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2 Created by Terri Street Copyright, 2000 Modified 8/2008 A. L.

3 Rules Groups will play rather than individual contestants. Groups should work cooperatively to determine a “final answer” to questions. For math questions, calculators are encouraged.

4 More Rules If a question is answered correctly, the whole advisory advances up the game board. If a question is answered incorrectly, the whole advisory will fall down to either the $100 level or the lowest “safe level.” The safe levels are indicated with a on the scoreboard.

5 Lifelines 50/50 will eliminate 3 choices per question. Ask the Audience – if the group wants, they can poll the other groups to select an answer. Each group is its own phone-a-friend. This does not count toward the 3 lifelines. A total of 3 lifelines can be used (50/50 or Ask the Audience in any combination). If a wrong answer causes the play to restart at the $100 level, a new game begins, resulting in 3 lifelines being available for the next round.

6  1,000,000  500,000  250,000  125,000  64,000  32,000  16,000  8,000  4,000  2,000  1,000  500  300  200  100

7  A. sparsely  C. cautiously  B. mysteriously  D. graciously The biography of Marie Curie describes her life so ----- that readers feel they are hearing the French scientist’s thoughts and experiencing her emotions.  E. vividly Easy Question

8  E. vividly The biography of Marie Curie describes her life so ----- that readers feel they are hearing the French scientist’s thoughts and experiencing her emotions. Easy Question

9  A. 5  C. 25  B. 15  D. 45 Each time that Enrique counted his crayons by either 3’s or 4’s he had one left over. But when he counted them by 5’s he had none left over. What is the least number of crayons he could have had?  E. 50 Easy Question

10 Each time that Enrique counted his crayons by either 3’s or 4’s he had one left over. But when he counted them by 5’s he had none left over. What is the least number of crayons he could have had?  C. 25 Easy Question

11  A. are hoping  C. will provide  B. increase in  D. greater In the following sentence, which underlined section has an error? A member of the Navajo tribal council are hoping that the recent increase in interest in Native American art will provide a bridge to greater understanding of Navajo life and culture. No error  E. No error A B C D E Easy Question

12  A. are hoping Easy Question In the following sentence, which underlined section has an error? A member of the Navajo tribal council are hoping that the recent increase in interest in Native American art will provide a bridge to greater understanding of Navajo life and culture. No error A B CD E

13  A. pollute.. harmful  C. poison.. vulnerable  B. consume.. porous  D. resist.. profitable Although some bacteria are known to -- -- water, recent findings suggest that certain other species may actually be -- --- because they remove dangerous trace minerals from drinking water.  E. contaminate.. beneficial Easy Question

14 Although some bacteria are known to -- -- water, recent findings suggest that certain other species may actually be -- --- because they remove dangerous trace minerals from drinking water.  E. contaminate.. beneficial Easy Question

15  A. 1  C. 32  B. 9  D. 100 If 2 n = k, where n is a positive integer, which of the following could be a value of k ?  E. 250 Easy Question

16  C. 32 If 2 n = k, where n is a positive integer, which of the following could be a value of k ? Easy Question

17  A. therapeutic  C. recalcitrant  B. dignified  D. sullen Working with small children had a ----- effect on Amy; she simply felt better when she was with them.  E. metaphorical Easy Question

18  A. therapeutic Working with small children had a ----- effect on Amy; she simply felt better when she was with them. Easy Question

19  A. -8  C. 2  B. -2  D. 7 If 2x + 4 = 10, what is the value of 4x – 20 ?  E. 8 Easy Question

20  A. -8 If 2x + 4 = 10, what is the value of 4x – 20 ? Easy Question

21  A. Unlike sight, hearing is  C. Unlike sight you have hearing  B. Unlike sight, hearing which is  D. Hearing, unlike sight Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. Unlike sight, hearing is enhanced underwater because water transmits the pressure waves of sound much more rapidly and effectively than does air.  E. Hearing, unlike sight, being Easy Question

22  A. Unlike sight, hearing is Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. Unlike sight, hearing is enhanced underwater because water transmits the pressure waves of sound much more rapidly and effectively than does air. Easy Question

23  A. rejected.. provident  C. admired.. frugal  B. opposed.. uneconomical  D. ignored.. expedient Skeptics ----- the company’s decision to use new computer software, believing it would be -----, wasting money and hindering efficiency.  E. endorsed.. detrimental Easy Question

24  B. opposed.. uneconomical Skeptics ----- the company’s decision to use new computer software, believing it would be -----, wasting money and hindering efficiency. Easy Question

25  A. n + 7  C. n - 1  B. n + 1  D. n - 4 Kevin is 3 years younger than Nora. If n represents Nora’s age now, what was Kevin’s age 4 years ago in terms of n ?  E. n - 7 Easy Question

26 Kevin is 3 years younger than Nora. If n represents Nora’s age now, what was Kevin’s age 4 years ago in terms of n ?  E. n - 7 Easy Question

27  A. caves being carved  C. caves that were carved  B. caves carved  D. caves were carving Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. As early as the fifth century A.D., caves being carved into the cliffs of the Tian Shan range in China as shrines and places of worship for devotees of Buddhism.  E. caves were carved Easy Question

28 Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. As early as the fifth century A.D., caves being carved into the cliffs of the Tian Shan range in China as shrines and places of worship for devotees of Buddhism.  E. caves were carved Easy Question

29  A. 1  C. 4  B. 3  D. 5 On the number line above, the letters represent consecutive integers. If u + y = 10, what is the value of w ?  E. 6 Easy Question uvwxy

30  D. 5 On the number line above, the letters represent consecutive integers. If u + y = 10, what is the value of w ? Easy Question uvwxy

31  A. known  C. as a model  B. has begun  D. to become In the following sentence, which underlined section has an error? Barbara Smith, known professionally as B. Smith, has begun her career as a model but went on to become a restaurateur, author, and television show host. No error  E. No error Easy Question A BC D E

32  B. has begun In the following sentence, which underlined section has an error? Barbara Smith, known professionally as B. Smith, has begun her career as a model but went on to become a restaurateur, author, and television show host. No error Easy Question A BC D E

33  A. 10  C. 100  B. 20  D. 119 If x = 10, what is the value of x(x -1) + x(x + 1) ?  E. 200 Easy Question X

34  B. 20 If x = 10, what is the value of x(x -1) + x(x + 1) ? Easy Question X

35  A. Genoa, he abandoned his native city  C. Genoa but abandoned his native city  B. Genoa and abandoning his native city  D. Genoa, his native city being abandoned Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, he abandoned his native city for Portugal and a career at sea.  E. Genoa; therefore he abandoned his native city Easy Question

36  C. Genoa but abandoned his native city Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. Christopher Columbus was born in Genoa, he abandoned his native city for Portugal and a career at sea. Easy Question

37  A. argue that  C. for  B. an essential subject  D. to study In the following sentence, which underlined section has an error? Many educators argue that mathematics, science, and a modern foreign language are an essential subject for college-bound students to study. No error  E. No error Medium Question A B D C E

38  B. an essential subject In the following sentence, which underlined section has an error? Many educators argue that mathematics, science, and a modern foreign language are an essential subject for college-bound students to study. No error Medium Question A B D C E

39  A. 12  C. 18  B. 14  D. 24 If t + u + v = 42 and 2u + 2v = 60, what is the value of t ?  E. 27 Medium Question

40  A. 12 If t + u + v = 42 and 2u + 2v = 60, what is the value of t ? Medium Question

41  D. dispassion Elizabeth perversely saw her ----- as a useful strategy; because she always mistrusted other people, nobody ever disappointed her.  A. sarcasm  C. misanthropy  B. insincerity Medium Question  E. dejection

42 Elizabeth perversely saw her ----- as a useful strategy; because she always mistrusted other people, nobody ever disappointed her.  C. misanthropy Medium Question

43 The relationship between the temperature expressed in Celsius degrees (C ) and Fahrenheit degrees (F) is given by F – 32 = 9 C. According to the table below, how many continents have had temperatures above 125 ◦ Fahrenheit? 5 ContinentTemperature Africa North America Asia Australia Europe South America Antarctica 58 ◦ C 57 ◦ C 54 ◦ C 53 ◦ C 50 ◦ C 49 ◦ C 15 ◦ C  A. Four  B. Three  C. Two  D. One  E. None Medium Question

44 The relationship between the temperature expressed in Celsius degrees (C ) and Fahrenheit degrees (F ) is given by F – 32 = 9 C. According to the table below, how many continents have had temperatures above 125 ◦ Fahrenheit? 5 ContinentTemperature Africa North America Asia Australia Europe South America Antarctica 58 ◦ C 57 ◦ C 54 ◦ C 53 ◦ C 50 ◦ C 49 ◦ C 15 ◦ C  A. Four Medium Question

45  A. and they developed an advanced system of writing  C. and, as well, they developed an advanced system of writing  B. and developing an advanced system of writing  D. while an advanced system of writing was developing Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. Mayan civilization flourished during the first millennium A.D., creating monumental architecture, conducting sophisticated commercial transactions, and they developed an advanced system of writing.  E. and the development of an advanced system of writing Medium Question

46 Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. Mayan civilization flourished during the first millennium A.D., creating monumental architecture, conducting sophisticated commercial transactions, and they developed an advanced system of writing.  B. and developing an advanced system of writing Medium Question

47  A. -1  C. 2  B. 0  D. 3 If x – 3 > 3, which of the following could be a value of x ?  E. 6 Medium Question

48  A. -1 If x – 3 > 3, which of the following could be a value of x ? Medium Question

49  A. According to  C. as newspapers  B. in the  D. or In the following sentence, which underlined section has an error? According to one study, half of the adults in the country can neither read such basic material as newspapers or fill out job applications. No error  E. No error Medium Question A B D CE

50  D. or In the following sentence, which underlined section has an error? According to one study, half of the adults in the country can neither read such basic material as newspapers or fill out job applications. No error Medium Question A B D CE

51  A. 56  C. 84  B. 70  D. 392 If the area of each face of a cube is 49 square inches, what is the total length, in inches, of all the edges of the cube?  E. 588 Medium Question

52  C. 84 If the area of each face of a cube is 49 square inches, what is the total length, in inches, of all the edges of the cube? Medium Question

53  A. to other novelists  B. to that in the works of other novelists  C. than that in other novelists  D. than other novelists  E. than compared with the works of other novelists Medium Question Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. The clarity of language in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s writings is far superior to other novelists.

54  B. to that in the works of other novelists Medium Question Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. The clarity of language in F. Scott Fitzgerald’s writings is far superior to other novelists.

55  A. 4  C. 16  B. 8  D. 32 Let the function f be defined by f (x) = √2x. If f (c) = 4, what is the value of c ?  E. 64 Medium Question

56 Let the function f be defined by f (x) = √2x. If f (c) = 4, what is the value of c ?  B. 8 Medium Question

57  A. they use the scientific method, but they are  C. which use the scientific method, but are  B. even though they use the scientific method, they are  D. although they use the scientific method, are Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. The social sciences, they use the scientific method, but they are not defined or limited by it.  E. using the scientific method, they are Medium Question

58 Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. The social sciences, they use the scientific method, but they are not defined or limited by it. Medium Question  D. although they use the scientific method, are

59  A. axiom.. affirmed  C. hierarchy.. perpetuated  B. paradigm.. reversed  D. fabrication.. rectified While animals commonly eat plants, this ----- is sometimes-----: Venus flytraps, for example, capture insects, and large pitcher plants are capable of devouring small birds and rodents.  E. abnormality.. inverted Medium Question

60 While animals commonly eat plants, this ----- is sometimes-----: Venus flytraps, for example, capture insects, and large pitcher plants are capable of devouring small birds and rodents.  B. paradigm.. reversed Medium Question

61 How many different 3- digit positive integers can be formed using the digits 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 if the units digit is 2 and no digit is repeated within an integer?  A. 12  C. 24  D. 30  B. 15  E. 36 Hard Question

62 How many different 3- digit positive integers can be formed using the digits 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8 if the units digit is 2 and no digit is repeated within an integer?  D. 30 Hard Question

63  D. juxtaposes Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior ----- stories of women who are triumphant and stories of those who are victimized, placing contrasting portraits side by side.  A. withholds  C. complements  B. supersedes Hard Question  E. interrupts

64  D. juxtaposes Maxine Hong Kingston’s The Woman Warrior ----- stories of women who are triumphant and stories of those who are victimized, placing contrasting portraits side by side. Hard Question

65  C. than contemporary French aviators  A. than could any of the planes of contemporary French aviators  B. than did contemporary French aviators  D. unlike contemporary French aviators’ planes  E. in comparison to those of contemporary French aviators’ planes Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. The Wright brothers’ airplane could fly more often and for longer periods of time than could any of the planes of contemporary French aviators. Hard Question

66 Select the best way to rephrase the underlined material. The Wright brothers’ airplane could fly more often and for longer periods of time than could any of the planes of contemporary French aviators.  A. than could any of the planes of contemporary French aviators Hard Question

67  A. politics.. partisanship  B. convention.. dissent  C. piety.. ingenuity  D. novelty.. aspiration  E. custom.. conservation Hard Question In his protest sonnets, Claude McKay yoked ----- with ----- by using a traditional verse form to convey powerful challenges to contemporary social standards.

68  B. convention.. dissent Hard Question In his protest sonnets, Claude McKay yoked ----- with ----- by using a traditional verse form to convey powerful challenges to contemporary social standards.

69  A. Unlike commercial broadcasting  C. in reaching  B. working for  D. the widest possible In the following sentence, which underlined section has an error? Unlike commercial broadcasting, producers working for public television are not primarily interested in reaching the widest possible audience. No error  E. No error Hard Question A B D CE

70  A. Unlike commercial broadcasting In the following sentence, which underlined section has an error? Unlike commercial broadcasting, producers working for public television are not primarily interested in reaching the widest possible audience. No error Hard Question A B D CE

71  A. 18t A gas tank with a capacity of 18 gallons is empty. A pump can deliver g gallons of gas every t seconds. In terms of g and t, how many seconds will it take this pump to fill the tank?  B. 18g  D. g  C. 18gt g t 18t  E. gt 18 Hard Question

72  A. 18t g A gas tank with a capacity of 18 gallons is empty. A pump can deliver g gallons of gas every t seconds. In terms of g and t, how many seconds will it take this pump to fill the tank? Hard Question

73  A. assuage.. mollify No amount of cajoling could ----- the anxiety the child felt on her first day of school; her parents’ attempts to ----- her failed completely.  C. exacerbate.. comfort  B. palliate.. upbraid  D. penetrate.. implicate  D. gauge.. unnerve Hard Question

74 No amount of cajoling could ----- the anxiety the child felt on her first day of school; her parents’ attempts to ----- her failed completely.  A. assuage.. mollify Hard Question

75  E. 18  C. 14  B. 12  D. 10 If (x + y) 2 – (x- y) 2 = 84 and x and y are positive integers, which of the following could be a value of x + y ?  A. 16 Hard Question

76 If (x + y) 2 – (x- y) 2 = 84 and x and y are positive integers, which of the following could be a value of x + y ?  D. 10 Hard Question

77  A. have brought  D. based on  C. their  B. attention to In the following sentence, which underlined section has an error? Although discoveries of precious gems have brought considerable attention to the country of Sri Lanka, their economy is still based on farming rather than mining. No error  E. No error AB CD E Hard Question

78  C. their In the following sentence, which underlined section has an error? Although discoveries of precious gems have brought considerable attention to the country of Sri Lanka, their economy is still based on farming rather than mining. No error BA C D E Hard Question

79  D. instability.. depravity Frank’s natural ----- and moral ----- were evidenced by his indecisiveness and avoidance of controversial issues.  A. pessimism.. uprightness  C. irresolution.. cowardice  B. fearfulness.. honesty  E. fortitude.. deficiency Hard Question

80 Frank’s natural ----- and moral ----- were evidenced by his indecisiveness and avoidance of controversial issues.  C. irresolution.. cowardice Hard Question

81 Best of luck tomorrow!


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