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Indiana Academic Super Bowl

English Round
2014 Invitational - Junior Division A Program of the Indiana Association of School Principals

2014 Competition Order


1. English 2. Science 3. Social Studies 4. Math 5. Interdisciplinary

Proctor List
Cedar Hall Lodge Glenwood Helfrich Park McGary North Jr. High Perry Heights Plaza Park Thompkins Washington Washington Plaza Park Perry Heights North Jr. High Thompkins Helfrich Park Glenwood McGary Lodge Cedar Hall

Students: Throughout this competition, foreign names and words may be used. If there are any discrepancies between how a word/phrase should be pronounced and what you see on the screen, the screen supersedes what is spoken.

JD-I-E-1

In Harts short story, rumors began to circulate that the men of Roaring Camp _________. a. planted vines and flowers around houses b. washed themselves twice a day c. paved the streets with stone d. worship an infant

JD-I-E-1

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In Harts short story, rumors began to circulate that the men of Roaring Camp _________. a. planted vines and flowers around houses b. washed themselves twice a day c. paved the streets with stone d. worship an infant
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-1

In Harts short story, rumors began to circulate that the men of Roaring Camp _________.

c. paved the streets with stone

JD-I-E-2

There Was A Child Went Forth is an example of a poetic form called _______. a. b. c. d. concrete poetry folk ballad free verse rhymed quatrains

JD-I-E-2

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There Was A Child Went Forth is an example of a poetic form called _______. a. b. c. d. concrete poetry folk ballad free verse rhymed quatrains
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-2

There Was A Child Went Forth is an example of a poetic form called _______.

c. free verse

JD-I-E-3

Bret Harte writes that ...the bumblebees buzzed, and the rooks cawed a slumberous accompaniment. His choice of words here reflects a use of __________. a. cacophony b. onomatopoeia c. assonance d. consonance

JD-I-E-3

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Bret Harte writes that ...the bumblebees buzzed, and the rooks cawed a slumberous accompaniment. His choice of words here reflects a use of __________. a. cacophony b. onomatopoeia c. assonance d. consonance 5 seconds

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JD-I-E-3

Bret Harte writes that ...the bumblebees buzzed, and the rooks cawed a slumberous accompaniment. His choice of words here reflects a use of __________. b. onomatopoeia

JD-I-E-4
Dickinson writes, Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me; and employs here ____________. a. b. c. d. a symbol similes personification a metaphor

JD-I-E-4
Dickinson writes, Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me; and employs here ____________. a. b. c. d. a symbol similes personification a metaphor

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5 seconds

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JD-I-E-4
Dickinson writes, Because I could not stop for Death, He kindly stopped for me; and employs here ____________.

c. personification

JD-I-E-5

In the reading from Self-Reliance, Emerson advises the reader to listen to ________. a. b. c. d. the voices of sages ones inner voice the voice of nature ones forefathers

JD-I-E-5

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In the reading from Self-Reliance, Emerson advises the reader to listen to ________. a. b. c. d. the voices of sages ones inner voice the voice of nature ones forefathers
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-5

In the reading from Self-Reliance, Emerson advises the reader to listen to ________.

b. ones inner voice

JD-I-E-6

In exchange for a chance to help whitewash the fence, Tom traded for all EXCEPT ______. a. b. c. d. an apple a knife marbles a shirt

JD-I-E-6

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In exchange for a chance to help whitewash the fence, Tom traded for all EXCEPT ______. a. b. c. d. an apple a knife marbles a shirt

5 seconds

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JD-I-E-6

In exchange for a chance to help whitewash the fence, Tom traded for all EXCEPT ______.

d. a shirt

Substitutions may be made during this time period.


This is not a time out. Coaches may not approach the competition area and should not expect to use this time for last minute coaching. Proctors please sign in the substitutes by initialing the appropriate space on the registration sheet. Substitutes are to sign the answer sheet in the space provided. Captains must remain at the table.

JD-I-E-7

In theme, tone, and mood, The Chambered Nautilus most resembles the writing of _____. a. b. c. d. Edgar Allen Poe Emily Dickinson Mark Twain Henry David Thoreau

JD-I-E-7

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In theme, tone, and mood, The Chambered Nautilus most resembles the writing of _____. a. b. c. d. Edgar Allen Poe Emily Dickinson Mark Twain Henry David Thoreau

5 seconds

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JD-I-E-7

In theme, tone, and mood, The Chambered Nautilus most resembles the writing of _____.

d. Henry David Thoreau

JD-I-E-8
Bret Harte writes, Physically they exhibited no indication of their past lives and character. The greatest scamp had a Raphael face, with a profusion of blond hair... Here he uses an allusion to a __________. a. painter b. composer c. minister d. beautician

JD-I-E-8

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Bret Harte writes, Physically they exhibited no indication of their past lives and character. The greatest scamp had a Raphael face, with a profusion of blond hair... Here he uses an allusion to a __________. a. painter b. composer c. minister d. beautician 5 seconds

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JD-I-E-8
Bret Harte writes, Physically they exhibited no indication of their past lives and character. The greatest scamp had a Raphael face, with a profusion of blond hair... Here he uses an allusion to a __________. a. painter

JD-I-E-9

Because of his approach to the subject matter, Poes The Raven is an example of an __________. a. b. c. d. elegy eulogy epitaph epigram

JD-I-E-9

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Because of his approach to the subject matter, Poes The Raven is an example of an __________. a. b. c. d. elegy eulogy epitaph epigram

5 seconds

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JD-I-E-9

Because of his approach to the subject matter, Poes The Raven is an example of an __________. a. elegy

JD-I-E-10

Of the following statements, all support the philosophies of Thoreau EXCEPT _____. a. b. c. d. Our life is frittered away with detail Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity I am monarch of all I survey Man is bound to live for the betterment of others

JD-I-E-10

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Of the following statements, all support the philosophies of Thoreau EXCEPT _____. a. b. c. d. Our life is frittered away with detail Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity I am monarch of all I survey Man is bound to live for the betterment of others 5 seconds

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JD-I-E-10

Of the following statements, all support the philosophies of Thoreau EXCEPT _____.

d. Man is bound to live for the betterment of others

JD-I-E-11

The narration in An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge is ___________. a. b. c. d. first person objective omniscient limited omniscient

JD-I-E-11

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The narration in An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge is ___________. a. b. c. d. first person objective omniscient limited omniscient
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-11

The narration in An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge is ___________.

d. limited omniscient

JD-I-E-12

The final stanza of I Felt a Funeral in my Brain ends with feelings of __________. a. b. c. d. unease and disquiet playfulness and hope relief and joy confusion and despair

JD-I-E-12

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The final stanza of I Felt a Funeral in my Brain ends with feelings of __________. a. b. c. d. unease and disquiet playfulness and hope relief and joy confusion and despair
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-12

The final stanza of I Felt a Funeral in my Brain ends with feelings of __________. a. unease and disquiet

JD-I-E-13

In his initial introduction of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain depicts Tom as __________. a. b. c. d. cocky and unlikeable spoiled and egocentric confident and assured mean and hateful

JD-I-E-13

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In his initial introduction of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain depicts Tom as __________. a. b. c. d. cocky and unlikeable spoiled and egocentric confident and assured mean and hateful
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-13

In his initial introduction of Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain depicts Tom as __________.

c. confident and assured

JD-I-E-14

When Dickinson writes that, Since then tis centuries, and yet each seems shorter than a day... she writes using _________.

a. b. c. d.

an analogy a clich an allusion a paradox

JD-I-E-14

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When Dickinson writes that, Since then tis centuries, and yet each seems shorter than a day... she writes using _________.

a. b. c. d.

an analogy a clich an allusion a paradox


5 seconds

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JD-I-E-14

When Dickinson writes that, Since then tis centuries, and yet each seems shorter than a day... she writes using _________.

d. a paradox

JD-I-E-15

There Was a Child Went Forth ends on a note of __________. a. b. c. d. frivolity and restlessness rancor and disgust excitement and anticipation fear and trepidation

JD-I-E-15

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There Was a Child Went Forth ends on a note of __________. a. b. c. d. frivolity and restlessness rancor and disgust excitement and anticipation fear and trepidation
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-15

There Was a Child Went Forth ends on a note of __________.

c. excitement and anticipation

JD-I-E-16

In The Birthmark, Aylmers fanciful dream builds the narrative around its __________. a. ironic premonition b. plot manipulation c. sarcastic foreshadowing d. whimsical dnouement

JD-I-E-16

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In The Birthmark, Aylmers fanciful dream builds the narrative around its __________. a. ironic premonition b. plot manipulation c. sarcastic foreshadowing d. whimsical dnouement
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-16

In The Birthmark, Aylmers fanciful dream builds the narrative around its __________. a. ironic premonition

JD-I-E-17

The spirit of Whitmans I Hear America Singing best falls into the genre of _____. a. b. c. d. Romanticism Realism Absurdism Classicism

JD-I-E-17

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The spirit of Whitmans I Hear America Singing best falls into the genre of _____. a. b. c. d. Romanticism Realism Absurdism Classicism
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-17

The spirit of Whitmans I Hear America Singing best falls into the genre of _____. a. Romanticism

JD-I-E-18

As punishment for his confession to the school master, Tom was made to _______. a. b. c. d. sit in the front row next to the teacher collect firewood for the classroom sit on the girls side of the building stay in from recess and help the master

JD-I-E-18

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As punishment for his confession to the school master, Tom was made to _______. a. b. c. d. sit in the front row next to the teacher collect firewood for the classroom sit on the girls side of the building stay in from recess and help the master

5 seconds

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JD-I-E-18

As punishment for his confession to the school master, Tom was made to _______.

c.

sit on the girls side of the building

JD-I-E-19

Most like Emerson in narrative and theme is _________. a. b. c. d. Edgar Allen Poe Walt Whitman Emily Dickinson Oliver Wendell Holmes

JD-I-E-19

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Most like Emerson in narrative and theme is _________. a. b. c. d. Edgar Allen Poe Walt Whitman Emily Dickinson Oliver Wendell Holmes
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-19

Most like Emerson in narrative and theme is _________.

b.

Walt Whitman

JD-I-E-20

Stephen Crane writes, And Andrew was but thirteen years old. It is a tender age at which to be buried at the stake. Here he uses _________. a. sarcasm b. irony c. litotes d. paradox

JD-I-E-20

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Stephen Crane writes, And Andrew was but thirteen years old. It is a tender age at which to be buried at the stake. Here he uses _________. a. sarcasm b. irony c. litotes d. paradox
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-20

Stephen Crane writes, And Andrew was but thirteen years old. It is a tender age at which to be buried at the stake. Here he uses _________.

c.

litotes

JD-I-E-21

Twain describes Toms imaginary Spirit of the Storm with its, ...grisly flag flying at the fore! These words illustrate ________.

a. b. c. d.

alliteration oxymoron connotation assonance

JD-I-E-21

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Twain describes Toms imaginary Spirit of the Storm with its, ...grisly flag flying at the fore! These words illustrate ________.

a. b. c. d.

alliteration oxymoron connotation assonance


5 seconds

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JD-I-E-21

Twain describes Toms imaginary Spirit of the Storm with its, ...grisly flag flying at the fore! These words illustrate ________.

a.

alliteration

JD-I-E-22
Studying the chambered nautilus, the speaker of the poem admonishes the reader to ________. a. b. c. d. take time to enjoy the simple things in nature strive to be a better person with each new day refuse to give in to the popular demands use the intellect to ponder and use great philosophies

JD-I-E-22

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Studying the chambered nautilus, the speaker of the poem admonishes the reader to ________. a. b. c. d. take time to enjoy the simple things in nature strive to be a better person with each new day refuse to give in to the popular demands use the intellect to ponder and use great philosophies

5 seconds

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JD-I-E-22
Studying the chambered nautilus, the speaker of the poem admonishes the reader to ________.

b.

strive to be a better person with each new day

JD-I-E-23
In An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, that Farquhar was in a delirious state is his awareness that all sensations exist EXCEPT that _____. a. the forest seemed interminable without a break b. olden stars were grouped in strange constellations c. hunting hounds brayed from various directions d. he heard strange whispers in unknown tongues

JD-I-E-23

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In An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, that Farquhar was in a delirious state is his awareness that all sensations exist EXCEPT that _____. a. the forest seemed interminable without a break b. olden stars were grouped in strange constellations c. hunting hounds brayed from various directions d. he heard strange whispers in unknown tongues
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-23

In An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge, that Farquhar was in a delirious state is his awareness that all sensations exist EXCEPT that _____.

c. hunting hounds brayed from various directions

JD-I-E-24
Generally, the Lewis and Clark journals are preoccupied with and describe in some detail ________.

a. b. c.
d.

the crews various illnesses and diseases an analysis of the native peoples villages the land, weather and native plants and animals disagreements between the two officers

JD-I-E-24

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Generally, the Lewis and Clark journals are preoccupied with and describe in some detail ________.

a. b. c.
d.

the crews various illnesses and diseases an analysis of the native peoples villages the land, weather and native plants and animals disagreements between the two officers

5 seconds

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JD-I-E-24
Generally, the Lewis and Clark journals are preoccupied with and describe in some detail ________.

c.

the land, weather and native plants and animals

JD-I-E-25
Much of the novel functions as satire; Twain fondly pokes fun at all EXCEPT the ______. a. b. c. d. foibles of youthful innocence weaknesses of formal education self-imposed arrogance of social position disdain for all things relating to religion

JD-I-E-25

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Much of the novel functions as satire; Twain fondly pokes fun at all EXCEPT the ______. a. b. c. d. foibles of youthful innocence weaknesses of formal education self-imposed arrogance of social position disdain for all things relating to religion

5 seconds

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JD-I-E-25
Much of the novel functions as satire; Twain fondly pokes fun at all EXCEPT the ______.

d.

disdain for all things relating to religion

End of English Round


The Next Round will be Science

2014 Junior Academic Super Bowl May 3, 2014

Alternate Questions

JD-I-E-Alt. 1

The speaker in Poes poem alludes to ...a bust of Pallas... Pallas was the _________. a. b. c. d. Egyptian goddess of Death Norse god of the Truth Greek goddess of Wisdom Roman god of Love

JD-I-E-Alt. 1

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The speaker in Poes poem alludes to ...a bust of Pallas... Pallas was the _________. a. b. c. d. Egyptian goddess of Death Norse god of the Truth Greek goddess of Wisdom Roman god of Love
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-Alt. 1

The speaker in Poes poem alludes to ...a bust of Pallas... Pallas was the _________.

c.

Greek goddess of Wisdom

JD-I-E-Alt. 2

The Birthmark exhibits the tenants of Romanticism EXCEPT a ___________. a. b. concern for the occult and supernatural belief in the power and dignity of nature certain melancholy nature of character striving for scientific awareness

c. d.

JD-I-E-Alt. 2

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The Birthmark exhibits the tenants of Romanticism EXCEPT a ___________. a. b. concern for the occult and supernatural belief in the power and dignity of nature certain melancholy nature of character striving for scientific awareness

c. d.

5 seconds

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JD-I-E-Alt. 2

The Birthmark exhibits the tenants of Romanticism EXCEPT a ___________.

d.

striving for scientific awareness

JD-I-E-Alt. 3
Toms plan was to keep himself and the other boys on the island until they _________. a. b. c. d. could return rich and famous were truly and sincerely missed could surprise everyone at their own funerals were able to fend for and support themselves

JD-I-E-Alt. 3

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Toms plan was to keep himself and the other boys on the island until they _________. a. b. c. d. could return rich and famous were truly and sincerely missed could surprise everyone at their own funerals were able to fend for and support themselves
5 seconds

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JD-I-E-Alt. 3
Toms plan was to keep himself and the other boys on the island until they _________.

c. could surprise everyone at their own funerals

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