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Old 01-06-2013, 08:54 AM   #1
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Sunday Special - Back to grade school

Sunday Special - Back to School

1st Grade...
1. Which of the Planets has the most water ?
2nd Grade...
2. What letter can you add to “Cap” to make the name of an article of clothing ?
3. By definition, the word “Equine” represents what group of animals ?
3rd Grade...
4. The Panama Canal connects the Pacific Ocean with what body of water ?
5. Who was known as the “Wizard of Menlo Park” ?
6. Which State is the only one to border on four of the five Great Lakes ?
4th Grade...
7. What Novel tells the story of Bilbo Baggins ?
8. What is the lowest denomination of our paper currency that does NOT feature a portrait of a U.S. President ?
9. Which layer of the Sun is closer to its core ?
a. – corona
b. – Chromosphere
c. – Photosphere
10. Name the Emperor who, in a radio address on 15 August, 1945, signified Japan’s surrender in WWII...
5th Grade...
11. If a Substance has a measure of 3 on the PH scale, is it...
a. – acidic
b. – base
c. – Neutral
12. True or False...
If you multiply an even number by an odd number, the result will always be an even number.
13. Cappadocia, a centuries-old complex of caves carved into volcanic rock, is located in what Country ?
a. – Greece
b. – Iran
c. – Turkey
d. – Syria
14. What organ of the body has Pleural fluid ?
15. The 1894 Sino-Japanese war was a conflict between Japan and China, the result of which saw the creation of what new country ?
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1. Earth
2. “e”
3. horses
4. The Caribbean Sea
5. Thomas Edison
6. Michigan
7. The Hobbit
8. the ten Dollar Bill
9. – c
10. Hirohito
11. – a
12. True
13. – c
14. Lungs
15. Korea

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Old 01-06-2013, 09:23 AM   #2
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Darn! I think I failed lol! Got about half wrong. We didn't get these questions in South African schools! I feel a bit stupid now. Wonder if my daughter would get these right?
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Old 01-06-2013, 09:26 AM   #3
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I got 1, 2,3,4,9, 11, 12 and 14 right. Not too bad I guess.
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Old 01-06-2013, 02:52 PM   #4
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Correct in red...Shrek and I took it together.

1. Earth
2. “e”
3. horses
4. The Caribbean Sea
5. Thomas Edison
6. Michigan
7. The Hobbit

8. the ten Dollar Bill - both of us went blank
9. – c
10. Hirohito

11. – a
12. True

13. – c - we both thought it was Greece
14. Lungs
15. Korea


It seems the older we get the more we know the same information...odd. Except he kills on dates and sports questions.
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Old 01-06-2013, 02:57 PM   #5
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I got the same ones wrong! Duh, Ben wasn't a pres, I blanked on that one too.
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:10 AM   #6
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I got the ones in red (and forgot who was on the $10!):

1. Earth
2. “e”
3. horses
4. The Caribbean Sea
5. Thomas Edison

6. Michigan
7. The Hobbit
8. the ten Dollar Bill
9. – c
10. Hirohito
11. – a
12. True
13. – c
14. Lungs

15. Korea -- Korea came to mind first, but you know me!
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:13 AM   #7
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Correct in red...Shrek and I took it together.

13. – c - we both thought it was Greece
Before I saw the choices I first thought Greece, and then I thought Turkey. When I saw Turkey was one of the choices, I figured I had to have learned it at some point and that was why it even occurred to me in the first place.
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:48 PM   #8
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Shock, I got all except the last one right. I thought it was Hong Kong...
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Shock, I got all except the last one right. I thought it was Hong Kong...
Congrats!
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Old 01-07-2013, 12:55 PM   #10
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Congrats!
How come I can remember all these trivial things, but unless I hang my keys on the key hook, I can't remember where I put them?
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