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Hometown Discoveries October 2009

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16
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10 Pretest
8 Post-test
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# of Correct Answers
Equus
Balene Canis
Nebula
Athena
Continent
Prehensile
Exoskeleton Amphibian
Osteoderm Sci-Names

Test Questions

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We take a pretest and post-test for each Hometown Discoveries to prove that we are not
only having fun but also learning a lot. Here are the questions from this month’s
competition.
1) What does nebula mean?
2) What type of bird did Athena have?
3) What does the word prehensile mean?
4) What part of the world would you find prehensile tails?
5) What does the word Osteoderm mean?
6) In the word Exoskeleton what does the prefix exo- mean?
7) What animal is connected to this word: Balene?
8) What animal is connected to this word: Equus?
9) What is an amphibian?
10) What animal is connected to this word: Canis?
11) Why do animals have scientific names?

October 2009 Winners!


Michael and Natnael

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