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Question Answer % Correct
What is the name of the field of science that deals with the history of the Earth and its life, especially as recorded in rocks?Geology
97.4%
What Italian scientist improved upon the telescope and discovered four of Jupiter's moons?Galileo Galilei
87.6%
What term refers to the attraction between two bodies of mass?Gravity
87.4%
What simple sugar (C6H12O6) is a product of photosynthesis and fuels cellular respiration?Glucose
83.7%
What phenomenon refers to the rising temperature of Earth's atmosphere since the late 19th century?Global Warming
79.6%
The movement of what large bodies of ice and snow result in cirques and moraines?Glaciers
78.2%
What biologically-hazardous electromagnetic radiation has high frequency, and therefore energy?Gamma Rays
77.6%
What is the term that means to cause to sprout or develop, as in seedlings?Germination
73.8%
What biological discipline is the study of heredity and variation of organisms?Genetics
73.5%
What prefix denotes a magnitude of one billion in the metric system?Giga-
73.3%
Question Answer % Correct
Which element, named after a country, has an atomic number of 32?Germanium
72.6%
What astronomical entities can be classified as elliptical, spiral, or irregular?Galaxies
69%
What term means relating to or utilizing the heat of the Earth's interior?Geothermal
67.1%
What is the name of the taxonomic rank that is one step above species in the Linnaean system?Genus
60.2%
What nucleobase is paired with cytosine in DNA?Guanine
55.8%
What device consists of a spinning wheel on an axis and is often used to measure or maintain orientation?Gyroscope
51%
What vegetation-covered biome occurs naturally on all continents except for Antarctica?Grasslands
46%
What is the term for a mature male or female germ cell usually possessing a haploid chromosome set?Gamete
44.4%
What largest moon of Jupiter is named after one of Zeus's lovers in Greek mythology?Ganymede
43%
What group of seed-producing plants (i.e. conifers, cycads, and ginkgoes) produce naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary?Gymnosperms
16.6%

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