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Explanation

GO FIGURE

WORD

PROBLEM

SOLVE THE PROBLEM.

WORD ANALOGY

RELATE

CHOOSE THE CORRECT WORD

TO COMPLETE THE ANALOGY.

MAKING SENSE OF SENTENCES

CONTEXT

CLUES

PICK THE BEST WORD THAT

MAKES SENSE IN THE

SENTENCE.

TOPSY-TURVY

OPPO-

SITES

CHOOSE THE OPPOSITE OF

THE GIVEN WORD.

SAME OLD SAME OLD

SYNO-

NYMS

IDENTIFY THE WORD THAT

MEANS THE SAME.

WHAT ON EARTH?

GEOGRA-

PHY

GIVE THE CORRECT

GEOGRAPHICAL TERM THAT IS

DESCRIBED.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
200 POINTS


Response 1

THE WIDTH OF A SWIMMING

POOL WITH A 60 METER

PERIMETER IS 4 LESS THAN ITS

LENGTH

WHAT IS 13 METERS?

_____:TRAIL::GRAIN:GRAIL A.

TRAIN B. PATH C. WHEAT D.

HOLY

WHAT IS A. TRAIN?

BECAUSE OF THE PLAYER'S

___, THE COACH WAS ABLE TO

PLAY HER IN SEVERAL

POSITIONS. A. INFLUENCE B.

VERSATILITY C. FLATTERING D.

INEFFECTIVE

WHAT IS B.

VERSATILITY?

GRACIOUS A. CORDIAL B. RUDE

C. FURIOUS D. TACTILE

WHAT IS B. RUDE?

CHEAT A. STINGY B. ARGUE C.

FRECKLE D. DEFRAUD

WHAT IS D. DEFRAUD?

A FLAT-TOPPED TABLELAND

STANDING ABOVE

SURROUNDING PLAINS.

WHAT IS A PLATEAU?

CLUE 2

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400 POINTS


Response 2

FACING PAGES THAT ADD UP

TO 85 IN A MATH BOOK

WHAT ARE 42 AND 43?

____:HORSE::BOARD:TRAIN A.

STABLE B. SHOE C. RIDE D.

MOUNT

WHAT IS D. MOUNT?

MICHAEL WAS USUALLY QUITE

___ IN HIS EFFORTS; MANY

PRAISED HIS OUTSTANDING

WORK.  A. INEFFECTUAL  B.

MAUDLIN C. DILIGENT  D.

FACETIOUS

WHAT IS C. DILIGENT?

IMAGINATIVE A. PLAYFUL B.

WRITTEN C. SMALL D. DULL

WHAT IS D. DULL?

MISERABLE A. CRUEL B.

WRONG C. UNHAPPY D. MISS

WHAT IS C. UNHAPPY?

THIS THEORY HELPS EXPLAIN

HOW THE WORLD'S LARGE

LANDFORMS WERE FORMED.

WHAT IS PLATE

TECTONICS?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
600 POINTS


Response 3

TWO NUMBERS WHOSE SUM IS

43 AND THE DIFFERENCE IS 9

WHAT IS 17 AND 26?

4:6::____:16 A. 2 B. 14 C. 8 D. 10

WHAT IS 14?

IN THE PAST, THE ___ WATERS

OF THIS RIVER HAVE BEEN

TROUBLESOME TO BOATERS.

A. PLACID B. TURBULENT   C.

TURGID D. VAPID

WHAT IS B.

TURBULENT?

KNOWING A. WASTEFUL B.

DENSE C. CLUMSY D. FAST

WHAT IS B. DENSE?

VINTAGE A. CLASSIC B.

ALCOHOLIC C. DISEASE D.

SPOILED

WHAT IS A. CLASSIC?

THE PROCESS IN WHICH

WATER VAPOR CHANGES

FROM A GAS TO LIQUID

DROPLETS.

WHAT IS

CONDENSATION?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 4

TWO CLOCKS SHOW 12:30. THE

SAME TIME AGAIN IF ONE RUNS

FORWARD AND THE OTHER

RUNS BACKWARD AT THE

SAME CORRECT SPEED.

WHAT IS 6:30?

POETRY:RHYME:: PHILOSOPHY

A. IMAGERY B. MUSIC C. BI-LAW

D. THEORY

WHAT IS D. THEORY?

SHE LED A RATHER RECLUSIVE

LIFE; AS A RESULT, ___ IS

KNOWN ABOUT HER. A. MUCH

B. LITTLE C. MEDIOCRE  D.

PRODIGIOUS

WHAT IS B. LITTLE?

WASTREL A. SOBER B.

SPENDTHRIFT C. MUTE D.

MISER

WHAT IS D. MISER?

REFUTE A. GARBAGE B. DENY C.

OFFER D. DIFFICULT

WHAT IS B. DENY?

THIS DESERT, WHICH

STRETCHES ACROSS ALL OF

NORTHERN AFRICA, IS

CONSIDERED THE LARGEST.

WHAT IS THE SAHARA?

CLUE 5

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1000 POINTS


Response 5

THE # OF PEOPLE WHO ENTER

A HOUSE FOR A PARTY ON THE

6TH RING IF THE 1ST GROUP

HAD 1, THE 2ND GROUP HAD 2

MORE THAN THE 1ST GROUP

AND SO ON

WHAT IS 11?

MOCCASIN:SNAKE::___:SHOE A.

ALLIGATOR B. WADERS C. ASP

D. LOAFER

WHAT IS D. LOAFER?

THE SPEAKER WAS QUITE ___

AS EVIDENCED BY THE BORED

AND RESTLESS AUDIENCE. A.

SUCCINCT  B. CURSORY C.

VERBOSE  D. LATENT

WHAT IS C. VERBOSE?

NEBULOUS A. CLOUDY B. DIM C.

DISTINCT D. DESIRABLE

WHAT IS C. DISTINCT?

IRKSOME A. OUTRAGEOUS B.

FEARSOME C. IMPOVERISHED

D. ANNOYING

WHAT IS D. ANNOYING?

WATER BELOW THE TUNDRA

SURFACE REMAINS FROZEN

THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.

WHAT IS PERMAFROST?

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IN 1976, A DEADLYNEWLYDISCOVERED BACTERIUMNAMED LEGIONELLAPNEUMOPHILA WAS FOUNDBREEDING IN A HOTEL'S AIRCOND. SYSTEM IN WHAT CITY?

 Response:   

PHILADELPHIA

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Explanation

SAME OLD/SAME OLD

SYNO-

NYMS

IDENTIFY THE WORD CLOSEST

IN MEANING.

SHERLOCK, I HAVE A PROBLEM!

WORD

PROBLEM

IDENTIFY THE SOLUTION TO

THE PROBLEM.

GEE, I'M A TREE!

GEOME-

TRY

CHOOSE THE CORRECT

ANSWER.

DON'T "DIS" ME!

OPPO-

SITES

CHOOSE THE WORK THAT IS

MOST DISSIMILAR.

TO ERR OR NOT

ERRORS?

SELECT THE ERROR IF ANY.

MORE GEOGRAPHY

GEOGRA-

PHY

CHOOSE THE CORRECT TERM.

CLUE 1

ROW VALUE
400 POINTS


Response 1

PEER IS MOST SIMILAR TO A.

APPLE B. CONNOTE C. FELLOW

D. RECLUSE

WHAT IS C. FELLOW?

WHERE 3/7 = X/42, WHAT IS

THE VALUE OF X? A. 21 B. 6 C. 7

D. 18

WHAT IS D. 18?

A LINE, PLANE, RAY, AND LINE

SEGMENT ALL HAVE A. LENGTH

AND DEPTH. B. POINTS. C.

ENDPOINTS D. NO DIMENSION.

WHAT IS B. POINTS?

CAUTIOUS IS MOST DISSIMILAR

TO A. REASONABLE B.

CAREFUL C. ILLOGICAL D.

RECKLESS

WHAT IS D. RECKLESS?

PEOPLE WHO DISLIKE CATS

SOMETIMES CRITICIZE THEM

FOR BEING ALOOF AND

INDEPENDENT; PEOPLE WHO

ARE FOND OF CATS OFTEN

ADMIRE THEM FOR SIMILAR

QUAL..

WHAT IS NO ERROR?

A STEEP SLOPE CAPPED BY A

NEARLY FLAT PLATEAU A.

ESCARPMENT B. RIFT C.

PLANTATION D. SORGHUM

WHAT IS A.

ESCARPMENT?

CLUE 2

ROW VALUE
800 POINTS


Response 2

GLARE IS MOST SIMILAR TO A.

SCOWL B. HIDE C. DISPLAY D.

SUMMON

WHAT IS A. SCOWL?

HOW MUCH WOULD 1 3/4

ACRES COST IF ONE ACRE

COST $60,000? A. $45,000 B.

$135,000 C. $105,000 D. $120,000

WHAT IS C. $105,000?

TWO POINTS DETERMINE A. A

LINE B. A PLANE C. A SQUARE D.

NO DETERMINATION CAN BE

MADE

WHAT IS A. A LINE?

PERILOUS IS MOST DISSIMILAR

TO A. DISCIPLINED B. SIMILAR C.

SAFE D. HONEST

WHAT IS C. SAFE?

THE BRIGHT FIBERGLASS

SCULPTURES OF LUIS JIMENEZ

HAS RECEIVED CRITICAL

ACCLAIM NOT ONLY IN HIS

HOME STATE, NEW MEXICO,

BUT ALSO IN NEW YORK.

WHAT IS VERB-SUBJECT

AGREEMENT?

THE CAPITAL OF MALI, AFRICA

A. LUANDA B. CAPE TOWN C.

NAIROBI D. BAMAKO

WHAT IS D. BAMAKO?

CLUE 3

ROW VALUE
1200 POINTS


Response 3

FIASCO IS MOST SIMILAR TO A.

FESTIVAL B. DISASTER C.

HAPPENSTANCE D. CEREMONY

WHAT IS B. DISASTER?

LUIS RUNS AT A RATE OF 11.7

FEET PER SECOND. HOW FAR

DOES IN RUN IN 5 SEC. A. 585

FEET B. 490.65 FEET C. 58.5

FEET D. 55.5 FEET

WHAT IS C. 58.5

FEET?

COLLINEAR POINTS A.

DETERMINE A PLANE. B. ARE

CIRCULAR. C. ARE

NONCOPLANAR. D. ARE

COPLANAR.

WHAT IS D. ARE

COPLANAR?

RESILIENT IS MOST DISSIMILAR

TO A. STUBBORN B. CARELESS

C. SUBSTANTIAL D. FLIMSY

WHAT IS D. FLIMSY?

EVEN WITH A CALCULATOR,

YOU MUST HAVE A BASIC

UNDERSTANDING OF

MATHEMATICS IF ONE

EXPECTS TO SOLVE COMPLEX

PROBLEMS CORRECTLY.

WHAT IS IF YOU

INSTEAD OF IF ONE

THE PROCESS OF EXPANDING

THE DESERT BY OVERGRAZING

AND CUTTING THE FEW TREES

FOR WOOD. A. RUTILE  B. COUP

C. DESERTIFICATION D.

ANIMISM

WHAT IS C.

DESERTIFICATION?

CLUE 4

ROW VALUE
1600 POINTS


Response 4

CHASM IS MOST SIMILAR TO A.

GORGE B. CHARM C. BRIDLE D.

CRITICIZE

WHAT IS A. GORGE?

THE SUM OF TWO

CONSECUTIVE ODD INTEGERS

IS -112. WHAT IS THE LARGER

INTEGER. A. -55  B. -57  C. 55  D.

57

WHAT IS A. -55?

WHICH CHOICE BELOW HAS

THE MOST POINTS? A. A LINE B.

A LINE SEGMENT C. A RAY D.

NO DETERMINATION CAN BE

MADE.

WHAT IS D. NO

DETERMINATION CAN BE

KOWTOW IS MOST DISSIMILAR

TO A. SNUB B. PULL C. FAWN D.

FORAGE

WHAT IS A. SNUB?

THE DECISION THAT HAS JSUT

BEEN AGREED WITH BY THE

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

SHOULD SERVE AS A BASIS

FOR THEIR WORK IN THE

YEARS TO COME.

WHAT IS AGREED WITH

(SHOULD BE AGREED

HALF WAY AROUND THE

WORLD FROM GREENWICH,

ENGLAND LIES THE

INTERNATION DATE LINE,

WHICH IS HOW MANY DEGREES

LONGITUDE?

WHAT IS 180 DEGREES?

CLUE 5

ROW VALUE
2000 POINTS


Response 5

BULWARK IS MOST SIMILAR TO

A. CONUNDRUM B. FESTIVAL C.

RAMPART D. CONFUSE

WHAT IS C. RAMPART?

THE SCALE ON A MAP SHOWS 1

INCH EQUALS 14 M. 17 INCHES

ON THE MAP WILL EQUAL HOW

MANY MILES? A. 23.8 M.     B. 238

M. C. 2,380 M.   D. 23,800 M.

WHAT IS B. 238

MILES?

THREE NONCOLLINEAR POINTS

DETERMINE A. A RAY. B. A

PLANE. C. A LINE SEGMENT. D.

NO DETERMINATION CAN BE

MADE.

WHAT IS B. A PLANE?

SUCCOR IS MOST DISSIMILAR

TO A. GENIUS B. ABET C. INJURE

D. DECIDUOUS

WHAT IS C. INJURE?

ALICE WALKER, ONE OF

AMERICA'S BEST KNOWN

WRITERS, SHE HAS PUBLISHED

BOTH POETRY AND PROSE.

WHAT IS SHE HAS

PUBLISHED (SHOULD BE

THIS BRITISH DEPENDENCY IS

LOCATED ENTIRELY ON HUGE

LIMESTONE ROCK?

WHAT IS GIBRALTAR?

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IN 1976, A DEADLYNEWLYDISCOVERED BACTERIUMNAMED LEGIONELLAPNEUMOPHILA WAS FOUNDBREEDING IN A HOTEL'S AIRCOND. SYSTEM IN WHAT CITY?

 Response:   

PHILADELPHIA

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