Thursday, May 29, 2008

Thursday Thirteen

13 Questions


1. Ramses II was a king in what ancient civilization?
a) Egypt, b) Macedonia, c) Greece

2. The Battle of Bunker Hill occurred during which U.S. war?
a) Civil War, b) War of 1812, c) Revolutionary War

3. How many astronauts were on board during NASA's Gemini Space Program?
a) 4, b) 2, c) 1

4. What is an archipelago?
a) tower made of stone, b) religious leader, c) group of islands

5. True or False? More water vapor is held in cool air than in warm air.
a) True b) False

6. The eagle on our national seal holds an olive branch in one claw and 13 what in the other?
a) spears, b) stamps, c) arrows

7. True or False? All triangles are polygons.
a) True b) False

8. What is the most populous Indian tribe in the U.S.?
a) Mohawk, b) Cherokee, c) Navajo

9. What is the only U.S. state capital located below Miami, Florida?
a) Austin, TX, b) Honolulu, HI, c) Santa Fe, NM

10. What U.S. State that borders the Atlantic Ocean is farthest East?
a) New York, b) Maine, c) Florida

11. True or False? The color of white appears on the national flag of Russia.
a) True b) False

12. An equilateral triangle has how many equal sides?
a) 2, b) 3, c) 4

13. True or False? A newt is an insect.
a) True b)False


14. 37 divided by 5 is 7 with a remainder of what?
a) 2, b) 1, c) 4


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the teach said...
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Bond said...

I am thinking there is a problem with your answers...

For #5 you have C, but it is a T/F question

Same for Question # 7

And I know #4 is C NOT B

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the teach said...

Vinny, I never said I was smarter than a 5th grader!! I think they are right now:


SandyCarlson said...

I had fun with this, Mary! Thanks.

Marilyn said...

I don't think I'm smarter than a 5th grader and I'm pretty sure my 5th grader isn't either.... but that was fun.

Carletta said...

Yes, that was fun - not sure I'm smarter than a fifth grader, but I'm definitely smarter than I thought I was. :)
Good post Mary!

mom huebert said...

That was fun!

Queen-Size funny bone said...

thank goodness they were multiple choice...

kay said...

Others say it was fun---I say it was humbling! Good job, Mary!

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

Yikes! I know I know these, but between the Penguins and being exhausted, I'm not even typing straight, let alone thinking!

Malcolm said...

For someone well beyond the 5th grade, I did pretty good.

Bond said...

OK, but my answers are back in the office...LOL

Picturing of Life said...

hi hi hi...great creative T13 lits.

Mine in here Thanks

Firefly mom said...

Well, I did pretty good except for #3. But we homeschool, so most of this is stuff I've actually re-learned right along with my kid :D

Happy TT!

anthonynorth said...

I decided not to bother answering. Now THAT'S smarter than a 5th grader :-)

WillThink4Wine said...

Oh, NO! A pop-quiz from the Tech! Thank Goodness, you didn't ask us College-level questions.

Gattina said...

Sorry ! I am on strike today !! No questions will be answered !

Hootin' Anni said...

I'm smarter than the average bear, and Yogi would say. LOL

My T 13 is shared, I hope you can find time to stop by if you haven't already! happy thursday!!

Ivanhoe said...

I did it before I checked the results and I am not smarter then a 5th grader :o) I had 4 wrong...

Suzie said...

I think IM more like a fourth grader with some issues

Sue said...

I enjoyed that, and learned something. Only missed one, so now I need to learn more about Native American tribes!

marcia said...

that was fun I missed 5 where did you find the questions?

Sassy Mama Bear said...

Well, I am maybe as smart as one. Great TT, mine is up @ The Cafe.

Celticlibrarian said...

I'm a Librarian. I may not know, but I know where to look.

That's my story and I'm sticking to it. Cool test!

On a limb with Claudia said...

What a mind teaser! And very fun. I love that you give the answers... I'll have to go back and see how I did!

Happy TT!

Julia Smith said...

I got two wrong - thank heaven you put in a bonus question. Got that right, at least! That was fun.

Kimmie said...

I need to go back to school! Ack! LOL! Thanks Mary...this was fun.

I did Thursday 13 today, stop by if you get a chance.

Travis said...

I is smart!

**does a happy dance**


Jeff B said...

Can I phone a friend?

I ended up with two wrong.