"A" in Science by HensleyB

Champion(s):

LuskT
Giggity.

UllspergerA


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Quiz Description

All correct answers will begin with the letter A.

Full Results:

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1 UllspergerA 481 97 15
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1 LuskT 481 97 15
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3 minarik15 448 94 15
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4 jonah 424 92 15
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5 RoseM 419 90 00
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6 LujanP 417 87 15
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7 GrubbC 383 85 15
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8 LaudermithM 377 83 15
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9 Egantx7 354 81 15
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10 VenguswamyK 349 78 15
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11 DixonD 331 76 15
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12 TaylorMA 312 74 15
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13 GrahamJ 285 72 15
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14 Shosin 281 70 15
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15 ZellwegerS 268 67 00
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16 HessJa 267 65 15
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17 LiptonM 265 63 15
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18 ShapiroA 263 61 15
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19 PrussC 252 58 15
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20 RuizJ 249 56 15
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21 BenjaminJ 240 54 15
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22 MoyseyC 236 52 15
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23 usuiw 224 50 00
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24 VaccaD 208 47 15
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31 BClemens 181 32 15
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32 letouj 168 30 15
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33 jefe 155 26 15
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40 AdamKing 102 10 00
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43 rstrata 75 5 00
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44 BoyerA 62 3 00
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Questions:

In the linked image, Ea denotes what quantity?

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activation energy

The 2011 scientific paper "Probable Zoonotic Leprosy in the Southern United States" argued that what animal is a natural reservoir for the leprosy bacillus?

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armadillo

Due to its ubiquity in metabolic pathways, ATP is often referred to as "the energy currency of the cell." What do the letters ATP stand for?

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adenosine triphosphate

Name the common household substance whose chemical structure is given in the linked image.

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acetone

Despite their dramatically different material properties, graphite and diamond are both solid phase forms of the element carbon. What term is given to one of two or more different forms of an element, such as graphite or diamond?

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allotrope

What optical phenomenon that occurs when the sun is below the horizon produces a reddish band of light on the summits of mountains (hence the name)?

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alpenglow

What physicist and Nobel laureate lends his name to a magnetohydrodynamic wave in which ions oscillate in response to a magnetic field?

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Hannes Alfvén

What combination of nitric acid and hydrochloric acid gets its name from its ability to dissolve platinum and gold?

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aqua regia

The "Jurassic Coast" of southern England was fertile ground for what fossil collector and paleontologist who, despite her ineligibility to join the Geological Society of London, had a large impact on the field with her discoveries, which included the first plesiosaur skeleton?

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Mary Anning

July 16, 1945, the year 1964, and the year 1610 are among the suggested start dates of what proposed geological epoch that acknowledges the vast impact of humanity on the Earth's lithosphere?

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Anthropocene

Named for a 17th century Italian ichthyologist, what jelly-filled pores serve as electroreceptors in some fish (notably sharks), allowing the fish to detect electric and magnetic fields as well as temperature gradients?

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ampullae of Lorenzini

When a high-energy photon ejects an inner shell electron, an electron from a higher shell can cascade down to fill the vacancy. The energy released in this cascade can potentially eject a second electron, allowing a single ionizing photon to produce two or more photoelectrons. Although this effect was discovered first by Lise Meitner, it is named after what other physicist who also lends his name to the world's largest cosmic ray observatory?

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Pierre Victor Auger