# Are You Smarter Than An Elementary Student?

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• 1.

### How many sides does a trapezoid have?

• A.

4

• B.

9

• C.

6

A. 4
Explanation
A trapezoid is a quadrilateral that has four sides. The definition of a trapezoid is a shape with one pair of parallel sides. The other two sides may or may not be parallel, but regardless, a trapezoid always has four sides.

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• 2.

### What is the symbol for iron?

• A.

Ag

• B.

Fe

• C.

Ne

B. Fe
Explanation
The symbol for iron is Fe.

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• 3.

### Which 60's group gave us "Lighter Shade of Pale?"

• A.

Beach Boys

• B.

Jefferson Airplane

• C.

Procol Harem

C. Procol Harem
Explanation
Procol Harem is the correct answer because they are the group that gave us the song "A Whiter Shade of Pale." The Beach Boys and Jefferson Airplane were popular 60's groups, but they did not release this particular song.

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• 4.

### Which country gave the USA the 'Statute of Liberty?

• A.

France

• B.

England

• C.

Switzerland

A. France
Explanation
The Statue of Liberty was a gift from France to the United States. It was designed by French sculptor Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi and its construction was completed in France in 1884. The statue was then disassembled and shipped to the United States, where it was reassembled on Liberty Island in New York Harbor. The Statue of Liberty has since become a symbol of freedom and democracy, representing the close relationship between the two countries.

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### In which country would you find 8 of the 10 world's tallest mountains?

• A.

Nepal

• B.

China

• C.

India

A. Nepal
Explanation
Nepal is the correct answer because it is home to 8 out of the 10 tallest mountains in the world, including Mount Everest, the highest peak. The Himalayas, which run through Nepal, contain these towering mountains, making it the country with the highest concentration of tall peaks. China and India also have sections of the Himalayas within their borders, but Nepal has the majority of the tallest mountains.

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