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Which is heavier, the Earth or the Sun?
The Sun weighs about 333,000 times as much as the Earth
What do herpetologists study?
Reptiles and amphibians
Which of these is a virus?
Among these elements, which one has the highest atomic mass?
Which one of these is NOT a mineral?
Which of these has the longest wave length?
What is the pH of pure water?
What is the function of mitochondria in the cell?
To kill viruses or other antigens
True or false. There are trees alive today that were alive in the year 1 AD.
The world's oldest known tree is a bristlecone pine living in California that is over 5,000 years old
How old is the Earth approximately?
What is Andromeda?
An array of radio telescopes
A bacteria that can cause death
An element of the Periodic Table
The nearest major galaxy to the Milky Way
Which of these units would you use to measure the total amount of energy it takes to lift a weight a certain distance?
What is less dense, hot air or cold air?
How many pairs of chromosomes are in the genome of a typical person?
What is the largest moon in the Solar System?
What element do organic compounds contain?
But if you consider how many times Earth would fit in the Sun, then you realise that our reasoning was totally stupid! lol
I got everything else, except the waves question right. Couldn't remember which way it went for longer or shorter waves -.-
For example, I imagine there is a higher rate of parents getting the chicken pox answer correct than adult non-parents - especially parents who were around before the vaccine. That doesn't make adults smarter than non-parents. It's just trivia.
I honestly dont think I remember anything I learned in history class. (Only the stuff I allready knew beforehand) I cant think of anything I learned there now anyway, trying hard to think of something.
(I do like history though, but more about civilisations and not about dates of wars and names of generals etc)
Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell!
The word "heavy" generally refers to weight and not mass so question one should probably ask which has the higher mass, not which is heavier.
A better answer to question 8 would probably be to conduct aerobic respiration, as energy is not really "generated" per se, it is released from the glucose and oxygen.
An amount of energy is always measured in joules (or some equivalent unit such as electron-volts or kilowatt-hours), so for question 12 the question could be phrased more generally (though it is fine as it is).
Overall a very good quiz though.
The modern scientific community has a bad habit of accepting unproven scientific theories like this as fact. It would be better to re-word this question something like, "What is accepted by the scientific community as the best approximate age of earth?" The wording of the question here is not correct. They really don't "know" for sure.
That being said, the "backbone" of organic compounds is always carbon... so I think the question is okay (although I agree that getting rid of "hydrogen" as an option might make it better).