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This book is part of the Sunshine State Young Readers.

• 1.

### At what age must each child retire from NERDS active spy duty?

• A.

15

• B.

18

• C.

21

• D.

10

B. 18
Explanation
The correct answer is 18 because it is the age at which each child must retire from NERDS active spy duty.

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• 2.

### Felix Jigsaw was a scientist who specialized in what?

• A.

Volcanic eruptions

• B.

Tectonic plate theory

• C.

Spy technology

• D.

Missions to outer space

B. Tectonic plate theory
Explanation
Felix Jigsaw specialized in tectonic plate theory. This means that he focused on studying the movement and interaction of the Earth's tectonic plates, which are large pieces of the Earth's crust that float on the semi-fluid mantle beneath them. By studying tectonic plate theory, Felix Jigsaw would have been interested in understanding how and why earthquakes, volcanic activity, and the formation of mountain ranges occur.

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• 3.

### Jackson was no longer a popular student after which event?

• A.

He got braces

• B.

He failed math

• C.

his brother got a mo-hawk

• D.

A. He got braces
Explanation
After getting braces, Jackson was no longer a popular student. This could be because braces can sometimes be seen as unattractive or cause discomfort, leading to a change in his appearance and potentially affecting his social interactions.

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• 4.

### Jackson's braces are made from tiny robots called?

• A.

Nanobytes

• B.

Gigabytes

• C.

Telecomputer

• D.

Modem

A. Nanobytes
Explanation
Nanobytes are a hypothetical concept where tiny robots are used to perform tasks at a microscopic level. In the context of the question, Jackson's braces being made from nanobytes implies that these tiny robots are responsible for the construction and functioning of the braces. The other options, gigabytes, telecomputer, and modem, are not related to the concept of tiny robots and are therefore incorrect.

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• 5.

### Mr. Brand, the custodian, is really a

• A.

Musician

• B.

Astronomer

• C.

Teacher

• D.

Spy

D. Spy
Explanation
The given question implies that Mr. Brand, who is introduced as a custodian, is actually something else. Among the options provided, the most fitting role for someone who is not what they seem is a spy. Spies often adopt ordinary professions as cover for their covert operations. Therefore, it can be inferred that Mr. Brand is a spy.

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• 6.

### The NERDS mission room is also called the

• A.

Gymnasium

• B.

Soccer field

• C.

Playground

• D.

Multipurpose room

C. Playground
Explanation
The correct answer is "playground". The NERDS mission room is referred to as a playground because it is a versatile and dynamic space where the NERDS team engages in various activities and games. The term "playground" suggests a sense of fun, creativity, and exploration, which aligns with the mission room's purpose of fostering innovation and problem-solving skills. It implies that the NERDS team approaches their work with a playful and adventurous mindset, encouraging collaboration and out-of-the-box thinking.

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• 7.

### The NERDS travel using which type of transportation?

• A.

Train

• B.

Robot

• C.

Boat

• D.

Rocket

D. Rocket
Explanation
The NERDS travel using rockets as their mode of transportation. Rockets are known for their ability to travel at high speeds and reach great distances, making them suitable for long-distance travel. This mode of transportation aligns with the futuristic and adventurous nature of the NERDS, allowing them to explore new worlds and go on exciting missions.

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• 8.

### Where did Jackson go on his first mission?

• A.

Japan

• B.

Cairo

• C.

Detroit

• D.

Italy

B. Cairo
Explanation
Jackson went on his first mission to Cairo.

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• 9.

### Where do the NERDS members live?

• A.

Arlington, Virginia

• B.

Tampa, Florida

• C.

New York, New York

• D.

Sacramento, California

A. Arlington, Virginia
Explanation
The NERDS members live in Arlington, Virginia.

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• 10.

### Who is the Author of NERDS?

• A.

Roald Dahl

• B.

E.B.White

• C.

Michael Buckley

• D.

Lenore Look

C. Michael Buckley
Explanation
Michael Buckley is the author of NERDS.

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