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Could You Possibly Get A High School Diploma Now?

Asking ONLY the important questions.

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Do you remember enough from your days in high school to pass this test? Find out...

  1. 1. What part of the cell is commonly referred to as "the powerhouse of the cell"?

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    The nucleus
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    The cytoplasm
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    Golgi apparatus
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    The mitochondria
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    Wrong!

    Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.

  2. 2. Carl Benda is a scientist best known for what?

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    Curing polio
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    Discovering Pluto
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    Inventing the practical transformer
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    Naming the mitochondria, commonly referred to as "the powerhouse of the cell"
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    Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.

  3. 3. Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the United States, was renowned for his knowledge in the maths, classics, and law. Despite being so smart, what is something he didn't know?

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    The Earth is round
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    How to play the violin
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    The implications of John Locke's The Second Treatise of Civil Government
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    That the mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell
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    Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.

  4. 4. One train leaves Chicago's Union Station at 1 p.m. and another leaves New York's Penn Station at 3 p.m. At what point do they discover that mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell?

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    They never do
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    Around 4 p.m.
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    Tomorrow
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    1894, the same year Richard Altmann formally discovered mitochondria aka the powerhouse of the cell
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    Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.

  5. 5. Julius Caesar set fire to the Library of Alexandria in 48 B.C., leading to the library's eventual decay and destruction over the next few centuries. What does "Alexandria" rhyme with?

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    Gattaca
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    Stylographical
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    Jymold
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    Mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell
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    Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.

  6. 6. Gabriel García Márquez is an immensely influential author who primarily published his works in Spanish. What is a sentence that never appeared in any of his books?

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    "Ojito que no somos broma"
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    "A los demonios no hay que creerles ni cuando dicen la verdad"
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    "El amor se hace más grande y noble en la calamidad"
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    "Las mitocondrias son las centrales eléctricas de las células."
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    Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.

  7. 7. Sports are to baseball as mitochondria are to what?

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    A pool
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    1966's "The Battle of Algiers"
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    John F. Kennedy Jr.
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    Powerhouse of the cell
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    Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.

  8. 8. What shape is this?

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    A square
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    A rhombus
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    Some sort of rectangle
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    Mitochondria shaped, which is to say it is shaped like the powerhouse of the cell
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    Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.

  9. 9. Often a jail or prison might have a backup generator to keep power on in case of emergency. What are these generators called?

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    Weapons
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    Delicious treats
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    Sold for hard currency
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    The powerhouses of the cells
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    Wrong!

    Much like mitochondria, powerhouse of the cell.

  10. 10. And finally: Why do we do the things we do?

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    For love
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    For country
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    For money
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    For the mitochondria, powerhouse of the cell
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    Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell.

 
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