Germination Trivia Quiz! Test Your Knowledge!

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Germination Trivia Quiz! Test Your Knowledge!

Do you think you know enough to answer this germination trivia quiz? Germination is the process through which a seed becomes a plant and it is dependent on certain conditions being met. Do you know how seeds are dispersed and how flowers are made by some plants and other flowers don’t have flowers? Do you also know different parts of seeds? Test your knowledge on the process by taking this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. The average number of days in a public school year in the United States is
    • A. 

      120

    • B. 

      180

    • C. 

      210

    • D. 

      245

    • E. 

      365

  • 2. 
    2. A school that specializes in emphasizing a particular area of the curriculum, such as science and technology or the visual and performing arts, is called a(n) ____ school.
    • A. 

      Charter

    • B. 

      Magnet

    • C. 

      Exemplary

    • D. 

      Full-service

    • E. 

      Fundamental

  • 3. 
    3. A public school that operates as an autonomous educational entity under a contract that is negotiated between its organizers and a sponsor who oversees the provisions of the contract is called a(n) _____school.
    • A. 

      Charter

    • B. 

      Middle

    • C. 

      Magnet

    • D. 

      Ungraded

    • E. 

      International

  • 4. 
    4. Most year-round schools use a program where each teacher teaches
    • A. 

      For 3 weeks and is then off for 45 days

    • B. 

      For 9 weeks and is then off for 3 weeks

    • C. 

      For 3 months and is then off for 3 months

    • D. 

      Three weeks out of each when school is in session

  • 5. 
    5. Subjects that comprise the core curriculum are
    • A. 

      English/language arts, science, social studies/history, and mathematics

    • B. 

      Art, music, physical education, home economics, and shop

    • C. 

      Reading, writing, spelling, and viewing

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    House, academy, pod, learning family, and village are terms used when referring to
    • A. 

      Interdisciplinary teams of teachers

    • B. 

      Separate schools within a large multi-school district

    • C. 

      Academic departments within a comprehensive high school

    • D. 

      Clusters of students and teachers in a school-within-a-school arrangement

  • 7. 
    Which one of the following is not synonymous with the arrangement known as looping?
    • A. 

      Teacher-student progression

    • B. 

      School-within-a-school

    • C. 

      Multiyear instruction

    • D. 

      Multiyear placement

    • E. 

      Multiyear grouping

  • 8. 
    What is referred to as the hidden curriculum of a school is
    • A. 

      One seen by students as having meaning and usefulness in their lives

    • B. 

      The accidental and subtle message systems within schools

    • C. 

      nonexistent in today’s modern schools

    • D. 

      The school’s stated exit goals

  • 9. 
    Site-based management, collaborative decision-making, school choice, personalized learning,               andintegrated learning are examples of
    • A. 

      Activities that characterize the factory model school

    • B. 

      Recent but unsuccessful attempts at restructuring schools

    • C. 

      Attempts to restructure schools to better reflect the needs and reality of today

    • D. 

      Activities in schools that were terminated by the late 1990s when there were found to make nodifference in student achievement on SAT tests

  • 10. 
    Organization of a school to incorporate curricula and instructional practices that are             Specifically designed to meet the needs of the young adolescent is referred to as the
    • A. 

      Middle school concept

    • B. 

      School-within-a-school concept

    • C. 

      Concept of community service learning

    • D. 

      Concept of the International Baccalaureate School

  • 11. 
    . Today’s most common grade configuration for middle schools in the United States is grades
    • A. 

      7-9

    • B. 

      5-8

    • C. 

      6-9

    • D. 

      6-8

  • 12. 
    The written statement of a school’ beliefs and goals is referred to as
    • A. 

      This We Believe

    • B. 

      Its mission statement

    • C. 

      Its success-for-all plan

    • D. 

      Its multiyear educational plan

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following is not a secondary school?
    • A. 

      Comprehensive high school

    • B. 

      Intermediate school

    • C. 

      Ninth grade center

    • D. 

      Junior high school

    • E. 

      Middle school

  • 14. 
    Teaching today is best defined as
    • A. 

      Demonstrating to students what you know about a particular subject

    • B. 

      Telling students everything you know about a particular subject

    • C. 

      Assessing students for their comprehension

    • D. 

      Facilitating the learning of all students

  • 15. 
    Which one of the following is the planning phase of instruction?
    • A. 

      Preactive

    • B. 

      Reflective

    • C. 

      Projective

    • D. 

      Interactive

  • 16. 
    Locus of control refers to (page 20)
    • A. 

      Mastery learning

    • B. 

      A model for teaching

    • C. 

      Acceptance of responsibility when appropriate

    • D. 

      The chemical eradication of short-horned grasshoppers

    • E. 

      Marriage of pedagogical theory with the realities of instructional practice

  • 17. 
    Which of the following is least likely to be a characteristic of the exemplary middle school?
    • A. 

      Block scheduling

    • B. 

      Full-period lecturing

    • C. 

      Inclusion of grades 6-8

    • D. 

      Intramural athletic program stressing participation of all students

  • 18. 
    The first step of the authors’ five-step model for teaching is
    • A. 

      Diagnostic assessment

    • B. 

      Guiding student learning

    • C. 

      Planning the units and lessons

    • D. 

      Ongoing assessment of student learning

  • 19. 
    Which of the following is experiencing today a decreased emphasis in middle and secondary             Schools when compared to practice of the last half of the 20th century?
    • A. 

      Ability grouping and curriculum tracking

    • B. 

      Using the World Wide Web as a communication tool and learning resource

    • C. 

      Integrating the curriculum and introducing reading, writing, and thinking across the curriculum

    • D. 

      Holding high expectations for all students while providing curriculum options with multiple pathwaysfor academic success

  • 20. 
    Which of the following is a major problem for the nation’s schools?
    • A. 

      Many are too large, housing too many students

    • B. 

      Controversy over the concept of a national curriculum with national assessments

    • C. 

      A demand for test scores and statistics that can be used to compare and judge schools

    • D. 

      The education of students who may be too overwhelmed by personal problems to focus on learning and to succeed in school

    • E. 

      All of these are problems that plague the nation’s schools