SCIENCE / BIOLOGY
What type of invertebrate marine animal has a bodydivided into three parts, a head, a foot, and a visceral mass, and include snails, slugs, and squids?
Ans: mollusks (also: mollusca)

MISCELLANEOUS / RELIGION
What religion of India, about 4000 years old, includes belief in reincarnation and the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva?
Answer:
Hinduism

SOCIAL STUDIES / AMERICAN HISTORY
What policy of social improvement advocated by President Harry Truman attempted to extend the reforms of Franklin Roosevelt's "New Deal"?
Answer:
Fair Deal

HUMANITIES / LITERATURE
What British poet served as poet laureate from 1850 to 1892, and wrote works such as "Ulysses", "Break, Break, Break", and "The Charge of the Light Brigade"?
Answer:
Alfred Lord Tennyson

MATHEMATICS / GEOMETRY
What is the area of a square with a perimeter of 48 centimeters?
Answer:
144 cm2

SCIENCE / BIOLOGY
What is the name given to a group of organic molecules, including fats, oils, and waxes, that do not dissolve in water?
Answer:
lipids

HUMANITIES / ART
What is the name given to pottery made of a mix of clay and fine sand that is unglazed?
Answer:
terracotta

SOCIAL STUDIES / WORLD HISTORY
At what battle in Belgium in 1815 did the British defeat the French, after which Emperor Napoleon abdicated his throne?
Answer:
Battle of Waterloo

MATHEMATICS / GENERAL MATH
What is the sum of 3/7 and 2/5?
Answer:
29/35

HUMANITIES / LITERATURE
What type of foot in poetry consists of three syllables, with a stress on only the first syllable?
Answer:
dactyl (also: dactylic)

SCIENCE / EARTH SCIENCE
What is the name given to the outer layer of the earth, about 60 miles thick, which consists of the crust and the upper part of the mantle?
Answer:
lithosphere

SOCIAL STUDIES / WORLD GEOGRAPHY
What is the name given to a coral island which surrounds a lagoon?
Answer:
atoll

MISCELLANEOUS / LANGUAGE ARTS / SPELLING
Spell the word "didacticism" [die DACK tiss izm].
Answer:
D I D A C T I C I S M

SCIENCE / CHEMISTRY
Calculate the pressure, in atmospheres, of a gas compressed to 3 liters if it has a volume of 9 liters at 4 atmospheres.
Answer:
12‹ atmospheres

HUMANITIES / MOVIES
What American actor has starred in films such as "Kotch", "The Sunshine Boys", "Grumpy Old Men", and "Dennis the Menace"?
Answer:
Walter Matthau‹ (also: Walter Matuschanskavasky‹)

SOCIAL STUDIES / AMERICAN POLITICS
What do we call the grant of money by a legislature for some specific purpose?
Answer:
appropriation

MATHEMATICS / ALGEBRA
Solve for x in this algebraic equation: "3 x minus 12 equals 7 minus x."
Answer:
x = 19/4 (also: 4 3/4 or 4.75)

SCIENCE / ASTRONOMY
What is the name given to a cloud of gas, many of which appear as a hazy patch of light visible in the night sky?
Answer:
nebula

SOCIAL STUDIES / AMERICAN GEOGRAPHY
What bay on the Atlantic Ocean lies mostly between the states of Maryland and Virginia?
Answer:
Chesapeake‹ Bay

HUMANITIES / MUSIC
What musician composed the comic opera "Barber of Seville" in 1816?
Answer:
Giacchino Rossini

MATHEMATICS / GENERAL MATH
What is 70 percent of 70 percent of 70?
Answer:
34.3

MISCELLANEOUS / INDUSTRIAL ARTS
What company is the world's largest user of silver?
Answer:
Kodak

SOCIAL STUDIES / AMERICAN HISTORY
What Kentucky senator was the chief architect of both the Missouri Compromise of 1820 and the Great Compromise of 1850?, earning him the title of "The Great Compromiser"?
Answer:
Henry Clay

SCIENCE / CHEMISTRY
Which element has the chemical symbol Sb?
Answer:
antimony

HUMANITIES / LITERATURE
Who wrote the book Utopia‹ in 1516?
Answer:
Sir Thomas More

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