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Would You Pass School Science Now?

These are multiple choice so you really have no excuse. Based on GCSE revision questions from the BBC.

  1. BuzzFeed / bbc.co.uk
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    It's reflection. Bonus points (not really) if you remembered that the angle of incidence is equal to the angle of reflection.

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    For a given amount of energy released, coal releases the most carbon dioxide.

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    Hz is an abbreviation of Hertz, who was the guy who proved the existence of electromagnetic waves.

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    Genetic variation is inherited.

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    Pathogens are disease-causing organisms, and they're mostly bacteria.

  6. BuzzFeed / Traroth / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Calcium carbonate. A lot of limestone is made up of fragments of marine organisms' skeletons.

  7. BuzzFeed / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Na. See ->

    ptable.com
  8. BuzzFeed / commons.wikimedia.org
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    Polio is caused by a virus. TB and tetanus are caused by bacteria.

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    Carbon makes up to 2.1% of steel by weight.

  10. BuzzFeed / upload.wikimedia.org
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    Of course it's a full moon.

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    Nitrogen makes up 70% of the atmosphere.

  12. BuzzFeed / Alan D. Wilson, naturespicsonline.com
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    Poor little goslings.

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    Sulfuric acid always produces a sulfate.

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    Red.

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    Arteries have the thickest walls so they can withstand higher blood pressures.

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