Education World
Back To Article
On-Line Almanac Scavenger Hunt #2

DIRECTIONS: Students will use the on-line Fact Monster Almanac to hunt for the answers to each of the questions below.

1. How many species are listed as "endangered" in the world? __________

2. Which children's book won the Caldecott Medal in 1986? ____________________________________________________

3. Many people think Christopher Columbus was the first European to explore the New World, but another explorer got here first. Who was that explorer? _______________________

4. How many feet tall is the Washington Monument? ______________

5. How do you say "thank you" in Japanese? ________________

6. Where is the Gobi Desert? ____________________

7. Which insect carries a sickness called malaria? __________________

s 8. Who was the youngest person to be sworn in as president of the United States? _________________________________________

9. The main form of currency in the United States is the dollar. What is the main form of currency in India? ____________________

10. Which country covers more area -- France or Spain? _____________

© 2005 by Education World®. Permission is granted to teachers to reproduce this skill page for classroom use.