Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Midterm Exam


Ok boys and girls, it is time for your midterm exam. Get your pencils sharpened and answer the following questions:


1) How long did the Hundred Years' War Last?
a. 100 years
b. 200 years
c. 116 years
d. 101 years

2) Which country makes Panama hats?
a. Costa Rica
b. Panama
c. China
d. Ecuador

3) From which animals do we get cat gut?
a. Cats and rats
b. Sheep and horses
c. Gutter snipes
d. Catamarans

4) In which month do Russians celebrate the October Revolution?
a. Januariski
b. Februarski
c. Octoberski
d. Novemberski

5) What is a camel's hair brush made of?
a. Horse tail
b. Armpit hair
c. Camel’s mane
d. Squirrel fur

6) The Canary Islands in the Pacific are named after what animal?
a. Canary
b. Dog
c. Yellowtail Tuna
d. Cannery Row

6) What was King George VI's first name?
a. King
b. George
c. Henry
d. Albert

8) What color is a purple finch?
a. Puce
b. Crimson
c. Magenta
d. Purple

9) Where are Chinese gooseberries from?
a. China
b. Australia
c. New Zealand
d. Viet Nam

10) What is the color of the black box in a commercial airplane?
a. Orange
b. Red
c. Black
d. Charcoal

Answers: C,D,B,D,D,B,D,B,C,A


1. The baby boom is best exemplified by:
a. California Octuplet Mom
b. Lady who lived in a shoe
c. Bill Clinton
d. Governor of Alaska

2. Most famous African-American/French restaurant in New Orelans:
a. Louis and DaJaun’s
b. Ce est Collard Green
c. Chez What?

3. The porn industry has lobbied hardest for:
a. Less censorship
b. Skimpier outfits
c. A stimulus bill

4. The most fawned after person this week was:
a. Brad Pitt
b. Kate Winslett
c. Hugh Jackman
d. Barack Obama

5. During his trip to Canada, President Obama’s primary topic was:
a. The budget
b. Foreign relations
d. Canadian Geese

That’s your midterm quiz for today boys and girls. Remember the freshman mantra: “The more you study the more you learn. The more you learn the more you know. The more you know the more you forget. The more you forget the stupider you are. Conclusion: Studying makes you stupid.”

A little blogging Maestro… “What’s Goin On?,” by Marvin Gaye.

Dr. Forgot

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