MS 7 Spring 14 Mid Term

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MS 7 Spring 14 Mid Term

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Find the noun in this sentence: I think I see the mailman outside.
  • 2. 
    Find the action verb in this sentence: My little brother rides a tricycle.
  • 3. 
    Is this a complete sentence? They returned at eight o’clock sharp.          
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 4. 
    ·         Is this a complete sentence? Hikers all along the trail.
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 5. 
    ·         Type out this sentence with the correct punctuation: Your stereo Mom shouted is much too loud
  • 6. 
    ·         Type out this sentence with the correct punctuation: On February 14 1912 3020 cherry trees were shipped from Yokohama Japan to Seattle Washington
  • 7. 
    Choose the helping verb that agrees with the subject and properly completes the verb phrase. Those garage doors ____ squeaking loudly.
    • A. 

      Is

    • B. 

      Are

    • C. 

      Be

    • D. 

      Was

  • 8. 
       A dolphin was swimming at 20 feet below sea level. Then it dove to 45 feet below its original position. Which integer represents the depth of the dolphin’s dive?
    • A. 

      - 45 ft

    • B. 

      -20 ft

    • C. 

      20 ft

    • D. 

      45ft

  • 9. 
     Grace measures a bean plant at the end of every week. At the end of week 1, the plant is 4 inches tall. It grows 1/2 inch each week for 5 more weeks. How tall is Grace’s bean plant at the end of week 5?
    • A. 

      5 inches

    • B. 

      5 1/2 inches

    • C. 

      6 inches

    • D. 

      6 1/2 inches

  • 10. 
       A diagram of Ryan’s yard is shown.  Which expression can Ryan use to find the total area of his yard?
    • A. 

      (10 + 4) X (12 + 5)

    • B. 

      (10 + 4) X (12 – 5)

    • C. 

      (12 X 10) – (5 X 4)

    • D. 

      (12 X 10) + (5 X 4)

  • 11. 
    What is the next term in the following pattern:  10.5, 9.25, 8.00, 6.75, …
    • A. 

      5.00

    • B. 

      5.25

    • C. 

      5.50

    • D. 

      5.75

  • 12. 
    For a school fundraiser, Paco needs to sell 58 rolls of wrapping paper. So far, he has sold 2 rolls to his grandmother, 4 rolls to his uncle, and 9 rolls to a neighbor. How many more rolls of wrapping paper does Paco need to sell?
  • 13. 
    In 1587, before the first colony in Virginia was formed, a group of people were left in America to start a colony. Three years later a supply ship came and found they had all disappeared. They are known to us as the Lost Colony. What was the colony's real name?
    • A. 

      Providence

    • B. 

      Roanoke

    • C. 

      Hartford

    • D. 

      Smithtown

  • 14. 
    Why did people want to leave Europe for a strange new land? Pick the two answers that are most accurate.
    • A. 

      For religious freedom

    • B. 

      To join family living abroad

    • C. 

      To own their own land

    • D. 

      For adventure

  • 15. 
    Some people could not pay their own way and came as what kind of servant?
    • A. 

      Dentures

    • B. 

      Indentured

    • C. 

      Dependent

    • D. 

      Independent

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Octagon

    • B. 

      Pentagon

    • C. 

      Circle

    • D. 

      Heart

  • 17. 
    If you were this type of servant, you would have to work up to _ _ to repay your debt.
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      5 years

    • C. 

      7 years

    • D. 

      10 years

  • 18. 
    In the Southern colonies, some of the richer people owned plantations. Pick two of the three "cash crops" that were grown on plantations.
    • A. 

      Tobacco

    • B. 

      Wheat

    • C. 

      Corn

    • D. 

      Indigo

  • 19. 
    In December, 1773, what act did the Sons of Liberty do in a harbor in Boston, to show their disgust over taxes?
    • A. 

      They dumped tea overboard.

    • B. 

      They dumped coffee overboard.

    • C. 

      They dumped tobacco overboard

    • D. 

      They dumped sailors overboard.

  • 20. 
    The first English colony in America was formed in 1607.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What is a colony?
    • A. 

      Land that is handed down in a person’s family.

    • B. 

      A village or town.

    • C. 

      Land that is ruled by another country.

    • D. 

      A fort built for war.

  • 22. 
    What is the definition of colonist?
    • A. 

      A person who lives in a colony.

    • B. 

      A person who helps to create a colony.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above.

  • 23. 
    Who was the Declaration of Independence addressed to?
    • A. 

      The King of England

    • B. 

      George Washington

    • C. 

      The King of France

    • D. 

      Native Americans

  • 24. 
    The "shot heard 'round the world" was fired where?
    • A. 

      In England

    • B. 

      In the Battle of Concord and Lexington

    • C. 

      In Jamestown

    • D. 

      In New Orleans

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is the correct definition of “weathering”? 
    • A. 

      The breakdown of rocks.

    • B. 

      The removal of rocks.

    • C. 

      Neither

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