1.**Which belongs to the group "fauna?"** *(5 points)*

- Gasoline
- Granite
- Galapagos
- Geranium
- Gerbil

2.**Which is likely to have appeared last on Earth?** *(5 points)*

- Mosquito
- Salamander
- Clam
- Gibbon
- Eagle

3.**Point is to font as ...** *(10 points)*

- millimeter is to small
- yard is to meter
- liter is to pour
- gram is to mass
- gross is to dozen

4.**Use estimation to decide which is greatest...** *(20 points)*

- The cube root of 27
- The square root of 2 cubed
- The square root of 9
- 2 squared
- The cube root of 60

5.**If a lemonade recipe calls for 1/4 cup of lemon juice per quart of water, how much lemon juice will you need to make a batch that uses three gallons of water?** *(5 points)*

- 1 quart
- 4 cups
- 1.5 pints
- 3.5 cups
- 2.5 cups

6.**Our understanding of modern genetics can be attributed to the work of Gregor Mendel, a 19th century Austrian monk, who conducted experiments on** *(10 points)*

- Peas
- Apple Trees
- Mice
- Fruit Flies
- Earthworms

7.**How many seats in the House of Representatives are up for election this year?** *(5 points)*

- all of them
- 150
- the same number as in the Senate
- one third of them
- 200

8.**What sort of shape will you create if you graph the following set of coordinate pairs: (0,0) (1,-2) (2,-4) (3,-8) (4,-16) (5,-32) ?** *(10 points)*

- a line that slopes up
- a curve that slopes down
- a line that slopes down
- a curve that slopes up
- a circle

9.**Samantha's science fair project investigated laundry detergents. She tried three different detergents on each of stains made by grass, chocolate, dirt, and mustard. What was the dependent variable in her experiment?** *(10 points)*

- None of these
- The type of washing machine
- The brand of mustard
- The amount of dirt
- The results of each detergent on each stain

10.**Which metaphor would change the meaning most if it replaced the metaphor in this quote? "He thinks life is a day at the beach."** *(20 points)*

- a blast from the past
- a bowl of cherries
- a picnic
- a walk in the park
- a cake walk

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