Portland, OR
Around the World
Science
2018
Vocabulary
100

With over 5,000 acres of urban forest, there are plenty of places to hike, run or walk your dog in this famous Portland Park.

What is Forest Park?

100

In which Belgium farmers wash their ____ to celebrate a happy new year!

cows

100

The largest animal in the world.

What is a blue whale?

100

According to one study in 2018, people typically touch their phones ____ times per day. 3 over unders

2410 times

100

Define Resolution?

res·o·lu·tion

/ˌrezəˈlo͞oSH(ə)n/

noun

  1. 1.

    a firm decision to do or not to do something.

    "she kept her resolution not to see Anne any more"synonyms:intention, resolve, decision, intent, aim, plan; More
  2. 2.

    the action of solving a problem, dispute, or contentious matter.

    "the peaceful resolution of all disputes"synonyms:solution to, answer to, end to, ending to, settlement of, conclusion to"a satisfactory resolution of the problem"
200

Portland is home to the worlds smallest ________.

The world’s smallest park, Mill Ends Park. 13. It’s about two feet across, or 452 square inches sia

200

In Romania they throw these things into the river to get good luck.

What are coins

200

The third Planet from the Sun.

What is Earth?

200

In 2018, ___ is most expensive states in the United States to insure a car. 

What is Michigan?

200

What is intent?

a thing intended; an aim or plan.

"she was full of good intentions"

  • the action or fact of intending

    "intention is just one of the factors that will be considered"synonyms:intent, intentionality, deliberateness, design, calculation, meaning; More
300

Portland was named by a toss of a coin. In 1843 two of the biggest landowners in the territory, Francis Pettygrove, a man from Portland, Maine, and Asa Lovejoy, who hailed from which East Coast City, flipped a coin for the name.

What is Boston

300

In Spain, if you can manage to stuff 12 of those fruits in your mouth at midnight you’ve achieved good luck for the next year.

What are grapes

300

How many bones are in the human body? 1 higher lower


206

300

In the 1970s, a typical American drank about 30 gallons of ____ a year, but now  in 2018 it’s about 18 gallons, according to the Department of Agriculture.

What is milk?

300

What is progress?

progress

1: to move forward : PROCEED

2: to develop to a higher, better, or more advanced stage

400

How many days a year does it rain in Portland, OR?

Average of 154 days per year (42%) 

400

Italians wear this color underwear on New Years Day to bring good luck to the New Year

What is Red

400

These two metals make bronze

What is tin and copper

400

What is the traditional New Years Eve song?

Auld Lang Syne

400

What is gratitude?

gratitude

: the state of being grateful : THANKFULNESs

500

There are 12 bridges accross the Willamette River in Portland, OR. Name them

St. John, Burnside, Broadway, Sellwood, Freemont, Morrision, Tillicum, Burlington, Steel, Hawthorne, Marquam

500

In which country in Europe they celebrate the New Year by dropping ice cream on the floor.

What is Switzerland

500

The___ is one of the most valuable crops in the world, providing more nutrients per farmed acre than any other staple.

What is the sweet potato?

500

If each parent and child counts as 1, (example 2 parents and two children would be 4) what in the average family size in america in 2018. (Hint: it can be a decimal)

Average size if 3.2

500

Define hope.

hope

1: to cherish a desire with anticipation : to want something to happen or be true hopes for a promotion hoping for the best I hope so.

2 TRUST

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