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1

Light first enters the eye through which part?

cornea

2

Put the following is in the correct order for receiving a signal? Antenna, secondary reflector, dish, feedhorn,

Dish, secondary reflector, feedhorn, antenna

3

Magnetic Resonance Imaging involves magnetic fields and what else?

Radio waves

4

Which of the following animals lives in a savanna? Lemurs, brown bears, wildebeasts, or camels?

Wildebeasts

5

Which type of rock is based on the latin word for fire? Igneous, sedimentary, shale, metamorphic

Igneous

6

What is the name for the interstellar clouds of dust and hydrogen gas? Nebulae, galaxies, constellations, comets

nebulae

7

When light passes through a double convex lens, in which direction is light reflected? In the same direction as the incoming light, backwards, outward- diverging, inward – converging

Inward, converging

8

Which is not a type of flowering plant? Pine, cactus, rose, grass

pine

9

Which is correct? A pressure cooker 1. cooks food at higher temperatures than a regular pot, 2. cooks food faster, 3. makes tough meat more tender, 4. all of the above

all of the above

10

A buffet has 4 salads, 5 entrees, 3 deserts, how many combinations are there possible?

4x5x3=60

11

What does SETI stand for

Search for extra terrestrial intelligence

12

Plants in the Arctic tundra tend to do what in the winter? Grow later, go dormant, grow faster, flower?

go dormant

13

People who have myopia... see spots, cannot see things that are far away, cannot see things that are up close, see flashes of light?

cannot see things far away

14

Which country created a famous cryptography machine during World War 2? England, USA, Germany, Canada?

Germany

15

Which is a good example of a rainforest animal that absorbs toxins making it deadly to eat? Boar, sloth, poison dart frog, jaguar?

Poison dart frog

16

What is the term for images which are visualized as 'slices' of the body? Mammogram, fluoroscopic images, tomographic images, radiographic images

Tomographic images

17

What can you get from a bright light reflecting off the fundus of your eye? Yellow eye, black eye, red eye, pink eye?

Red eye

18

Which is the correct order for the layers of the earth from inside to outside? 1. inner core, middle core, outer core, crust. 2. crust, mantle, inner core, outer core. 3. inner core, mantle, outer core, crust. 4. inner core, outer core, mantle, crust

4. inner core, outer core, mantle, crust

19

Which of the following is the outermost layer of a plant cell? Cell wall, nuclear membrane, cell membrane, cytoplasm

cell wall

20

Which of the following is NOT a gas law? Gay-Lussac's law, Charles's law, Boyle's law, Brannigan's law

Brannigan's law

21

Tropical rainforests are very hot and dry, warm and humid, warm and dry, cold and dry?

warm and humid

22

Which type of telescope uses lenses to bend incoming light? X-ray telescope, radio telescope, reflecting telescope, refracting telescope

refracting telescope

23

Which of the following people use x-ray imaging in their jobs? Dentists, mammographers, airport security guards, all of the above?

all of the above

24

Which of the following plants has cones and needle-shaped leaves? Conifers, bryophytes, angiosperms, mosses

conifers

25

Which of the following are physical properties of minerals? Hardness, lustre, density, all of the above?

all of the above

26

If you flip a coin, what is the probability as a fraction of getting heads 5 times in a row?

½ x ½ x ½ x ½ x ½ = 1/32

27

If you keep the volume of gas constant (such as a closed container) and you apply heat, what happens? Gas pressure increases, gas pressure decreases, molecules of gas increase, pressure stays the same?

pressure of the gas increases

28

What is an eye condition that is the result of aging? Hyperopia, myopia, utopia, presbyopia

Presbyopia

29

You are playing a game with a spinner with 1,2,3,4. What are the chances as a fraction that it will land on 1?

¼

30

Which of the following types of plants does not reproduce using spores? Ferns, conifers, mosses, green algea

conifers