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Unformatted text preview: B & R QUESTlONS (zvoflssxtese $5; be“? robinjvrc cyffileenlaimlwet fee: if fails} {:35 as?” 6—161 FIRST HALF 1. Which Rodgers and Hammerstein musical is set in the Great Plains with such characters as Laurey Williams, Curly McLain, and Aunt Eller Murphy? It features such songs as “The Surrey with the Fringe on Top” and “Oh, What a Beautiful Morrfin’.” OKLAHOMA 2. What is the problem or struggle in a story or play? CONFLICT 3. Give the correct spelling ofthe comparative form of bad. W OR S E 4. Identifir this scientist who founded antiseptic or germ—flee surgery. (SIR JQSEPH) LISTER 5. The interlacing ofyam or thread to make cloth is lmown as what? WEA’WNG 6. If Angle B measures 22°, find the measure Lof its complementary angle. 68° 7. The lZ~year~old title character unfolds her story of foster care and a search for family in images ii'om her sketchbook in which .2003 Newbery honor book mitten by Patricia Reilly Giff? PICTURES OF HOLLIS WOODS 8. Which member of a prominent American acting family assassinated President Abraham Lincoln? (SIDE-IN WILKES) BOG’IH 9. Which simple machine is made of a straight, slanted surface like a ramp? WCLWED PLANE 10. Identify the 20th century African-American jazz trumpet player and singer who sang such songs as “Hello, Dolly” and “it’s a Wonderful World” and was known by the nickname “Satchmo.” (LOUXS or SATCHMO) ARMSTRONG ll. Ion has an average of 65 on three social studies tests. If two of his scores are 65 and 70, what is his third score? 60 12. Which geographic term refers to the distance east or west of the Prime Meddian? LATITUDE 13. What is the level land where water or land seems to end and the sky begins? HORIZGN l4. Identify the 2—word term refening to the prizes given annually in Hollywood by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences for excellence in film performance and production. ACADEMY AWARDS 15. Identify the English sailor who sailed on We Golden Hind and raided Spanish ships on his circumnavigation of the earth. (SIR FRANCIS) DRAKE 16. This question requires a. multiple answer. What are the common factors of 6 and 8‘? 1&2 17, With the surprising arrival of a mentally disabled uncle, lZ-yeanold Hattie Owen’s world is turner} upside down in the 2003 Newbery Honor book/l Comer of the Universe written by which author also known for her babysitting club series? (ANN M.) MARTIN 18. Name the German Classical composer loiown for such works as Spring Sonata, Moonlight Sonata; and Ike Tempest (LUDWIG VAN) BEETHOVEN 19. By which treaty was the French and Indian War officially ended? TREATY OF PARIS (OF 1763) 20. What is the tendency of an obj eet to remain in motion or to stay at rest? INBRTIA 21. In the sentence, “He gave Lucy his new CD for her 13th birthday,” identify the direct object. CD 22. Barry worked 3 hours at $4.50 per hour. How much did he make? $13.50 23. He made afamous engraving of the Boston Massacre and later led the colonists at the Boston Tea Party. Identify this Boston Silversmith and member of the Sons of Liberty. His ride to warn colonists of the British Army’s movement toward Lexington and Concord was immortalized in a poem by Longfellow. (PAUL) REVERE 24. What is the highest female singing voice? SOPRANO 25. Who led the Mormons to the Salt Lake City, Utah, area after Joseph Smith’s death? (BRIGHAM) YOUNG 26. There are many forms of traditional poetry. What type of poem tells a story and is usually written in quatrains? BALLAD 27. Kelli received $200 for Christmas. If she saved 90% of it, how much did she have to spend? $20 28. Which drama term refers to a feeling of anxious uncertainty? SUSPENSE 29. The world’s largest mountain chain is on which continent? SOUIH AMERICA 30. Give the 2-word term for a small, hollow cloth figure, usually of a person or animal, that fits over and is moved by the hand. - HAND PUPPET 3 1. Give the term referring to the regions of a magnet where the magnetic effects are the strongest. POLE 32. Capitalize the following sentence, “She read her hook for her German class over fall break.” SHE, GERMAN 33. Along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Lucretia Mott, which woman is considered one of the greatest leaders in the women’s rights movement? Her image appeared on a U. S. coin. (SUSAN B.) ANTHONY 34. Simplify and perform the operation as indicated: 52 + 33. 52 35. What is power procluced by the heat ofthe sun? SOLAR (POWER or ENERGY) SECOND HALF 1. A substance made by a green mold, penicillin, was discovered by which Scottish bacteriologist in 1928? (SIR ALEXANDER) FLEMDQG 2. Which art term refers to an overall feeling or emotion evoked by a work of art? M001) 3. Identify this musical that features a red~headed orphan with such other characters as Daddy Warbucks, Grace Farrell, and Miss Hannigan. ANNIE 4. William Randolph Hearst told which famous American artist concerning war in Cuba, “You furnish the pictures and I’ll furnish the war”? This artist is known for his paintings and illustrations of the “Old West” such as Wounded Bunkie and 1716 Bronco Buster. (FREDERICK) REMB‘JGTON 5. What is the additive inverse of ~12? 12 6. Name the geographic term referring to a finger of land almost surrounded by water. PENENSULA 7. What is the transfer of pollen grains to the female part of a seed plant by agents such as gravity, water, wind, and animals? POLLINATION 8. Using correct capitalization, give the correct spelling of the abbreviation for Thursday. CAPITAL T H U R S . 9. Identify this explorer who sailed for Portugal from 1497—1499 and sailed around Africa to India. (VASCO) DA GAMA 10. Which principle of design refers to the use of opposing sizes or shapes, contrasting colors, or other means to draw attention to certain areas or objects in a work of art? EWHASIS ll. IfShelly gained 3 pounds over Christmas break, how many ounces did she gain? 48 (OUNCES) 12. What is the capital of Belgium? BRUSSELS 13. Which 18m century Austrian classical composer is known for such works as Requiem Mass, Coronation Concerto, and The Magic Flute? (WOLFGANG MADEUS) MOZART 14. What is the opening in the center of the eye through which light enters? PUPIL 15. In the sentence, “She bought the pepperoni pizza, and I made the cake for dessert,” identifir the conjunction. AND 16. What is 3/10 ~ 1/5? 1/10 l7. On which city was the second atomic bomb dropped in 1945? NAGASAKI 18. Cleveland is a city in northern Ohio and is located on which of the Great Lakes? (LAKE) ERIE 19. Known for possibly beginning (Inhism with his work Grand nu, he suffered a chronic head injury during World War I. Name this artist associated mostly with Fauvism and such paintings as Chair, Woman with a Mandolin, and Woman Reading. (GEORGES) BRAQUE 20. Punctuate the following sentence, “She’s the best fiiend in the whole world, Mom.” APOSTROPHE 1N SHE’S, COMMA AFTER WORLD, PERIOD AT END 21. What 2-word term names the sphere of solid material at the center of the moon or Earth? INNER CORE 22. Massachusetts chose him as a delegate to the Continental Congress. He served with Jefferson and Franklin on the committee to write the Declaration of Independence. Identify this Massachusetts lawyer who became a supporter of the movement for independence and nominated Washington as the commander of the Continental Army. (JOHN) ADAMS 23. What is a line drawn vertically across the staff to divide it into measures? BAR LINE 24. Loving light and soup, name the evil rat character found in Kate Dicamillo’s 2004 Newbory Medal winner, The Tale ofDespereaux. ROSCURO 25. Susan listened to her radio for 4 straight hours. How many minutes was this? 240 (MlENUTES) 26. The metric system of measurement is based on powers often. What is the meaning of the prefix kilo? THOUSAND 27. Which composer is imown for such works as Saul, Israel in Egg»; and Water Music? (GEORGE FRIDERIC) HANDEL 28. Leftover decomposed plant and animal matter in the soil is known as what? HUMUS 29. Located in the northeastern part of Illinois along Lake Michigan, identify the largest city in Illinois. ClflCAGG 30. Give the name of the author of the Honey Boys Series. (FRANKLIN) DIXON 31. Give the name ofthe inlet of the Atlantic Ocean in Virginia and Matyland. It is the largest bay in the United States. CHESAPEAKE BAY 32. Leigh bought 5 boxes of pencils for $.50 each, a pad of paper for $.99, and 2 erasers for $. 10 each. How much did everything cost? $3 .69 33. What is the 50th number in the progression 2, 4, 6, 8. . .? 100 34. Identify the site near Boston where the Battle of Bunker Hill took place. BREED’S HiLL 35. Which art movement is concentrated on showing the effects of light on things at different times of the day? Artists of this style use unblended dots and slashes of pure color placed close together to create a mood of a scene, MRESSIONISM EXTRA QUESTIONS 1. In the sentence, “She led them down the road,” give the correct spelling of the homonym of led. L E A D 2. The combining of chords to make musical sense is known as what? HARMONY 3. Identify the charge of the neutron. 4. What is the capital of Greece? 5. What is «8 times -7? NEUTRAL ATHENS 56 ...
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