1.**If you take the number of stars on Betsy Ross' flag and multiply it by the number of branches of US government, you get a number:** *(20 points)*

- more than the number of US states
- more than the number of years since the Declaration of Independence
- more than the number of senators in the US Senate
- less than the number of sides on the Pentagon
- more than the number of years the American Revolution was fought

2.**"Patty pununified the pavish pancakes porpelly inside the perdy pratrub." - In this sentence, context clues tell you parts of speech. Which pair below is wrong?** *(20 points)*

- Pununified - verb
- Perdy - adjective
- Porpelly - adjective
- Pavish - adjective
- Pratrub - noun

3.**Dalmatian is to Collie as:** *(10 points)*

- Trumpet is to trombone
- Finger is to hand
- Car is to tire
- Siamese is to cat
- Cheese is to cheddar

4.**Which of these could also be called a "pentapede," if such a word existed?** *(10 points)*

- an eel
- a sand dollar
- an octopus
- a starfish
- a hermit crab

5.**Which of these numbers is a prime factor of 68?** *(5 points)*

- 7
- 17
- 5
- 3
- 11

6.**Which isn't in the "home row"?** *(10 points)*

- D
- M
- G
- L
- F

7.**Which is an incorrect match of an abbreviated state capital and state?** *(10 points)*

- S. , IL
- P. , PA
- S. , CA
- A. , NY
- T. , FL

8.**A baby whale is called a** *(5 points)*

- calf
- kid
- pup
- whalelet
- minnow

9.**Take a group of five numbers. If you add them together and divide their sum by 5, you will have:** *(5 points)*

- a number smaller than any of the 5 numbers.
- an even number
- their mean
- their divisor
- their square root

10.**If the beach is larger in the afternoon than it was in the morning, it's probably because** *(5 points)*

- the water evaporated
- you put on your glasses
- the tide went out
- erosion is at work
- trucks dumped more sand

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