6/7 Grade Social Studies
8th Grade Social Studies
7th grade Science
8th Grade Science
Riddles
100

What was the first form a writing called? It used wedge shapes to represent words.

Cuneiform 

100

This was the first British colony in the Americas better known as the lost Colony 

Roanoke on Roanoke Island 

100

What are the 3 types of Symmetry 

Radial, Asymmetry, Bilateral Symmetry

100

List the 4 layers or levels of the from inner most layer to outer most layer

Inner Core, Outer Core, Mantle, Crust

100

What gets Wetter As it Dyes 

a Towel 

200

The first Greek civilization developed on this island in the Aegean Sea just south of the Greek Mainland? 

Crete 

200

Who was the leader of the Continental Army and later the first President of the United States  

George Washington 

200

Three main Parts of the scientific method 

Hypothesis, Observation/ Collecting Data, Experimentation 

200

What is molten rock called before it breaks through the earths crust. 

Magma 

200

What has Many Keys but can't open a single lock 

a Piano 

300

What is the first code of law called. Commonly know as an eye for an Eye 

Hammurabi's Code of Law 

300

This Spanish explorer defeated the great Aztec King Montezuma?   

Hernando Cortez

300

List the complexity of the body starting with your most simple to your complex

Cell, Tissue, organ, Organ System, Body 

300

What are the 4 spheres that make earth livable. 

Biosphere, Atmosphere, Hydrosphere, Geosphere. 


Bonus: What other sphere is under the Hydrosphere 

300

Where does today come before Yesterday?

the Dictionary 

400

How may kingdoms where there in Egypt 

3 Old, Middle, New 

400

What was the United State first form of Government

Articles of Confederations 

400

What are the two vascular tissues in a plant 

Xylem and Phloem

400

What are the 3 types of Volcanoes

Shield, Composite, Cinder 

400

I Have Lakes with no water, Mountains with no stones, and cities with no buildings. What am I? 

A Map

500

This Greek King conquered Anatolia, Syria, Phoenicia, Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, Afghanistan, and of parts India. Before dying at the age of 32. Who was he. 

Alexander the Great of Macedon. 

Bonus Question how many battles did he lose? 

500

This founding Father Died during a dual. He is also the founder of the national bank.

Alexander Hamilton 

500

What are 4 of the 12 major body systems 

Cardiovascular, Respiratory, Digestive, Urinary, Lymphatic, Integumentary, Skeletal, Muscular, Nervous, Endocrine, Reproductive 

500

Name the planets in order starting from the one closet to the sun. 

Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune

500

What breaks yet never falls, and what falls yet never breaks 

Day and Night 


Day break / Night fall

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