The Cybersearch DAILY QUESTIONS

 

 

Remember:  Answers must be submitted via computer by no later
than 8:00 AM to be eligible for points and prizes.

 

Choose Your Day:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1 Questions – Theme: “Technology”

 

 

Day 1 - Question #1 (5 Points):

How many DVD formats are available?


Day 1 - Question #2 (10 Points):

What kinds of wafers are used by computer chip manufacturers to make computer chips?

 

Day 1 - Question #3 (15 Points):

What was the name of the machine built in 1945 and housed at the Moore School of Electrical Engineering at the University of Pennsylvania?

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2 Questions – Theme: “Culture”

 

Day 2 - Question #5 (5 Points):

Intended to be an event to give African Americans pride in their heritage and to help other American’s understand it, this person created the predecessor to black history month. Who was this person and what was the “event” called before it became black history month? (requires two answers)

 

Day 2 - Question #6 (10 Points):

An African American helped develop peace between the Arabs and the Israelites in the late 1940’s.This person was awarded an international peace award. What was this person’s name?

 

Day 2 - Question #7: (15 Points):

An African American inventor created a machine that sewed the leather of a shoe to its sole. Who was the inventor and what was the name of the machine? (requires two answers)

 

 

 

 

Day 3 Questions – Theme: “Literature”

 

Day 3 - Question #8 (5 Points):

What do the Wizard of Oz
and Maxfield Parrish have in common?

 

Day 3 - Question #9 (10 Points):

What does the "J" stand for in J.R.R.

and what was this person’s "day job" for over 30 years?
Both answers are required.

 

Day 3 - Question #10: (15 Points):

At 9 years old, Jack’s mother died. As an adult, he was a tutor of English Language and Literature at Oxford. In 1956, he won the Carnegie Medal for the last in a series of seven books. What is the series called and who is the author?
Both answers are required.

 

 

 

Day 4 Questions – Theme: “Science”

 

Day 4 - Question 12 (5 Points):

What is the name of the strike-slip fault line involved in the October 17, 1989 earthquake at Santa Cruz, California?

 

Day 4 - Question #13 (10 Points):

Olympus Mons is a volcano almost three times as tall as Mount Everest. Where is it found?

 

Day 4 - Question #14: (15 Points):

As mountains get older, mountains gradually change shape.
How much does a mountain lose every 1000 years?

 

 

 

Day 5 Questions – Theme: Sports

 

Day 5 - Question 15 (5 Points):

In 1891 this person set out to invent a game to occupy students between the football and baseball seasons.
Who was he and what sport did he invent? (5 Points)

 

Day 5 - Question #16 (10 Points):

In 1905, the president of the United States instituted safety measures for this sport because 18 men died from injuries playing this sport.
What was the sport?

 

Day 5 - Question #17: (15 Points):

What was the name of the team who is regarded as one of the greatest minor-league teams of all time? In 1936, this team won 90 games in the regular season. This team also won eight American Association pennants and three Junior World Series during its 51 year history.
Name the city and the name of the team.

 

 

 

Day 6 Questions – Theme: “Miscellaneous”

 

Day 6 - Question #17 (5 Points):

 

Who was buried at Honey Creek Cemetery lot 79 before it was a cemetery?  Where is the cemetery located?

 

 

 

Day 6 - Question #18  (10 Points):

 

 What local class reunion is being held on July 26 - 27, 2013.  The year they graduated was the same year that Gas was just 29 cents per Gallon, the average cost of a new car was just $3,233.00, and a loaf of bread was just 22 cents. 

State the school, location, and graduating year.

 

Day 6 - Question #19  (15 Points):

 

Who was the 1976 12th round draft choice football player who played professionally 8 years in the NFL (New York Giants, Baltimore Colts, Detroit Lions, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Los Angeles Raiders), one year in the AFA (Orlando Americans) and one year in the USFL (Orlando Renegades).

Give his first and last name, his position,  AND what is his connection to our local community (All three answers are necessary). 

 

 

 

Day 7 Questions – Theme: “PBIS”

 

Day 7 - Question #21 (5 Points):

 

Just like the game BINGO.  Submit the word “free” and get all 30 points today as a PBIS incentive to keep working hard the rest of the quarter.

 

 

Day 7 - Question #22  (10 Points):

 

Just like the game BINGO.  Submit the word “free” and get all 30 points today as a PBIS incentive to keep working hard the rest of the quarter.

 

 

Day 7 - Question #23: (15 Points):

 

Just like the game BINGO.  Submit the word “free” and get all 30 points today as a PBIS incentive to keep working hard the rest of the quarter.

 

 

 

 

Day 8 Questions – Theme: “Current Events”

 

Day 8 - Question #24 (5 Points):

 

 What technology guru made a significant mistake with an Asian hand shake?  What is the full name of his foundation?

 

Day 8 - Question #25  (10 Points):

 

Ex-Apollo officials have found a contradiction.  What is the name of their group and what is the name of the report they just released?

 

Day 8 - Question #26: (15 Points):

 

  

Whose pet is this? 
What country is this pictured pet visiting right now?

 

 

 

Day 9 Questions – Theme: “Creative Genius”

 

Day 9 - Question 27 (5 Points):

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Who is this significant inventor who also had numerous UFO theories including the "recording" of extraterrestrial radio signals?
What important invention did he get credited with in 1943?

 

 

Day 9 - Question #28  (10 Points):

 

 

There is something significant about one of 11 caves in Spain. 
Where is the creativity, what is the creativity, and who created it?

 

 

Day 9 - Question #29: (15 Points):

 

This "sublime prima" was born two months premature in
St. Petersburg,  had arched feet, created her own
type of shoes, and died before 50 years of age. 
What is her full name, and what specifically did she do for a living?

 

 

 

 

 

Day 10 Questions – Theme: "Careers and Education"

 


Attention:
Questions today are worth double points!

 

 

Day 10 - Question 30 (10 Points):

 

In what country are educators aged 35 or less declining
and over 48 increasing every year.

 

Day 10 - Question #31  (20 Points):

 

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Who is this man and how was he remembered in Waukesha two years before Wisconsin became a state?  What distinction does this name-sake have in Wisconsin education history?

 

Day 10 - Question #32: (30 Points):

 

What career do the following people have in common?

Ø    Louisa May Alcott

Ø    Lyndon B. Johnson

Ø    Thomas Paine

Ø    Art Garfunkel

Ø    Benito Mussolini