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Fact Monster: October Facts

Students in grades 4 to 8 build research skills and cultural literacy as they learn about a wide variety of topics.

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Answer Key for This Hunt
October #3 1. Santa Domingo; 2. November 1; 3. 5 feet; 4. Africa is the second largest continent.; 5. E.T.

This Hunt's Questions
1. In 1492, Columbus set sail for the New World in three ships. Which ship below was not one of those ships?
2. Halloween has been around for many years. It dates back to an English holiday known as All Saints Day. On what date was All Saints Day celebrated?
3. The largest bat in the world is the kalang. How large a wingspan does the kalang have?
4. How does Africa compare to the other six continents?
5. Which of these movies was not created by Walt Disney?