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Question Answer % Correct
What element is first on the Periodic Table?Hydrogen
97.3%
What term refers to an organism that eats only plants?Herbivore
90.2%
The first step in the scientific method is to form a what, which is often an educated guess?Hypothesis
89.7%
In what unit is frequency measured?Hertz
89.2%
The Mohs Scale, ranging from Talc (1) to Diamond (10), measures what information about a mineral?Hardness
85.9%
What term refers to the period over which a substance decays by 50%?Half-Life
84.6%
Andrew, Ike, and Katrina are names of what meteorological phenomena?Hurricanes
84.6%
What term refers to the amount of water vapor present in the air?Humidity
84.3%
After which American astronomer is the telescope launched by Discovery in 1990 named?Hubble
82.2%
What astronomical entity is visible from Earth every 76 to 77 years?Halley's Comet
76.7%
Question Answer % Correct
What psychological disease is characterized by excessive preoccupation or worry about being sick?Hypochondria
71.6%
What theory, pioneered by Nicolaus Copernicus, stated that the sun was the center of the solar system?Heliocentrism
64.1%
What is the generic name for the non-metallic elements in Group 17 of the Periodic Table?Halogens
56.4%
Whose uncertainty principle states that one can either know the location or velocity of an electron, but not both?Heisenberg
45%
What term refers to the property of a system that regulates its internal environment to remain stable?Homeostasis
40.2%
What recently confirmed elementary particle is used to explain spontaneous breaking of electroweak symmetry?Higgs Boson
38.3%
What process comes from the Greek for, literally, 'separation by water'?Hydrolysis
37.3%
What portion of the brain is responsible for most activities of the autonomic nervous system?Hypothalamus
34.1%
What term signifies a substance that lacks uniformity in composition or character?Heterogeneous
24.9%
Baryons and mesons are the two families of what quark-comprised composite particles?Hadrons
23.8%

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