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Idioms of the Year
A Mixed Bag

100

What is 8 x 8?

64

100

Mr. Phaneuf accidentally said, "It's because, me, I gonna a bike this weekend at the store."  


What did he probably want to say?

"I am going to buy a bike this weekend."

100

"Crossing the Rubicon" refers to the Rubicon River in this country: _________

Italy

100

What does it mean if something is "clear as mud?"

It means you don't understand it at all.

100

I just flipped a coin.  What are the chances that I got tails?

50% or 1 over 2.

200

True or False:

0.0999 > 0.1

False

200

What is the simple past tense of "blow."

Example: Michael blows a kiss to his crush. (Just kidding!) :)

"Blew"

Example: Michael blew a kiss to his crush. (Also kidding!) :)

200

Name the two countries' flags that have the Southern Cross constellation.

New Zealand and Australia

200

What does it mean to "kill two birds with one stone?"

It means you do two things at the same time.

200

What flag looks like the Union Jack (the British flag), is green and red, and represents a people instead of a country?

The Basque flag.

300

Mr. Phaneuf's shower curtain is really big and for some reason he REALLY wants to know how big it is!

There's a problem, though.  He only knows that it is 4 metres wide and 2 metres high.  


What is the exact area of his shower curtain?

8 metres2

300

What is the past participle of "do"?

Done

300

This country's flag has three vertical bands (tricolour) of red, yellow and green.  It is the only West African country's flag we have seen this year.

Guinea

300

What is "all bark and no bite"?

When someone can say something but it does not mean they will act on it.


300

What flag has a smiling sun on it and two blue bands on white?

Argentina

400

Mr. Phaneuf's car engine shrank when he was teaching, which is really strange!  He wants to know how big it is now.  


All he knows is that it is 3 inches wide, 1 inch high, and 4 inches long.


How can he found out its volume?

3 x 1 x 4 = 12 inches3

400

How can you say, "I think I did this already," in the present perfect tense?

"I think I have done this already."

400

Name one of the cities that used to be Canada's capital but isn't anymore.

Montreal or Kingston.

400

What is a dog and pony show?

An elaborate display to promote something, not always the "real deal"

400

Spell the word that Mr. Phaneuf gives you. 

500

How can I convert the fraction 2 2/3 into an improper fraction?

Bonus: How can I convert 13/4 to a mixed number?

2 2/3 converts to 8/3 as an improper fraction.

500

Quick!  Say three sentences using irregular verbs in the present perfect!

500

What are Singapore's 4 official languages?

Malay, English, Mandarin and Tamil

500

What does "haste makes waste" mean?

It means it is better to take your time to do something because if you do it too quickly you might make a ton of mistakes and have to do more work.

500

What is the probability of rolling a 6 and then a 2 with a six-sided die?

1 chance in 36.