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Scholastic News Edition 4: March 1, 2010

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1
Scientists used preserved __ to determine dinosaur colors.
  1. scales
  2. teeth
  3. feathers
  4. none of the above
2
Which of the following is a theory?
  1. Birds are related to two-legged dinosaurs.
  2. The Sinosauropteryx is a kind of dinosaur.
  3. Scientists first discovered the Sinosauropteryx in 1996.
  4. Paleontologists study fossils.
3
The Burj Khalifa is located in what city?
  1. New York City
  2. Chicago
  3. Shanghai
  4. Dubai
4
The Burj Khalifa is about __ feet tall.
  1. 1,000
  2. 1,200
  3. 1,500
  4. 2,700
5
What is the name of the National Park in Florida where many Burmese pythons live?
  1. Yosemite National Park
  2. Everglades National Park
  3. Canaveral National Seashore
  4. Yellowstone National Park
6
If the newly proposed snake laws pass, they would make it illegal to __.
  1. bring certain species of constrictor snakes into the U.S.
  2. move certain species of constrictor snakes between states
  3. own certain species of constrictor snakes as pets
  4. both A and B
7
Which of the following is an opinion about Burmese pythons?
  1. They can grow to weigh 200 pounds.
  2. They make bad pets.
  3. They prey on native wildlife in Florida.
  4. They are an invasive species.
8
What is the main idea of the article "Snake Invaders"?
  1. Florida has a warm climate.
  2. Burmese pythons are large snakes.
  3. Burmese pythons are causing problems in Florida.
  4. Burmese pythons eat a lot.
9
Which of the following is a symptom of pollen allergies?
  1. eye irritation
  2. sniffling
  3. sneezing
  4. all of the above
10
Another title for the article "Spring Is in the Air" could be __.
  1. Flowers of Spring
  2. Food Allergies
  3. It's Pollen Season!
  4. all of the above
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