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100

What is the turning point in a story called?

The climax

100

Who was the Father of the Constitution?

James Madison 

100

What is 11 x 11?

121

100

What biome has permafrost and polar bears?

Tundra

100

What are the categories of fiction books called?

Genres

200

Explain what a conflict and a resolution are. 

A problem and a solution

200

Because of what event, the size of the United States more than doubled? 

The Louisiana Purchase

200

Simplify the fraction   18/36.

1/2

200

What releases energy in a cell?

Mitochondria

200

Where are NON-FICTION (true, factual) books found?

on the wall beside the fire exit steps

300

What are two types of text structures for non-fiction text?

Description

Sequence

Cause/ Effect

Problem/ Solution

Compare/Contrast

300

What action started the Civil War?

The firing on Fort Sumter

300

What does PEMDAS stand for?

Parentheses, Exponents, Multiplication, Division, Addition, Subtraction

300

What living things are prokaryotic?

Bacteria

300

Who is one author whose books you like to read?

???

400

What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor?

A simile uses "like" or "as" to compare two items, but a metaphor just directly compares them by saying that one item IS the other.

400

What is a "suffragist"?

Someone who supported women's rights

400

What is a perfect square number?

An integer times itself (2x2, 3x3, 4x4...)

400

What is the 'brain' of a cell?

The nucleus

400

What program do students use to RESERVE books?

Destiny Discover

500

Give an example of:

onomatopoeia and alliteration

onomatopoeia--a sound word (bang, crack, sizzle, hiss)

alliteration--repeated beginning sounds (Winter wind whistles and whispers around the window.)

500

What battle was the turning point in the Civil War?

The Battle of Gettysburg

500

What is the perimeter of a room that has two sides that measure 25' each, and two walls that measure 30' each?

25' + 25'+ 30'+ 30'=110 feet

500

In which biome do we live?

Deciduous forest

500

Where is the book return slot?

Under the front edge of the circulation desk

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