Flashcards in Quiz 2 2014 Deck (50):
What chemical element is needed to make the lenses of thermal cameras? Uranium, beryllium, lithium, germanium?
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
Desert biomes receive how much rain each year? Less than 25 cm, 50-100 cm, 26-50 cm, 100-200 cm
less than 25cm
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
What type of imaging do pregnant women often undergo to see their unborn babies? Mri, ct, xray, ultrasound
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
What is the name for the part of the flower than contains the ovary? Carpel, petal, stamen, sepal
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
what is the spectroscope on an astronomical camera similar to? A motor, a prism, a mirror, a lens?
What do you need in order to break a code? Skeleton key, hammer, encryption key, lock pick
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
What travels at 299 792 458 m/s
What is the unit used by most pressure gauges in North America to measure air pressure in tires? Pascal, bar, torr, psi
What is the order for a mine's life cycle?
exploration, development, operation, closure and reclamation
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
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?
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
Which is a biome found in Canada? Desert, tropical rainforest, boreal forest/taiga, savana
Grote Reber is the first person to have built which type of telescope? Radio, reflecting, refracting, x-ray
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
What is the name of the flat part of the leaf? Petiole, lamina, node, internode
What is the term for when crust material is pushed downwards into the mantle? Obduction, extrusive, intrusive, subduction
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
Using a Caesar cipher and a downward shift of 5 letters what would be the cipher for house?
Where does the Hubble space telescope get its power?
In African, elephants and rhinoceros are illegally hunted for what parts?
horns and tusks
What type of light refracts light into all its colours? Biconcave lens, prism, mirror, telescope
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
What does T stand for in the ideal gas law?
Cones are located in which part of the eye?
Which part is part of a pressure guage? Piston, spring, calibrating rod, all of the above
all of the above
What was Roentgen experimenting with when he discovered x-rays? Telescope, cathode ray tubes, microscope, CT scanner?
cathode ray tubes
Which of the activity has had the most impact on Savanna biomes?
Which phylum of the plant kingdom includes ferns? Gymnosperm, pteridophyta, bryophta, chlorophyta
what morse code message is … --- …
-273.15 degrees Celsius is what temperature on the Kelvin scale?
What are the three primary colours?
Red green blue
What is the name of the large bowl shaped part of a radio telescope?
Which of these is a precious metal? Nickle, iron, silver, lead
Which of these is the MOST primitive true plant? Lichen, seaweed, mosses, ferns
What kind of lens would correct vision of a person with myopia? Biconcave, convex, double convex, concave?
Where is the Hubble telescope?
in low earth orbit
Which of the following is NOT one of the seven major tectonic plates: Antarctic, African, North American, Arctic
What is the name of a key that is used to both encrypt and decrypt a message? Symmetric, public, private,master
What gas is combusted at the ZooShare facility to generate electricity? Methane, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, hydrogen
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
Which of these is NOT a type of carbohydrate found in plants. Pectin, chlorophyll, cellulose, starch
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
What is unusual about larch trees?
they are deciduous and lose their needles