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  • 1. 
    Which of these subjects is not one of the traditional three "R"s of learning?
    • A. 

      Recycling

    • B. 

      Arithmetic

    • C. 

      Writing

    • D. 

      Reading

  • 2. 
    Which of these office essentials has been mostly replaced by the computer?
    • A. 

      Typewriter

    • B. 

      Postage Meter

    • C. 

      Telephone

    • D. 

      Shredder

  • 3. 
    What is the head administrator of an elementary, middle, or high school generally called?
    • A. 

      CEO

    • B. 

      Janitor

    • C. 

      Principal

    • D. 

      General

  • 4. 
    Which means to cut two pieces of wood at a 45 degree angle so that they align perfectly at a right angle?
    • A. 

      Woodworking

    • B. 

      Cut

    • C. 

      Saw

    • D. 

      Miter

  • 5. 
    What do we call a baby duck?
    • A. 

      Fawn

    • B. 

      Gosling

    • C. 

      Quacker

    • D. 

      Duckling

  • 6. 
    What direction is sunrise?
    • A. 

      South

    • B. 

      East

    • C. 

      North

    • D. 

      West

  • 7. 
    What does the Latin word "veto" mean?
    • A. 

      Not At This Time

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      I Forbid

    • D. 

      Unacceptable

  • 8. 
    Which humanist popularized the term "utopia"?
    • A. 

      Petrarch

    • B. 

      Durer

    • C. 

      Erasmus

    • D. 

      Thomas More

  • 9. 
    Who was the English author who wrote "Leviathan"?
    • A. 

      Francis Bacon

    • B. 

      John Donne

    • C. 

      John Locke

    • D. 

      Thomas Hobbes

  • 10. 
    Who wrote the song "Oh! Susanna"?
    • A. 

      Stephen Foster

    • B. 

      Walt Whitman

    • C. 

      Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

    • D. 

      Edgar Allan Poe

  • 11. 
    What was the other profession of Greek playwright Sophocles?
    • A. 

      Spy

    • B. 

      General

    • C. 

      Slave

    • D. 

      Priest

  • 12. 
    Which of these fruits has a pit?
    • A. 

      Orange

    • B. 

      Muscadine

    • C. 

      Grapefruit

    • D. 

      Lemon

  • 13. 
    What is the person who writes or compiles dictionaries called?
    • A. 

      Stenographer

    • B. 

      Lexicographer

    • C. 

      Cartographer

    • D. 

      Polygrapher

  • 14. 
    What is the decision of a jury called?
    • A. 

      Verdict

    • B. 

      Evocation

    • C. 

      Directive

    • D. 

      Injunction

  • 15. 
    Which of the following words is a synonym for affront?
    • A. 

      Precede

    • B. 

      Insult

    • C. 

      View

    • D. 

      Surprise

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