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100

Reflect the point (7, 9) over the y=x line

(-7,-9)

100

What is the fourth planet away from the sun?

Mars

100

Name three ancient river valley civilizations and the rivers they are associated with

Ancient Egyptians - the Nile

Mesopotamians - Tigris/Euphrates

Ancient Indians - Indus

Ancient Chinese - Yellow River

100

Define Idiom in your own words and give an example. Must provide both to earn points.

A phrase that has meaning attached to it through usage but it's literal meaning makes no sense.

100

It occurs once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in an hour.


What is the letter M?

200

Find the next number in the following series 1, 3, 12, 52?

256

The series runs like this: 1 x 2 + 2 = 3, 3 x 3 + 3 = 12, 12 x 4 + 4 = 52, 52 x 5 + 5 = 265

200

What causes winds?

differences in air pressure

200

A Chinese philosopher who established ethical, moral, and social standards. 

Confucius 

200

What are the three components of a strong paragraph?

Claim, Evidence, Reasoning

200

What begins with T, finishes with T, and has T in it?

A teapot

300

(3^4)/(3^2)

9

subtract the exponents (4-2=2) and get 3^2

300

What does DNA stand for?

Deoxyribonucleic acid

300
The three different COVID-19 vaccines available in the United States

Modern, Pfizer, Johnson and Johnson

300

Is this sentence active or passive?

The girl was walking along the sidewalk when she found $20 on the ground. 

Passive

300

The more you take, the more you leave behind. What am I?

Footsteps

400

If the cost of a bat and a baseball combined is $1.10 and the bat costs $1.00 more than the ball, how much is the ball?

$0.05

400

Photosynthesis is to plants as ___________ is to animals.

Cellular respiration

400
Name two monuments from Ancient Egypt

Karnak, Great Sphinx, Valley of the Kings, Luxor Temple, Temple of Hatshepsut.

400

Where does the thesis appear in an essay?

The end of the introduction paragraph. 

400

 I am so simple, that I can only point yet I guide people all over the world.

A compass

500

After reflecting a point over the y axis and shifting it 7 units down, you get (-5, -4). What was the original point?

(5,3)

500

What's the difference between a proton, neutron, and electron? (Their charges and location)

Proton - positive, neutron - neutral, electron - negative

Protons and neutrons - in the center of an atom, electrons move around the center

500

List as many US states as possible. You have 90 seconds. Don't google. Team with most states gets the points! 

500
What is the difference between affect and effect?

Affect is a verb and effect is a noun. 

How much one studies affects one's grades in school.

As an effect of studying, his grades in school improved.

500

What has a head, a tail, is brown, and has no legs?

A penny

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