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Knowledge Bowl Set#9

9th set of 38 questions

What do we call the sequence of three dots (...) that follows a list of numbers or writing to indicate that the numbers or writing continues? ellipsis
What is the medical term for the inability to sleep? insomnia
What medical instrument does a doctor use to listen to the lungs and heart at work? a stethoscope
Horse is to hooves as dog is to ______. paws
What was the first message written by Charlotte in Charlotte's Web? Some Pig
What is the Roman numeral for 1,000? M
What is the Roman numeral for 50? L
What is the Roman numeral for 100? C
Where would I find the Everglades National Park? Florida
What President's wife rescued important art works from the White House when the British burned it in 1814? Dolly Madison
What type of simple machine consists of a rope and a wheel? a pulley
What name is given to a shortened version of two words, joined by an apostrophe? contraction
What do we call a smaller river that flows into a larger river? a tributary
What is the capital of Afghanistan? Kabul
What is the only continent with no permanent population? Antarctica
What river contains the largest volume of water in the world? Amazon River
What element's symbol is "O"? oxygen
What element's symbol is "FE"? iron
What element's symbol is "AU"? gold
What popular carnival ride was created for the Chicago World's Fair in 1893? the Ferris Wheel
What is the smallest prime number? 2
What is the capital of Texas? Austin
What was the creature that chased the schoolmaster out of town in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"? the Headless Horseman
How many oceans are there? 4
How many continents are there? 7
How many provinces are in Canada 10
How many years are in a "decade"? 10
How many years are in a "score"? 20
The natural home of an animal is known by what seven-letter noun? habitat
What name is given to a word or phrase that is spelled the same forward and backward, such as--pop, mom, radar, or Madam, I'm Adam? a palindrome
Complete this quote by Neil Armstrong: "That's one small step for man; one giant leap... for mankind
What was the name of the mission that landed the first men on the moon? Apollo 11
What is the meaning of the three letter Greek prefix "geo"? Earth
What famous geyser might you get to observe if you visit Yellowstone Park? Old Faithful
In what body part would we find the femur? leg
In what body part would we find the humerus? arm
What do we call the tubes which carry oxygen-depleted blood toward the heart? veins
What do we call the tubes through which oxygenated blood is carried from the heart to all parts of the body? arteries
Created by: rnsluder