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  1. Knowledge-A-Thon Third Grade Questions and Answers

  2. 1) What is the title of the official who governs our country? • President

  3. 2) How many states are there in the United States of America? • 50

  4. 3) Tell what the fifty stars on the flag of the United States of America stand for? • Each star represents one of the states in the union

  5. 4) What bird is the symbol of the United States? • Bald Eagle

  6. 5) What is the title of the official who governs our state? • Governor

  7. 6) Who is the governor of Wisconsin? • Jim Doyle

  8. 7) What is the title of the official who heads our Appleton city government? • Mayor

  9. 8) Who is the mayor of Appleton? • Tim Hanna

  10. 9) Name three types of communities. • Rural, suburban, and urban

  11. 10) On which continent do we live? • North America

  12. Name the four biggest oceans • Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, and Arctic

  13. 12) What river flows through our community? • The Fox River

  14. 13) Name Wisconsin’s largest inland lake. • Lake Winnebago

  15. Name the great lakes. • Huron, Ontario, Michigan, Erie and Superior.

  16. 15) What imaginary line on the globe is half way between the North Pole and the South Pole • The equator

  17. 16) Is North America in the eastern or western hemisphere? • The western hemisphere

  18. 17) What is a hemisphere? • Half of a sphere or half the globe of the earth

  19. 18) What word do we use to tell about animals blending in with their surroundings? • Camouflage

  20. 19) What are four of the six simple machines? • Lever, inclined plane, screw, wedge, wheel & axle, pulley

  21. 20) What is the measuring unit called that everyone agrees to use? • Standard measurement

  22. 21) What is an approximation or educated guess called? • An estimation

  23. 22) What is the standard unit when measuring mass? • Grams

  24. 23) What is the standard unit when measuring distance? • Meters

  25. 24) What is the standard unit when measuring temperature? • Degrees Celsius

  26. 25) Name three different observations you could make about a rock? • Color, diameter, circumference, depth, hardness, mass

  27. Rocks are made up of different materials called what • Minerals

  28. 27) What is a geologist? • A person who studies the earth

  29. 28) What is the difference between rocks and minerals? • Rocks are made up of different ingredients but minerals are only made up of one ingredient

  30. 29) What is most important in the process of germination? • Water

  31. 30) What do you call the system in which plants grow in a water and nutrient solution? • Hydroponics

  32. 31) In what part of the plant are seeds found? • Fruit

  33. 32) What is the term for the start of a seed’s growth? • Germination

  34. 33) Something an animal does is called a ______ • Behavior

  35. 34) How many seconds are in a minute? • 60

  36. 35) How many minutes are in an hour? • 60

  37. 36) How many hours are in one day ? • 24

  38. 37) How many days are in a year? • 365/366

  39. 38) What is the answer in an addition problem called? • Sum

  40. 39) What is the answer in a multiplication problem called? • Product

  41. 40) What is the answer in a subtraction problem called? • Difference

  42. 41) What is the answer in a division problem called? • Quotient

  43. 42) How many years are in a century? • 100

  44. 43) How many years are in a decade? • 10

  45. 44) How many feet are in one yard? • 3

  46. 45) How many inches are in one foot? • 12

  47. 46) How many quarts are in one gallon? • 4

  48. 47) What do we call words that are opposites, such as hot and cold? • Antonyms

  49. 48) What is a word that names a person, place, or thing? • Noun

  50. 49) What is a verb? • An action word