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Question Answer % Correct
The stomach, colon, small intenstine, and appendix are all part of what human body system?digestive system
96.1%
'Double Helix' is used to describe the shape of what genetic acid?DNA
95.7%
What is the surname of the scientist who proposed the theory of natural selection?Darwin
92.6%
What Greek letter is used to denote change?delta
91.4%
What is calculated by dividing mass by volume?density
86.7%
Which aquatic mammal uses echolocation to navigate and hunt?dolphin
82.3%
What naturally-occurring mineral tops the Mohs Hardness Scale at 10?diamond
79%
What is the large, triangular muscle covering the shoulder joint in humans?deltoid
70.4%
What type of matter neither emits nor scatters light or other electromagnetic radiation?dark matter
70.2%
Apoptosis means that cells, especially malfunctioning or damaged ones, become programmed for what?death
65%
Question Answer % Correct
What superorder of reptiles is from the Greek bases meaning 'Terrible Lizard'?dinosaur
64.2%
What is the logarithmic unit often used to measure acoustics and electronics?decibel
59.6%
What invention was patented by Alfred Nobel in 1867?dynamite
58.7%
What clinical process removes waste and excess water from the blood?dialysis
57.7%
What term is the opposite of nocturnal?diurnal
55.6%
What describes the movement of particles in fluid from higher to lower concentrations?diffusion
52.8%
What term refers to the change in frequency of a wave for an observer moving relative to the wave's source?Doppler Effect
49.7%
Who was the French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist who described the mind as nonmaterial?Descartes
47.2%
What force resists the motion of an object through a liquid or gas?drag
41.6%
What phenomenon is described as the apparent bending of waves around small obstacles?diffraction
34.1%

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