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100

Who invented the lightbulb in 1879?

Thomas Edison

100

What is the term for a word that is similar in meaning to another word?

Synonym

100

In which country are the famous Pyramids of Giza?

Egypt

100

What is the largest internal organ in the human body?

The liver

100

What animal can carry up to 5000 times its body weight?

Ant

200

What are the three branches of the United States government?

Legislative, judicial, and executive

200

What are the comparative and superlative forms of the word “big?”

Bigger and biggest

200

To travel from New York to London, one must fly over which ocean?

Atlantic Ocean

200

Earth is located in what galaxy?

The Milky Way

200

Which bone are babies born without?

patella (knee cap)

300

What president is on the half dollar coin?

John F. Kennedy

300

Adding conjugations such as “and” or “but” turns a simple sentence into what type of sentence.

Compound sentence 

300

How many Great Lakes are there in the U.S.?

Four—Michigan-Huron, Superior, Ontario, and Erie.

300

What is the closest planet to the sun?

Mercury

300

In Greek Mythology, who is the Queen of the underworld and wife of Hades?

Persephone

400

Who wrote the national anthem of the United States of America?

Francis Scott Key

400

In this title, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, what is the last comma called?

The Oxford comma (or serial comma)

400

The U.S. and Mexico are separated by which river?

The Rio Grande

400

What is the freezing point of water?

32 degrees Fahrenheit or 0 degrees Celsius 

400

Although it is acceptable to refer to a peanut as a nut, it is more accurately described as a____?

Legume

500

The region known as the ”Fertile Crescent“ is located in the present day____?

Middle east

500

The words “the,” ”an,” and “a,” are known as what in English grammar?

Articles

500

Imaginary lines traversing the globe from pole to pole are called what?

Meridians

500

What class of animal can live both in water and on land?

Amphibians

500

In Einsteins famous E=MC2, what do the letters stand for?

E stands for energy, M stands for mass, and C stands for the speed of light

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