Varsity Packet 4.pdf - Round 4 Middle Grades 2014-15...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

2014-15 Governor’s Cup Practice Questions – Middle Grades Round 4 - Page 1 Round 4 Middle Grades – 2014-15 Governor’s Cup Practice Questions 1. A cylinder has a base with a radius of 5 units. What is the height of the cylinder, in units, if the volume of the cylinder is 150 pi cubic units? 6 (UNITS) 2. Above ground, these are found on the underside of leaves; aquatic plants have them on the upper side. They are minute openings through which gases and water vapor are exchanged. Identify these pores found on plant leaves. STOMA (Accept: STOMATA) 3. Although he wasn't the first geographer, his treatise on cartography [kahr-TOG-ruh-fee] compiled all that was known about geography in the Roman Empire of his day. Name this Egyptian geographer of Greek descent, who also gave his name to a geocentric view of the solar system. (CLAUDIUS) PTOLEMY [TOL-uh-mee] (Accept: (CLAUDIUS) PTOLEMAEUS) 4. Examples of this dance element include push, pull, dodge, and sway. It can happen when the dancer is stationary, or when he travels through a space. Which element of dance can be classified as locomotor or non-locomotor? MOVEMENT 5. This author taught at her sister's school in Cincinnati, where she encountered many escaped slaves from Kentucky. After moving to Maine, she wrote a novel subtitled Life Among the Lowly, featuring Eva St. Clare and Topsy. What abolitionist writer helped spark the Civil War with her novel Uncle Tom's Cabin? (HARRIET BEECHER) STOWE 6. A teacher wants to form a group of three students to represent her class at the assembly. If the teacher has 12 students in her class, how many groups of three could she form? 220 7. Animals use this process to locate prey, avoid obstacles, and interact socially. It consists of short sound bursts at varying frequencies and rates. Identify this orientation process practiced by whales and bats. ECHOLOCATION 8. Created about 1498, this woodcut is the most famous in a series of fifteen scenes that tell of the coming of the kingdom of God. It depicts War, Pestilence, Famine, and Death as riders, trampling humanity under their horses' hooves. Identify this work by Albrecht Dürer [AHL-brekht DYOOR-er] based on a story in the Book of Revelations. FOUR HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE
Image of page 1

Info icon This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

2014-15 Governor’s Cup Practice Questions – Middle Grades Round 4 - Page 2 9. He became king of the Lombards in 774. Six years earlier, when he was probably only ten or eleven years old, he had become king of the Franks. Who, in 800, was crowned the first ruler of the Holy Roman Empire? CHARLEMAGNE [shar-le-MAIN] (Accept: CHARLES THE GREAT) 10. In this novel, set in late-1970s Manhattan, the protagonist's mother appears on the game show The $20,000 Pyramid. Miranda Sinclair receives notes from the Laughing Man that convince her he has traveled through time to save her friend Sal. Name this Newbery Medal-winning novel by Rebecca Stead.
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern