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Palindromes they are spelled the same backward and forward, for example: racecar

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What is the name of the actual president of Mexico?

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What is the product of 80 X 7?

80 X 7= 560

100

Which forms over an ocean: a hurricane, a tornado, or a sandstorm?

A hurricane forms over the ocean

100

A "tigerhead" shark is NOT a real shark

200

Complete this analogy: HIGH is to LOW as TALL is to ____?

HIGH is to LOW as TALL is to SHORT

200

What is the most famous sweet which has its origins in Mexico?

Chocolate (the word comes from the Aztec chokolatl)

200

What is the sum of \$23.47 and \$69.03?

\$23.47 + \$69.03 = \$92.50

200

Explain the 2 types of TIDES

- Spring tides occur twice each lunar month all year long without regard to the season. Neap tides, which also occur twice a month, happen when the sun and moon are at right angles to each other. ... This occurs twice each month.

Spring tides have higher high tides and lower low tides whereas neap tides have lower high tides and higher low tides.

200
A bald eagle has no feathers on its head. TRUE or FALSE?
FALSE! A bald eagle has white feathers on its head.
300

How many languages does a trilingual person speak?

A trilingual person speaks 3 languages. (The prefix "tri" means "three")

300

What does the Mexican flag mean?

Aztec legend has it that in 1323 they saw a vision of an eagle perched on a cactus eating a snake. This meant that if they found this they were to make their home at that spot. Recent research points out that the animals are symbolic: the snake is a comet, the eagle is the Sun and the cactus is a mountain.

300
A bus leaves at 12:45 p.m. It arrives at its destination 4.5 hours later. What time does the bus arrive at its destination?
4.5 hours after 12:45 p.m. is ... 5:15 p.m.
300
Our galaxy is one of the largest galaxies in the universe. What is our galaxy called? Hint: It shares a name with a candy bar
Our galaxy is also called the Milky Way Galaxy.
300

Which is harder?

Sapphire, Turquoise, or Diamonds?

Diamonds are the hardest mineral on Earth.

400

When you write an essay, should you use "formal" or "informal" language?

When writing an essay, you should use FORMAL language.

400

TV Color was invented in Mexico,. TRUE or FALSE ?

TRUE , Without Mexico, the world would be a lot more black and white. Guillermo González Camarena was an inventor who created the chromoscopic adapter for television equipment, which was an early color tv tranmission system in 1942.

400
How many zeroes are in 740 million?
There are seven zeroes in 740,000,000.
400

Explain the way in which landforms on Earth were formed.

-Tectonic plate movement under the Earth can create landforms by pushing up mountains and hills. Erosion by water and wind can wear down land and create landforms like valleys and canyons. ... Landforms can exist under water in the form of mountain ranges and basins under the sea.

400
What is the largest country in North America? The United States, Canada, Mexico, or Brazil?
Canada is the largest country in North America.
500

Describe the most interesting thing that you have seen, learned or discovered.

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500

Describe some facts about Why is Mexico a beautiful country.

500

A factory donates 935 pencils to a college. The pencils are divided evenly among 9 classrooms. The rest of the pencils are given to the library. How many pencils were donated to each classroom and to the library?

935 ÷ 9 = 103 remainder 8 Each classroom received 103 pencils, and the library received 8.

500
Are tidal waves found near the shore or in the middle of the ocean?
Tidal waves are found NEAR THE SHORE.
500
The largest shark in the world is called a _______ shark.
The largest shark in the world is called a WHALE shark. It is 40 feet long!
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