Homeschool Trivia for Christmas Break

Done with studies for the Holidays? Here’s some: Homeschool Trivia for Christmas Break.

Homeschool Trivia for Christmas Break

Homeschool Trivia for Christmas Break

Homeschool Trivia time!

1.  Which of the U.S. Presidents depicted on Mt. Rushmore were homeschooled?

2.  What famous television sitcom family was homeschooled?  (hint:  the daughter was named for a day of the week)

3.  In what year was the word “homeschool” added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary?

4.  On what game show did a homeschooled boy win $10,000.00 in 2005?

5.  What famous industrialist was homeschooled before he went on to establish a steel empire?

6.  Homeschooling families in the U.S. at this time typically have a median income that is:

– less than traditional-schooling families

– the same as traditional-schooling families

– more than traditional-schooling families

7.  The median amount spent per student on homeschooling educational materials in the U.S. last year was:

– $200 – $400

– $400 – $600

– $600 – $800

8. According to research by the U.S. government’s Dept. of Education, what is the number one reason homeschooling parents give for educating their children at home?

9. What is the name of the musical comedian who has helped oodles of homeschoolers laugh at themselves, and helped the world understand that we DO actually have a sense of humor?

10.  Who is more excited about Homeschool Christmas Break….students, or parents?

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7 Sisters Homeschool hopes that you and your homeschool family are having a wonderful Christmas season. Blessings from our homes to yours!

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ANSWERS:

1.  Which of the U.S. Presidents depicted on Mt. Rushmore were homeschooled?

All of them were homeschooled for most (if not all) of their academic careers.

2.  What famous television sitcom family was homeschooled?  (hint:  the daughter was named for a day of the week)

The Addams Family.  The original episode was in 1964, and showed the children (Pugsley and  Wednesday) being homeschooled.

3.  In what year was the word “homeschool” added to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary?

1998

4.  On what game show did a homeschooled boy win $10,000.00 in 2005?

Jeopardy.  12-year-old Joseph Henares won the Back-to-School edition in September, 2005.

5.  What famous industrialist was homeschooled before he went on to establish a steel empire?

Andrew Carnegie.

6.  Homeschooling families in the U.S. at this time typically have a median income that is:

– the same as traditional-schooling families

7.  The median amount spent per student on homeschooling educational materials in the U.S. last year was:

– $400 – $600

8. According to research by the U.S. government’s Dept. of Education, what is the number one reason homeschooling parents give for educating their children at home?

The opportunity to provide moral and religious instruction in their child’s schooling

9. What is the name of the musical comedian who has helped oodles of homeschoolers laugh at themselves, and helped the world understand that we DO actually have a sense of humor?

Tim Hawkins.  (We posted his youtubes about homeschooling below.)

10.  Who is more excited about Homeschool Christmas Break….students, or parents?

ANSWERS WILL VARY!!  🙂

Thanks to Dr. Brian Ray’s study at National Home Education Research Institute (Dr. Ray was on our sister Vicki’s graduate school research committee) and the HSLDA website for some of the information in this trivia quiz!
Tim Hawkins – A Homeschool Family
Tim Hawkins – Homeschool Blues

Homeschool Trivia for Christmas Break

Sabrina Justison

20+ year homeschool mom and curriculum developer for 7SistersHomeschool.com. Fred's wife. Writing, drama, music, blogs, kids, shoes, coffee, & books in varying orders on various days. He is God, He is good & He loves me.

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