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Unformatted text preview: B & R QUESTIONS amass-e279 {it}; ”33?”? robiniggevgaleeethlialemt £ij i‘éfit‘ligi {em 6—160 FIRST HALF 1. Which 19th century German Romantic Composer is lmown for such works as the oratorio Elijah, Italian Symphony, and A Mdsummer Night ’5 Dream? (FELIX) MENDELSSOHI‘J 2. Give the term referring to a scientist who studies Earth. GEOLOGIST 3. What term refers to the permanently frozen lower layers of soil in Arctic regions? PEWROST 4. in the sentence, “The boys played where the mud was deepest,” identifi the article. THE z 5. All the organisms that belong to the some species living in a community are lmown as what? E’OPULATION 6. Name the music element that has a series of beats organized into regular or irregular groupings. RHYTHM 7. One of the colonists killed at the Boston Massacre, identify the name of this free black and member of the Sons of Liberty. He has also been called the first patriot killed in the American Revolution. (CRISPUS) ATTUCKS 8. What is the greatest prime number smaller than 10? ‘3’ 9. 12-year-old Hattie Owen’s world is turned upside down with the arrival of a mentally disabled uncle in which 2003 Newbory Honor book written by Ann M. Martin? A CORNER OF THE UNIVERSE 10. Although he has painted many memorable works of art, which American artist is most remembered for his painting of a woman alone on a beach entitled Christina is World? (ANDREW) WYETH 11. What term refers to the distance north or south of the Equator? LATITUDE 12. Such classics as Little Red Riding Hood Rapwrzei, and Hansel and Gretel were all written by which German brothers known for their fairy tales? GRIMM (BROTHERS or IACOB & WILi-IELM) 13. Name this Leonard Bernsteinmusicai that features the New York Street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets. WEST SIDE STORY 14. In the fraction 4/ 5, what is the denominator? 5 15. Material that transmits light but no detail is known as what? 'I‘RANSLUCENT 16. Which iiterary term refers to the repeating of beginning consonant sounds? ALLITERATION 17. What is the state flower of Kentucky? GOLDENROD . 18. This question requires a multiple answer. Identify the 3 consecutive integers whose sum is 96. 31, 32, 33 19. Jessie, a musician, is hired to play for the slaves aboard a ship bound for America in which 1974 Newbery Medal winner written by Paula Fox? THE SLAVE DANCER 20. What is a drawing or painting of an arrangement of nonmoving, noniiving objects such as fruit, flowers, or bottles? STEL LIFE 21. Identify the simple innate behavior, such as yawning or blinking, that is an automatic response and does not involve a message to the brain. REFLEX 22. What invention by Joseph Glidden ended the era of the open range in the western United States? BARBED WIRE 23. Identify the term referring to the group of mammals including humans, monkeys, and apes that share characteristics such as opposable thumbs, binocular vision, and flexible shoulders. PRMATES 24. Movement that occurs in place around the axis of the body such as bend and stretch, push and pull, and rise and sink are all examples of which type of movement? NON—LOCOMOTOR (MGVEMENT) 25. If Sammy bought a 5 pound package of meat for $10.20, how much was the cost for each pound? $2.04 26. The lines spoken by an actor or character in a play or drama is known as what? SCRIPT 27. Which continent is crossed by every line of longitude? ANTARCTICA $8. A; stanza is a division in a poem named for the number of lines it contains. A coupiet contains how many mes. 2 (LINES) 29. Which modern 20th century American composer is known for such ballets as Rodeo and Appalachian Spring as well as the one-act ballet Billy the Kid? (more :30er 30. The tallest monument in the United States, the Gateway Arch, was designed by which Finnish—American architect? (BERG) SAAREJEN 31. In 1619 the first representatives in America met in a Jamestown church. What was this first representative assembly called? HOUSE OF BURGESSES 32. How many cups are in 5 pints? lO (CUPS) 33. In the sentence, “Lizzy and i followed them all the way home,” identify the subjective pronoun. I 34. Identify the type of electricity that occurs when the movement of charges from one object to another without further movement. Examples include hair sticking to a comb. STATIC (ELECTRICITY) 35. Give the name of the English physician who discovered a vaccine for smallpox. (EDWARD) JENNER SECOND HALF 1. What term refers to the large, grassy plains region of Latin America LLANOS 2. Convert 12 1/2% into a decimal. .125 3. The colonists objected to this tax because Parliament taxed the colonies directly, not through the colonial legislatures. Opposition to this act resulted in protests and boycotts throughout the colonies. Identify this act that placed a tax on almost all printed material in the colonies. STAMP (ACT) 4. Such books as The Borrowers, Ute Borrower ’sAlofi, and The Borrower ’5 Afloat were all written by which author? (MARY) NORTON 5. Give the term referring to the working place of an artist. STUDIO 6. This question requires a multiple answer. Identify the prime numbers that occur between 20 ané 30. 23 8:29 7. He served as governor of Virginia during the American Revolution and was the most outspoken Virginian in favor of independence. Name this leader famous for his “Give me liberty or give me death” speech. (PATRICK) HENRY 8. Often coin~shaped, what is the flat piece of metal that is embossed or engraved with a design and given to honor or remember a person or event? MEDAL 9. What would be the role of an animal like a. dog on which a group of ticks lived? HOST V l0. Give the cortect spelling of the plural form of banana. B A N A N A S ll. In the equation 12 + 13 = 25, what mathematical name is given to both the 12 and the 13? ADDEND 12. What term refers to the remote inland regions of Australia? OUTBACK 13. Punctuate the following sentence: Tom was asked a question by his teacher, Mr. Jones. COMMA AFTER TEACHER, PERIOD AFTER MR, PERIQD AT THE END 14. Identify this American physician who was also the first woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. (ELIZABETH) BLACKWELL 15. What is the reciprocal of 4? 1A; 16. Identify this complex and chronic disorder of metabolism due to total or partial lack of insulin secretion by the pancreas. DIABETES (MELLITUS) 17. What is the group in an experiment that is as closely matched as possible to the experimental group except that it is not exposed to the independent variables under investigation? CONTROL (GROUP) 18. What is the ceremony for a Jewish boy thirteen years of age? BAR MTZVAH 19. In his first inaugural address, he said, “In the fieid of world policy I would dedicate this nation to the poiicy of the good neighbor. . .” Identify the name of this U. S. President who brought us the Civiiian Conservation Corps Reforestation Act, Tennessee Valley Authority, and the 1935 Social Security Act. (PRESIDENT FRANKLlN D.) ROOSEVELT 20. When the sword of Drowyn falls into the hands of Arawn—Death—Lord, Taran and his friends raise an army to march against him in which 1969 Newbory Medal winner by Lioyd Alexander? THE HtGH KING 21. What is 10 ‘12 +12 V2? 23 22. Which U. S. state iies directly to the west of the state of Nevada? CALIFGRNIA 23. Harry enjoys his fifth magical year at Hogwarts in which I. K. Rowling work? WY PGTTER AND THE ORDER OF THE PHOENIX 24. What is a person of mixed Native American and European ancestry? MESTIZO 25. He was a Renaissance Italian architect, sculptor, and painter. Identify this architect of St. Peter’s Bascilia, Rome, and the Statue of Moses in Rome. He also painted the fresco Creation ofMan on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. (BUONARROTI) NECPIELANGELO 26. Name this subatomic particle with a negative charge found in an area outside the nucleus of an atom. ELECTRON 27. Solve for b in the following equation: 93: + 6 = 87. b = 9 28. Which U. S. Constitutional Amendment pertains to search and seizure? 4"“ (AMENDMENT) 29. Which musical term refers to the number of parts in a piece of music and how they relate to each other? TEXTURE 30. This question recjuires a multiple answer. In the sentence, “They had studied for three hours for the test,” identify the verb and its tense. HAD STUDIED, PAST PERFECT (TENSE) 31. Ifthe perimeter of an octagon is 960 feet, find the length of one side 120 FEET 32. Identify the author of such books as Ike Fairy Rebel; I, Houdini; We Indian in the Cupboard; and The Retum of the Indians (LYWE REID) BANKS 33. Give the term referring to a strip of film bearing a series of pictures for one~hy-one projection on a screen. FILMSTRIP L 34. What type of symmetry occurs when the body parts are arranged in a circle around a central point? RADIAL (SYMMETRY) 35. What is the highest peak in the Himalayas? (MT) EVEREST EXTRA QUESTIONS 1. Given the scores 85, 95, and 75, identify the mean score. 85 2. Which element of music refers to the loudness or softness? DYNAMICS '3. Identify this loosely organized system of govennnent beginning with the letter F in which local lords governed their own lands but owed military service and other support to a greater lord. FEUDALISM 4. Integrating newspapers, diaries, personal testimonies, anti medical history of the times raise chilling questions about yellow fever in the 2004 Honor Book, An American Plague: file True and Terrz’fi/ing Story oftfze Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1 793 written by which author? (JIM) MURPHY 5. Too many of at least one kind of living thing inhabiting an environment causing iess resources is known as what? OVERPOPULATION ...
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