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Important ideas for Scholastic Bowl Students and Parents!!!
Want to improve your skills and feel confident for the upcoming matches and tournaments??? Just turn on the T.V.!.... Watch: JEOPARDY or the national news....read the newspaper and discuss current events (use the names of the people and places in the news).... turn your radio to WUIS (91.9) for the morning news analysis and "ALL THINGS CONSIDERED" AT 4:00 p.m. each week day.
Pay attention and participate in class for -- SURPRISE -- school teaches you many of the things that pop up in scholastic bowl questions.
Test your knowledge - Sample questions
Sample Toss-Up Questions
Before answering the sample questions, make sure you have a piece of paper to write down your answers so you can check them at the end.
What personal pronoun is subjective case, first person singular?
Using 22/7 for Pi, what is the area of a circle with diameter 28 meters?
3. General Science
What scientist was the first to use the telescope for astronomy?
The Lascaux cave paintings were discovered in what country in 1940?
What dark-green, thick-skinned, and pear-shaped fruit is used in salads?
What graphical user interface software was introduced by Microsoft in 1987?
Chicken Little has hit on the head by what object?
8. Earth Science
The ten highest U.S. summits are situated in which U.S. state.
9. Home Economics
Name the small edible vegetable which is a variety of cabbage.
Clarence Thomas was appointed by George Bush to fill the seat of what associate judge of the U.S. Supreme Court
Factor 2X² - 5X - 12
What name is given to two consecutive lines of verse that rhyme?
The 24th amendment to the U.S. Constitution bans the use of what in federal elections?
What disease is characterized by severe hemorrhaging and inability of the blood to clot?
15. Life Science
What substances are the building blocks of proteins?
16. General Math
Solve 6 4/5 divided by -2 1/8 reducing to the lowest terms.
What part of the circumference of a circle is measured in degrees?
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