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100

Geography

How many continents are there?

7

100

History

Which US president is featured on the face of the nickel?


Thomas Jefferson

100

Geography

What is the longest river in the world? 

The Amazon

100

Math

The interior angles of a triangle always sum to…

180 degrees

100

Science

What is the normal approximate temperature of an average human being in degrees Celsius?



36.5 - 37.5 degrees Celsius

200

Grammar

What are words that sound the same, are spelled differently, and have different meanings?

Homophones

200

Grammar

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

Bigger and biggest

200

Math

If a shopping cart contains 1 apple, 2 bananas, 3 oranges, 4 hot dogs, what percent of the cart’s total contents is fruit? 

60%

200

History

The Battle of Gettysburg was fought in which war? 

The Civil War

200

Grammar 

Often seen at the end of a sentence, the three trailing dots that indicate the omission from speech or writing of a word or words that are superfluous or able to be understood from contextual clues are known as…

 Ellipsis

300

Science

What causes the seasons?

The tilt of the earth. Due to the tilt of the axis, each location on the globe receives more or less direct exposure to Sun rays and longer or shorter periods of daylight at different times of the year, giving us winter, spring, summer, and fall (autumn).

300

Geography

What three countries are located in North America? 

Canada, the United States, and Mexico

300

History

The eagle on our national seal holds an olive branch in one claw and 13 of what in the other?



Arrows

300

Literature

What is the main character in a story called? 

A protagonist

300

Literature

Who is the author of the 1960 novel about social and racial inequality To Kill a Mockingbird?

Harper Lee

400

ELA

In the book If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, the boy gives the mouse a cookie, then he wants a glass of milk.  He then asks for a straw.  Next, he asks for a napkin and then to look in the mirror to make sure he doesn't have a milk mustache.  What might he notice when he looks in the mirror?

That his hair needs a trim.

400

Math

What is the area of a triangle with a height of 4 and a width of 4?

8

400

Literature

Who is the author of James and the Giant Peach?

Roald Dahl

400

Science

The Earth has 4 layers.  What is the thinnest layer called? 

The Crust

400

History

What are the first, second, and fifth amendments of the Bill of Rights?

 Amendment 1 - Freedom of Speech, religion, press,  the right to assemble, and the right of petition

Amendment 2 - The right to bear arms

Amendment 5 - due process, double jeopardy; self incrimination


500

Math

If a class of 22 was making a quilt that needed 5 squares in each row and each student in the class made 2 squares each for the quilt, how many complete rows will be in the quilt?

8 complete rows

500

ELA

What type of literature features magical creatures, such as giants, gnomes, and goblins?

Fairy Tales

500

Science

How are weather and climate different?

Weather is the condition of the atmosphere over a short time in a specific area. Climate describes the typical weather conditions over a long period of time and in a larger area.

500

Math

You have 20 pairs of shoes, but there is only room in your closet for 8 shoes. How many shoes do you have to get rid of?

32 shoes (16 pairs)

500

Math

You collect 48 pieces of Halloween candy. Your parents say you can eat 2 pieces per day, plus an extra piece on Saturdays and Sundays. How many weeks will it take to finish all of your candy?

 3 weeks

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