"F" in Science by HensleyB

Champion(s):

jonah
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Runner(s)-Up:

minarik15


Quiz Description

All correct answers will begin with F.

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Questions:

Identify the member of the fox family seen in the linked image.

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fennec

Named after a French chemist and an American chemist, what reaction is illustrated in the linked image?

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Friedel-Crafts reaction/alkylation

Although this word can apply to various tissues in the brain, digestive tract, and mouth (among other places), what term most commonly denotes the band of tissue under the glans penis?

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frenulum

What thermodynamic quantity is a measure of the tendency of a gas to escape or expand? It is defined as the partial pressure needed for a real gas to have the same chemical potential as an ideal gas.

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fugacity

Water seeps into cracks between rocks, then freezes and expands, causing the cracks to become larger and eventually the rocks to break apart. This describes what weathering process?

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frost wedging / frost weathering / freeze-thaw weathering / frost shattering

The pseudocode in the (slightly redacted) linked image is implementing what algorithm?

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flood-fill

What French physicist is probably best remembered for his 1849 experiment in which he accurately measured the speed of light using a rapidly-rotating gear?

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Hippolyte Fizeau

What mineral group that makes up about 60% of the Earth's crust counts orthoclase, oligoclase, and anorthite among its members?

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feldspars

What spindle-shaped cells that can play a role in wound healing are also important for synthesizing collagen?

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fibroblasts

On what scale does an F5 correspond to wind speeds exceeding 260 mph (418 kph) and "incredible damage"?

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Fujita scale / Fujita–Pearson scale / F-scale / FPP scale

In a ferromagnetic material, all of the unpaired electron spins spontaneously align along some direction, resulting in a permanent magnetization. In an anitferromagnetic material, neighboring spins align in opposite directions, resulting in no net magnetization. What adjective describes materials whose neighboring electrons align with opposite but unequal magnetic moments, resulting in a net magnetization?

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ferrimagnetic

Although also the first to model the tobacco mosaic virus as hollow and having single-stranded RNA, what English chemist and crystallographer is probably best remembered for contributions to understanding the helical structure of DNA?

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Rosalind Franklin