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Question Answer % Correct
To which temperature scale is 273.15 added to determine Kelvin temperature?Celsius
89.9%
Also a unit for radioactivity, what is the surname of radiology pioneers Marie and Pierre?Curie
88.7%
Hale-Bopp, 103P/Hartley, and Halley's are examples of what solar body?Comet
87.1%
What is the outermost solid shell of a rocky planet?Crust
87%
What is a single piece of coiled DNA called, of which humans have forty-six?Chromosome
84.9%
What are the smallest blood vessels in the body?Capillaries
77.7%
What group of diseases are known medically as 'malignant neoplasm'Cancer
77.3%
What is the name for a reagent that speeds up a reaction but is not consumed by the reaction?Catalyst
66%
What is the term for the flow of electric charge through a medium?Current
63.5%
What kind of clouds are characterized by thin, wispy strands?Cirrus
58.6%
Question Answer % Correct
What type of chemical reaction will usually produce carbon dioxide, water, and energy?Combustion
46.1%
What is the seventeenth element on the Periodic Table?Chlorine
44.2%
What plasma 'atmosphere' of the Sun can be seen (with great risk) during a total solar eclipse?Corona
42.7%
What organic compound is the structural component of a green plant's cell wall?Cellulose
41.4%
What is the unit for electric charge?Coulomb
40.8%
What constellation is translated as 'the swan'?Cygnus
27%
What class of mollusks include octopuses, squid, and cuttlefish?Cephalopoda
25.4%
What is the term for sequences of 3 nucleotides that specify a particular amino acid?Codons
22.1%
What is the term for the concerted, collective movement of groups of molecules in a fluid?Convection
11.5%
What is the maximum mass of a stable white dwarf star?Chandrasekhar Limit
6%

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