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Can You Get An "A" On This High School Science Test?

Are you smarter than a ninth grader?

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  1. Light can best be described as...
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    A stream of particles.
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    A wave.
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    A vibration in the space-time continuum.
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    Both particle and wavelike.
  2. What type of cell can have chloroplasts, cell walls, and a well-defined nucleus?
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    Eukaryote
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    Prokaryote
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    Moneran
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    Fungi
  3. Diamonds are...
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    A form of silicon created by extreme pressure.
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    A form of lithium created by extreme heat.
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    A form of carbon created by extreme pressure.
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    None of the above.
  4. What are the four basic forces of nature?
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    Gravitational, Electromagnetic, Kinematic, Strong
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    Motion, Potential Energy, Inertia, Momentum
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    Strong, Weak, Gravitational, Electromagnetic
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    Strong, Gravitational, Electric, Magnetic
  5. O+ blood can be transfused into people with which blood types?
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    Any blood type.
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    Only other O+ blood types.
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    Any blood type that is RH+.
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    Any blood type that is RH-.
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    Only AB+.
  6. Your body's temperature rises while digesting. 
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    True
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    False
  7. What percent of fire-related deaths are due to smoke inhalation
rather than burns?
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    10%
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    50%
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    80%
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    90%
  8. How many men have walked on the moon?
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    Two
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    Five
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    Ten
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    Twelve
  9. As you go down into a well, your weight...
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    Increases slightly
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    Decreases slightly
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    Remains the same
  10. Bees must collect nectar from approximately how many flowers to
make 1 pound of honeycomb?
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    10 thousand
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    2 million
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    20 million
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    50 million
  11. Albacore is a type of...
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    Tuna
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    Shell-fish
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    Carp
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    Catfish
  12. The only species of cat that lives and hunts in groups is...
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    Lion
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    Jaguar
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    Leopard
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    Cougar
  13. Sterling silver is pure silver.
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    True
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    False
  14. Which prefix is often used with scientific terms to indicate that
something is equal?
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    Iso
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    Mega
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    Meta
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    Quasi
  15. The branch of science which studies disease as it affects a community of people is called...
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    Oncology
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    Epidemiology
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    Paleontogy
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    Pathology
  16. What famous scientist participated in the invention of
the Aqua-Lung?
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    Thomas Edison
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    Isaac Newton
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    Leonardo da Vinci
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    Jacques Cousteau
  17. At what point are the Celsius and Fahrenheit scales equal?
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    -40 degrees
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    40 degrees
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    0 degrees
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    25.7 degrees
  18. Which of the following is primarily composed of calcium carbonate?
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    Fish scales
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    Shark teeth
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    Oyster shells
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    Whale bones
  19. Who was the scientist who popularized the dangers of pesticides like DDT?
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    Jacques Cousteau
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    Rachel Carson
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    Charles Darwin
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    Marlin Perkins

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