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Knowledge-A-Thon February 12, 2009. Fourth Grade Questions and Answers. 1) Name the largest fresh water lake in the world?. Lake Superior. 2) What is Wisconsin’s nickname?. Badger State. 3) Who did Wisconsin get the nickname Badger State from?. Lead Miners.

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knowledge a thon february 12 2009

Knowledge-A-ThonFebruary 12,2009

Fourth Grade

Questions and Answers

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11) Wisconsin has a very special reference book that is only about our state. What color is in the title?
  • WI Blue Book
name the great lakes
Name the Great Lakes.
  • Huron, Ontario, Erie, Michigan & Superior
16 name the 4 states that border wisconsin
16) Name the 4 states that border Wisconsin.
  • Michigan, Iowa, Illinois & Minnesota
what is an adjective
What is an adjective?
  • Word that describes a noun
36 name the four instrument families
36) Name the four instrument families.
  • Brass, woodwind, string and percussion
37 what is a conductor in music
37) What is a conductor in music?
  • Leader of a choir, orchestra or band
38 the nonfiction books are arranged in number order who invented that number system
38) The nonfiction books are arranged in number order. Who invented that number system?
  • Melvil Dewey
39 where in the library are the dictionaries encyclopedias atlases and almanacs
39) Where in the library are the dictionaries, encyclopedias, atlases and almanacs??
  • Reference section
41 name the special medal that is given once a year to the best written children s book
41) Name the special medal that is given once a year to the best written children’s book?
  • John Newberry Medal
slide43
42) Name the artist famous for painting many pictures of sunflowers and the painting “The Starry Night”?
  • Vincent Van Gogh
43 what is a sculpture
43) What is a sculpture?
  • A three dimensional work of art (such as a statue)
51 what does the rate at which your heart beat returns to normal after exercise demonstrate
51) What does the rate at which your heart beat returns to normal after exercise demonstrate?
  • Your level of physical fitness
54 what are exercises that increase your heart rate for longer than 10 minutes called
54) What are exercises that increase your heart rate for longer than 10 minutes called?
  • Aerobic
58 what is the minimum number of days per week that doctors recommend exercise
58) What is the minimum number of days per week that doctors recommend exercise?
  • 3 or more
68 what should you always do when you accidentally hurt someone during an activity
68) What should you always do when you accidentally hurt someone during an activity?
  • Apologize and make sure they are okay
71 the top of the food pyramid consists of sometimes foods what are they
71) The top of the Food Pyramid consists of “sometimes foods”; what are they?
  • Sugars, oils and bad fats
slide75
74) What chart shows us the type of foods we should be eating and the numbers of servings we should have each day?
  • Food pyramid
88 name the three steps in how to stop a bully
88) Name the three steps in “How to Stop a Bully.”
  • Say “stop!”
  • Think
  • Tell an adult who can help
89 name three protective behaviors
89) Name three protective behaviors.
  • Say “NO” in a big voice
  • Get away to a safe place
  • Tell an adult who can help
92 how do the tiny hair on your body help the immune system
92) How do the tiny hair on your body help the immune system?
  • They protect against the invasion of germs
93 how long does it take the brain to recognize that you have eaten enough to feel full
93) How long does it take the brain to recognize that you have eaten enough to feel full?
  • 20 minutes
94 what are the three steps to controlling anger
94) What are the three steps to controlling anger?
  • Say “stop” to yourself
  • Take 3 deep breaths
  • Count slowly to 10
96 1 foot is equal to how many inches 1 yard is equal to how many inches
96) 1 foot is equal to how many inches & 1 yard is equal to how many inches?
  • 1 foot=12 inches
  • 1 yard=36 inches
97 what do we call the process by which liquid water changes into water vapor
97) What do we call the process by which liquid water changes into water vapor?
  • Evaporation
99 name 3 techniques to observe things that are hard to see
99) Name 3 techniques to observe things that are hard to see.
  • Rubbings
  • Carbon printing
  • Chromatography
100 name 3 types of leaves
100) Name 3 types of leaves.
  • Parallel
  • Pinnate
  • Palmate
bonus what is an artistic way of relieving stress
BONUS: What is an artistic way of relieving stress
  • Painting, coloring, working with clay, singing, dancing, acting
bonus name 3 of the 6 writing traits
BONUS: Name 3 of the 6 Writing Traits.
  • Ideas, Organization, Voice, Word Choice, Sentence Fluency, Conventions
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