Are You Smarter Than a Shmooper?

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Shmoop Questions: 

1. The following code is run inside a sprite. 6th Grade Computer Science

When start flag clicked, go to <i>x</i>: 20 <i>y</i>: 20, and repeat the following code five times. Change <i>x</i> by 10 and change <i>y</i> by 10. Outside of the loop, go to <i>x</i>: 0 <i>y</i>: 0.

What are the values of x and y after that code is run?

A) x : 70, y : 70 

B) x: 30, y: 30

C) x: 0, y: 0

D) x: 20, y: 20



2.Which of the following is a good action if you or someone you know is being cyberbullied?  8th Grade Health

A) Report cyberbullying to your school's administration.
B) Don't report the cyberbullying to the social media site where it is occurring, because there is nothing they can do to control the behavior of their users.
C) Delete all of the messages, because they are hurtful and shouldn't be dwelled upon.
D) All of these


 3. Which of the following represents an irrational number?  Algebra II - Semester

A) -0.65 
B) 22 / 3
C) 1
D) √7



4. Bonus College Question — Public Speaking 101

This course has been recommended for ACE CREDIT®, which means it is considered for credit at thousands of colleges and universities across the country. For more information, click here.


Speeches differ from written works in that audiences can't re-read or take extra time to comprehend spoken information. Which principles must public speakers use to compensate for this difference?

A) Organization, testimony, and clarity 
B) Testimony, simplicity, and reasoning
C) Clarity, reasoning, and repetition
D) Repetition, clarity, and simplicity



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