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Academic Team 2


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Give the number of pints in 2 quarts.
4 pints
Name the planet that is more than 11 times the diameter of earth.
Give the musical term used to name the clef that begins the top staff, where higher notes of piano music are written.
Identify the branch of the U.S. government that administers the laws and affairs of the country.
Executive (Branch)
In the sentence, "Wow!, Can you come here?" identify the interjection.
Identify the Novle Prize-wining chemist who with her husband discovered polonium, an element named for her native land.
Marie Curie
Identify the continent to the north of the Indian Ocean and west of the North Pacific.
Identify the author of such works as Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass.
Lewis Carroll
Identify the perimeter of an equilateral triangle having one side measuring 65 inches.
195 inches
Identify the inventor of the power-steamed steamboat, the Clermont.
Robert Fulton
Identify the correct spelling of the prefix meaning "half" in the word hemisphere.
Such monarchs as Queen Elizabeth I, Queen Elizabeth II, and Queen Victoria
were all queens of which country.
THis question requires a multiple answer. Name 3 of the 4 types of taste the human tongue is able to distinguish.
Sweet, Sour, Salty, & Bitter(Any 3)
Convert 29 feet and 41/2 inches into total inches.
352 1/2 inches
Identify the name for the tropical area describes as having a dense growth of trees and an annual rainfall of 100 or more inches.
Rain Forest
Give the term referring to the lines grouped together in a poem.
This question requires a multiple answer. Name all 4 states of matter.
Solid, Liquid, Gas, and Plasma
Name the long-suffering puppetmaker in Pinocchio.
Identify the explosive that brought great wealth to Swedish-chemist Alfred Nobel, the founder of the Nobel prizes.
If Angle B measures 60 degrees, find te measure of its complement.
30 degrees
Name the Florence-born artist who painted the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
Correct the following sentence if needed, "He rung the bell at 3:00 p.m."
change rung to rang
Identify the planet that possibly has an ice cap on its north pole even though it is the hottest and closest to the sun.
Express the number 24 in Roman numerals.
Identify the only one of the 13 original states not represented at the Constitutional Convention, our smallest U.S. state.
Rhode Island
A chord refers to how many notes being played simultaneously.
Identify the term beginning with the letter L that means "having to do with, or like, the moon."
Given the scores of 84, 89, and 94 , find the mean.
Such classics as Black Beauty was written by which female author?
Anna Sewell
Identify the U.S. Condtitutional Amendment which protects the freedom of speech and the press.
1st Amendmendmant
According tho the 22nd Amendment, give the maximum number of terms of office the President of the U.S. can serve.
This question requires a multiple answer with both the first and last name given. Name the brothers who made the first successful flight in a power-driven airplane i 1903 on Kill Devil Hill in North Carolina.
Orville and Wilbur Wright
Round 485.125 to the nearest hundred.
Punctuate the following sentence, "She went to the store, and bought flour and sugar."
Comma after store, Period at the end of the sentence.
Identify the Ohio-born U.S. President who headed the Union army and is buried in Riverside Park in New York City.
Ulysses S. Grant
Identify the continent directly to the north of Cape Horn and the Strait of Magellan.
South America
Identify the USSR spacecraft that was first to land on the moon. This craft, bearing the name of the goddess of the moon, was launched in 1959.
If Sam spent 75% of a whole day sleeping, how many hours did he sleep?
In which Greek city were the first modern Olympic Games hel in 1896?
Identify the instument invented by physician Theopile Laenned used to listen to the sounds in the chest.
Identify the literary term illustrated by such words as crunch, boom, and poof.
How many years elapsed between te appearance of Halley's Comet in 1835, the year Mark Twain was born, and its reappearance in 1910, the year Twain died.
75 years
Identify the first woman in space in 1963.
Valentina Tereshkova
Name the son whom A.A. Milne once to to Lndon Regent's Park Zoo to see a bear called Winnie.
Christopher Robin
Identify the chemical symbol for the element, aluminum.
Identify the number of degrees in a triangle.
180 degrees
Identify the American folk hero who died competing with a sledge hammer against a steam drill.
John Henry
Give the correct spelling of the plural form of sky.
Identify the U.S. President called the "Hero of American Independence" and the "Father of His Country."
George Washington
Identify the world's highest waterfall.
Angel Falls
In 1880 which great composer of march music became conductor of the U.S. Marine Corps Band? He is known as the "March King."
John Philip Sousa
If a regular octagon has a perimeter of 96 inches, find the length of each side.
12 inches
Rick Pitino made Kentucky history when he came back in 2001 as coach for which Kentucky university?
University of Louisville
Identify the governor of New Netherland who bought Manhattan Island from the Indians for about $24.
Peter Minuit
Believe it or not, which famous book written by L. Frank Baum was once banned or challenged?
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Give the term used to designate the calm, low-pressure center of a huuricane around which winds of high velocity move.
Give the Spanish term meaning "friend."
In the sentence, "She is my best friend,' identify the sdjective.
Solve for b in the following equation: 5b+2=32
Identify the "Hero of the Texas Revolution," who died at the Alamo and who was the alleged inventor of a famous hunting knife.
Jim Bowie
Identify the bee that gathers food, builds the colony and cares for the young.
Give the term referring to the distance around a circle.
In which U.S. state did Mt. St. Helens erupt on May 18, 1980?
Punctuate the follwoing sentence, "Are you going to your house or mine?"
question mark at theend of sentence.
Identify the fairy tale character whose name literally means "little cinder girl".
From which country did Secretary of State William Seward purchase ALask in 1867?
What is the quoteint when 12 is divided by 1/2?
Give the term referring to an eater of grass or other plants.
Identify the creator of such characters as Buck and Wolf Larsen and the author of Call of the Wild.
Jack London
Identify the U.S. state known as the "Buckeye State" having as its capital, Columbus.
Give the term to an artist's painting or drawing of himself.
If Joe bought a $60 jacket that was discounted 25%, how much was his discount?
Identify the Civil War ironclad that battled the Merrimack in the American Civil War.
Seismology refers to the study of what?
Give the area of a triangle having a base of 5 meters and a height of 10 meters.
25 square meters.

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