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1

What chemical element is needed to make the lenses of thermal cameras? Uranium, beryllium, lithium, germanium?

Germanium

2

Which of the following is not one of the three parts of cell theory? 1 Cell is the basic unit of structure and function in all living things, 2 cells only come from other pre-existing cells by cell division, 3call living things are made of cells, 4 all cells have similar structures, processes and functions

all cells have similar structures, processes and functions

3

Desert biomes receive how much rain each year? Less than 25 cm, 50-100 cm, 26-50 cm, 100-200 cm

less than 25cm

4

Zooshare will be using food waste and what else in their biogas plant at the Toronto zoo. Algae, grass clippings, wood chips, poop from zoo animals

poop from zoo animals

5

What type of imaging do pregnant women often undergo to see their unborn babies? Mri, ct, xray, ultrasound

ultrasound

6

Which is an example of spectacular reflection? Light reflecting of a dry road, light reflecting off grass, light reflecting off a calm pond, light reflecting off snow

light reflecting off a calm pond... like a mirror

7

What is the name for the part of the flower than contains the ovary? Carpel, petal, stamen, sepal

carpel

8

What would you find at the center of the earth? Dinosaurs, solid iron and some nickle, an alien base, hot semi-solid rock

solid iron and some nickle

9

what is the spectroscope on an astronomical camera similar to? A motor, a prism, a mirror, a lens?

a prism

10

What do you need in order to break a code? Skeleton key, hammer, encryption key, lock pick

encryption key

11

a four man bobsled team want to try different seating patterns, how many choices of patterns do they have?

4 x 3 x 2 x 1 = 24

12

What travels at 299 792 458 m/s

light

13

What is the unit used by most pressure gauges in North America to measure air pressure in tires? Pascal, bar, torr, psi

psi

14

What is the order for a mine's life cycle?

exploration, development, operation, closure and reclamation

15

Which part of these plant parts is NOT a fruit? Peanut in it's shell, tomato, grain of wheat, stalk of celery

stalk of celery

16

An ice cream parlour has 3 flavours and 4 topings, how many different sundaes can you have with one flavour of icecream and one topping?

4x3=12

17

What do many plants in a boreal forest work together with to get the most nutrients they can out of soil? Birds, worms, squirrels, mycorrhizal fungi

mycorrhizal fungi

18

Which is a biome found in Canada? Desert, tropical rainforest, boreal forest/taiga, savana

boreal forest/taiga

19

Grote Reber is the first person to have built which type of telescope? Radio, reflecting, refracting, x-ray

Radio

20

What does a functional MRI (fMRI) machine measure? Healing of bones, changes in blood flow in the brain, growth of the brain, changes in tumour size

Changes in blood flow within the brain

21

What is the name of the flat part of the leaf? Petiole, lamina, node, internode

lamina

22

What is the term for when crust material is pushed downwards into the mantle? Obduction, extrusive, intrusive, subduction

subduction

23

lithotripsy is a process by which ultrasound is used to remove fat, observe blood flow, break up kidney and gallstones, look for tumours

break up kidney and gallstones

24

Using a Caesar cipher and a downward shift of 5 letters what would be the cipher for house?

mtzxj

25

Where does the Hubble space telescope get its power?

solar panels

26

In African, elephants and rhinoceros are illegally hunted for what parts?

horns and tusks

27

What type of light refracts light into all its colours? Biconcave lens, prism, mirror, telescope

prism

28

What do mountains and volcanoes have in common? Large and steep, made of rock, formed from tectonic plate movement, all of the above

all of the above

29

What does T stand for in the ideal gas law?

Temperature

30

Cones are located in which part of the eye?

Fovea

31

Which part is part of a pressure guage? Piston, spring, calibrating rod, all of the above

all of the above

32

What was Roentgen experimenting with when he discovered x-rays? Telescope, cathode ray tubes, microscope, CT scanner?

cathode ray tubes

33

Which of the activity has had the most impact on Savanna biomes?

poaching

34

Which phylum of the plant kingdom includes ferns? Gymnosperm, pteridophyta, bryophta, chlorophyta

Pteridophyta

35

what morse code message is … --- …

SOS

36

-273.15 degrees Celsius is what temperature on the Kelvin scale?

0 K

37

What are the three primary colours?

Red green blue

38

What is the name of the large bowl shaped part of a radio telescope?

Dish

39

Which of these is a precious metal? Nickle, iron, silver, lead

silver

40

Which of these is the MOST primitive true plant? Lichen, seaweed, mosses, ferns

mosses

41

What kind of lens would correct vision of a person with myopia? Biconcave, convex, double convex, concave?

biconcave lens

42

Where is the Hubble telescope?

in low earth orbit

43

Which of the following is NOT one of the seven major tectonic plates: Antarctic, African, North American, Arctic

Arctic

44

What is the name of a key that is used to both encrypt and decrypt a message? Symmetric, public, private,master

symmetric key

45

What gas is combusted at the ZooShare facility to generate electricity? Methane, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen

methane

46

If the Arecibo Message is heard in M13 and a reply is sent when can we expect it? 27000 years, 42000 years, 100 years, 1500 years

42000 years

47

Which of these is NOT a type of carbohydrate found in plants. Pectin, chlorophyll, cellulose, starch

chlorophyll

48

If a spinner has 1,2,3,4 what is the chance that it will stop on 1 two times in a row?

¼ x ¼ = 1/16

49

What is unusual about larch trees?

they are deciduous and lose their needles

50

What did Sir Godfrey Hounsfield use to test his prototype CT machine? preserved human brain, fresh cow brain, himself, all of the above

all of the above