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100

The player who defends the team's goal in sports such as soccer or hockey

goalkeeper

100

Susan Savage-Rumbaugh investigated the cognitive and linguistic abilities of chimpanzees and __________.

bonobos

100

Who was the "forgotten founder" of America?

James Madison

100

Find the direct object:

The chicken punched and kicked Mr. Sean in the arm.

Mr. Sean

100

 I have legs but cannot walk, what am I?

A chair / A table

200

A person whose job is to protect another person or a group of people from harm (b)

bodyguard

200

What was Chris Hadfield's problem on his first spacewalk?

He went blind / He couldn't see

200

Chuck Berry was the father of ______________.

Rock and Roll

200

Find the linking verb:

The greenhouse effect is a danger to our environment.

is

200

What can jump higher than a building?

Anything (buildings don't jump)

300

without physical skill or grace; clumsy; embarrassing (a)

awkward

300

__________ is a reaction to a fear of social judgement.

Shyness

300

Content is shaped by the authors ________________, or feelings about a topic.

point of view

300

When using past participles and helping verbs, you can form ___________ tenses.

perfect

300

How many months of the year have 28 days?

All of them

400

A medical examination of a dead body to find the cause of death (a)

autopsy

400

Repeated _________ to the feared situation or object can help to reduce your fear.

exposure

400

Name 3 of the 4 types of text structures we learned about.

Problem and Solution

Chronological Order

Cause and Effect

Compare and Contrast


400

The past participle of "fly"

flown

400

You’re running a race and at the very end, you pass the person in 2nd place. What place did you finish the race in?

2nd

500
When you get married, this person is your spouse's mom.

mother-in-law

500

Name 2 of the impressive activities that the bonobos did in the TED video.

1. Used a lighter

2. Learned to drive

3. Recognized self in a mirror

4. Used scissors to cut hair

5. Made tools from rocks


500

Sometimes, writers choose words with a positive or negative __________________ to show how they feel about the topic.

connotative meaning / connotation

500

The past participle of "ring"

rung

500

There are 3 apples in the basket and you take away 2. How many apples do you have now?

You have 2 apples. You took away 2 apples and left 1 in the basket.

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