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Which of the following is North America's only marsupial?
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opossum
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Which is longer, a meter or a yard?
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A meter
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Approximately what time period did the Middle Ages encompass?
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470 - 1450 AD
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What country is home to the world's tallest waterfall?
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Angel Falls is in Venezuela. It is 3,230 feet high.
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If a dependent clause begins a sentence, which punctuation mark separates it from the rest of the sentence?
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Comma
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A molecule is a part of an atom. True or False?
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False (molecules are made up of atoms)
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What is the function of the pancreas?
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it produces insulin and digestive enzymes
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During a lunar eclipse, the Earth passes between the Sun and the moon. True or False?
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True
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Greenland is a province of Denmark. True or False?
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True
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What form of government does the U.S. have?
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Democratic Republic
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Labor Day became a Federal holiday by an Act of Congress in 1894. In what century did Americans first celebrate it?
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The 19th century
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September 6 is Jeff Foxworthy's birthday. He was born in Georgia. What is the state's capital?
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Atlanta
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What organ is the human body produces and secretes bile?
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Liver
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What is the square root of 1,681?
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41
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"Raj" refers to a political dynasty in what country?
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India
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The Earth is 9.3 million miles from the Sun. True or False?
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False (it is 93 million miles)
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How many prepositions are there in the following sentence? By the way, Cheryl said all the ice cream in the refrigerator at her house melted.
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Four (by, of, in, at)
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Which of the two legendary brothers, Romulus or Remus,, was responsible for founding Rome?
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Romulus
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A pentagon is a variety of polygon. True or False?
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True
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What are lodestones?
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naturally occurring magnets
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How many days are in the months of June, September, and January combined?
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91
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Who is pictured on a $10 bill?
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Alexander Hamilton
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5, 6, 7. Which is not a prime number?
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6
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Pretend, Distance, Illusion. Which of the words is closest in meaning to the word "mirage"?
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Illusion
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Nicolaus Compernicus, the astronomer who established that the Earth is not at the center of the universe, was born in 1473 in what country?
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Poland
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If both the president and vice president die, who becomes president of the U.S. ?
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The Speaker of the House
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Which country is the world's largest by landmass?
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Russia
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A metronome is a device for establishing a steady tempo. True or False?
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True
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The Great Wall of China was constructed to prevent whom from entering China?
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The Mongols
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If you are walking straight north and then make a sharp left turn, which direction are you now going?
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West
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What is the adverb in the following sentence? The big, gray dog ran past us so quickly that we couldn't catch it.
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Quickly
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What are the names of the two U.S. space shuttle whose missions ended in tragedy?
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Challenger and Columbia
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Does electricity flow through a circuit when the circuit is open or closed?
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Closed
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Rosh Hashanah, or the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown and ends at sundown in two days. How many hours after Rosh Hashanah begins in New York will it end in California?
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51
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Missouri was one of the states that seceded from the Union to join the Confederacy. True or False?
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False
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The day of the week Wednesday is named after the Anglo-Saxon pagan god Woden. True or False?
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True
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Which South American country extends the farthest east?
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Brazil
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There are exactly four odd numbers between 2 and 8. True or False?
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False.
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Pelicans, Pigs, Porcupines. Peccaries are most closely related to which?
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Pigs
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Today is Columbus Day. From what country did Christopher Columbus sail on his voyage of discovery in 1492?
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Spain
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How many ounces are in one gallon?
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128
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How many adjectives are in the following sentence? "Sierra runs down the hill."
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Zero
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There are no glaciers in Africa. True or False?
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False
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What patriotic anthem written by Julia Ward Howe contains the line, "His truth is marching on"?
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Battle Hymn of the Republic
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The lumbar section of a typical human spine contains how many vertebrae?
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5
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What pigment found in plant leaves uses energy from sunlight to make energy?
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Chlorophyll
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How many days equal two weeks?
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14 days
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By definition, "pulmonary" refers to what organ in the human body?
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Lungs
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Part of Grand Canyon National Park is located in Colorado. True or False?
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True
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What Aztec emperor of the 16th century was overthrown by Spanish conquistador Hernan Cortes and his army?
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Montezuma
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Which American author wrote "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"?
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Washington Irving
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There were 30 cookies at Leslie's party. If all nine kids at the party ate exactly two cookies, how many were left over?
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12
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Olivia rubbing a balloon against her head and sticking it to a wall is an example of what?
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Static electricity
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Approximately how much of the water on Earth is fresh water?
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3 percent
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How many multiples of 8 fall in between 14 and 25?
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Two (16 and 24)
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Some species of sea turtles live in freshwater lakes. True or False?
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False
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The four main types of taste buds on the tongue are sweet, salty, sour, and what?
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Bitter
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How many contractions are in the following sentence? Nathan isn't dressing up as a cowboy fro Halloween, but Cody's brother is.
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1 (isn't)
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What U.S. President only served one month in office?
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William Henry Harrison (he died from pneumonia)
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Completed in 1943, the Jefferson Memorial stands in what U.S. city?
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Washington D.C.
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What is the white part of an egg called?
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Albumin
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What is the indentation under the nose called?
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Philtrum
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What is the plastic/metal tip of the shoelace called?
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Agglet
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Canberra is the capital of what country?
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Australia
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A complete sentence must contain at least one adjective. True or False?
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False
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Acorns come from what species of tree?
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Oak
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Frontiersman John Chapman famously supplied fruit seeds to Midwest pioneers in the early 1800s, which earned him what two-word nickname?
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Johnny Appleseed
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Morse code was named after the man who developed it in the 1830s. What was Mr. Morse's first name?
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Samuel
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At certain times of the year, the sun shines 24 hours a day at the South Pole. True or False?
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True
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What do you call the white part of the nail?
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Lunula
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What two-word phrase, derived from Italian is a musical term meaning "to sing without accompaniment"?
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A cappella
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In the human body, the optic nerve sends signals from the eye to what other organ?
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The brain
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In terms of land area, the U.S.A. is the largest country in North America. True or False?
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False (Canada is the largest)
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If the sum of negative 4 and positive 6 is y, then how much is y times 3?
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6
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When the skull does not develop completely, such as from a mother infected with the Zika virus, what is the condition called?
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Microcephaly
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From what viruses did the Zika Virus developed from?
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Yellow Fever and the West Nile Virus as it evolved
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How many poles does a magnet have?
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2
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The animal known as a "minnow" is a type of fish. True or False?
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True
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In the mid 1700s, what man published a yearly periodical known as the "Poor Richard's Almanac" under the pseudonym Richard Saunders?
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Benjamin Franklin
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A snail's speed, A whale's blubber content, A rattlesnake's rattle. Which can be measured in decibels?
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A rattlesnake's rattle
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Eighteenth-century classical music composer Wolfgang Mozart was born in what present-day country?
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Austria
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According to the color wheel, what color is complementary to orange?
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Blue
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By definition, the adjective "lunar" refers to what heavenly body in our solar system?
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The Moon
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In the fall of 1621, the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians sat down to a feast which would become known by what name?
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Thanksgiving
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What is a transitive verb?
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a verb that is done to an object. Ex: The teacher found his notes. Ex: He played the Piano
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Who renamed the "South Sea" as the "Pacific Ocean"?
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Ferdinand Magellan
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What building is Washington, D.C., is pictured on the back of a U.S. $5 bill?
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Lincoln Memorial
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Zebras are native to what continent?
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Africa
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What is the smallest common multiple of 6 and 10?
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30
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Who created penicillin?
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Nicholas Fleming
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Who created the process of killing bacteria by heat often used for milk?
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Louis Pasteur
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Who pioneered the concept of vaccinations with his research into preventing smallpox?
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Edward Jenner
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On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks famously refused to give up her seat on a bus in what U.S. city?
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Montgomery, Alabama
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If you're off the east coast of Australia near the Great Barrier Reef, what ocean are you in?
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Pacific Ocean
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Nickel, Iron, Brass. Which of the metals would a magnet NOT attract?
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Brass
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In what decade was the Herman Melville novel "Moby Dick" first published?
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the 1850s
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What is the singular noun in the following sentence? The boys and girls walked to the classroom with their books.
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Classroom
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There are two U.S. states whose names start with the letter "K." Kentucky is one of them. What is the other?
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Kansas
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Five of the U.S. Federal holidays always fall on what day of the week?
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Monday
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Roughly when did the "Renaissance" in Europe begin?
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1300 A.D.
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If Jacob goes bowling three times a week, how many times does he go bowling in 11 weeks?
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33
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Where on your body would you find your Achilles tendon?
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The lower leg (connecting calf to heel)
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Ebenezer Scrooge is the main character in what story by Charles Dickens?
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"A Christmas Carol"
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In musical composition, the notation mf stand for what?
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Mezzo forte (Italian for moderately loud)
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During the years of the Pony Express, how long did it take riders to take mail from Missouri to California?
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10 days
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The North Pole, home to Santa Claus, is surrounded by five countries, including the United States, Russia, Canada and Denmark (via Greenland). What is the fifth?
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Norway
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How many feet are in a mile?
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5280
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If y=3x and 3x=12, then what number does "y" equal?
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12
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On which planet would a person weigh the most?
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Jupiter
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What living bird lays the biggest eggs?
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The Ostrich
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What was the most important animal to the Plains Indian tribes of North America?
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The Buffalo
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What two elements do you need to make water?
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Hydrogen and Oxygen
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In the well-known song, what is the total number of gifts that "my true love" gave to "me" over the 12 days of Christmas?
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78
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What are the four major chambers of the human heart?
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Right ventricle, left ventricle, right atrium, and left atrium
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In which island chain would you find the countries of Cuba, Puerto Rico, Haiti, and the Dominican Republic?
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The West Indies (or Caribbean Islands)
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Which U.S. President is featured on the face of the nickel?
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Thomas Jefferson
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On what continent would you find the highest mountain on Earth?
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Asia
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An interjection which precedes a sentence is often followed by which punctuation mark?
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Exclamation point
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How many lines are there on a musical staff?
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5