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  1. Who invented the telephone?

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    Alexander Bell
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    Ben Franklin
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    Thomas Edison
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    Steve Jobs
  2. What is a monopoly?

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    the exclusive possession or control of the supply or trade in a commodity or service
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    a board game in which players engage in simulated property and financial dealings using imitation money
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    A flock of geese
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    The action of buying a property
  3. What was Ellis Island used for?

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    An island in the San Francisco Bay that served as military forts, a US Public Health Service Quarantine Station, and a US Bureau of Immigration inspection and detention facility.
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    A coastal city in southwestern France and capital of the Charentes-Maritime department
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    Used to house Civil War prisoners of war (POWs) as early as 1861
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    The gateway for over 12 million immigrants to the United States as the nation's busiest immigrant inspection station for over sixty years from 1892 until 1954
  4. Where can you find Igneous?

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    in areas where gentle waters have deposited sediments that become compacted together
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    in shallow water areas between 30 degrees north latitude and 30 degrees south latitude
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    from the shells of dead marine organisms
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    Rock formed from cooling of magma or lava
  5. Define Newton's Second Law of Motion.

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    an object will remain at rest or in uniform motion in a straight line unless acted upon by an external force
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    For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction
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    The acceleration of an object is directly proportional to the net force exerted and inversely proportional to the object's mass
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    an object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion with the same speed and in the same direction unless acted upon by an unbalanced force
  6. Who wrote the poem "The Raven"

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    Edgar Allen Poe
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    Emily Dickinson
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    Robert Frost
  7. Which term is defined as a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning?

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    Anecdote
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    Simile
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    Allegory
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    Alliteration
  8. Which of these words is an Onomatopoeia?

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    ice
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    oink
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    cheese
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    bee
  9. Which state was the first Continental Congress held in?

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    D.C.
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    L.A.
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    V.A
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    P.A.
  10. Who was the 4th President of the United States?

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    John Adams
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    James Monroe
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    James Madison
  11. What is the Earth's water cycle powered by?

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    Best Animations
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    Wind
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    The Moon
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    Sun
  12. How do you calculate the area of a square?

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    A=a2
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    A=πr2
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    A=hbb 2
  13. Which is not a natural number?

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    1
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    14
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    3
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    5
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    500
  14. What are real numbers?

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    A number that can be written as a fraction or decimal
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    All rational and irrational numbers
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    the number or expression beneath a radical sign
  15. How long are dreams?

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    30 seconds
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    an hour
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    10 minutes
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    I don't dream so I don't know
  16. To find the density of an object you need the mass divided by what?

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    volume
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    area
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    radius
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    air pressure
  17. What is the 50th state to join the Union?

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    Alaska
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    Hawaii
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    Arizona
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    Maine
  18. What is an embargo

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    A tax on imported goods
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    an official ban on trade or other commercial activity with any country
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    an official ban on trade or other commercial activity with a specific country
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