Merit Questions

2020 April Merit Questions                                                                             

Each Camper must submit their own answers!  Please do not send one answer sheet for multiple campers!   
Earn TWO MERITS for each question answered correctly.  Email your answer sheets to one of the email addresses
below or print out the page and mail in.

Campers Name______________________________________Term_________

(Circle correct answer)

1.  What are life jackets called at Camp Longhorn?

    A.  Lemons     B. Bananas          C.  Floaties            D.  Melons

2.  Stars twinkle at night because ___________?

       A.  They are very far from Earth                      B.  Even through large telescopes, they appear only as pinpoints.  

        C.  The Earth’s atmosphere causes the light to zig-zag to our eyes.                   D.   All - A, B, & C

3.  In what direction are you travelling when going from Oklahoma to California?

      A. North        B.   South        C.  West        D.  East

4.  President Lincoln’s main concern during the Civil War was keeping the Union together.

    A.  True       B.  False

5.  An Elephant’s tusk is made of ivory.

    A.  True        B.  False

6.  Which of the following does NOT happen when you go to sleep.

    A. Your muscles relax     B.  Your brain sorts information      C.  Your heartbeat slows         D.   Your lungs stop working

7.  Dragonflies can fly backwards.

    A. True       B.  False

8.  Which sport uses a net, a racket, and a shuttlecock?

    A. Tennis      B.  Cricket      C.   Badminton     D.  Volleyball

9.  People who study plants are called _____________.

    A.  Plantologist            B.  Botanists             C.  Flowerologist          D.  Geologist

10.  Jack be nimble, Jack be quick, Jack jumped over the _____________.

    A.  Thimble              B.  Fence           C.  Candlestick           D.  Puddle

Inks Lake Campers mail answers to: Indian Springs Campers mail answers to: C3 Campers mail answers to:

Mona Bible
Camp Longhorn Inks Lake
#1 Camp Longhorn Road
Burnet, Texas 78611

or email

Kim Meyers
Camp Longhorn Indian Springs
1000 Indian Springs Road
Burnet, Texas 78611

or email

Cecilia Freeman
Camp Longhorn C3
108 Attaway Ln
Burnet, Texas 78611

or email