"I" in Science by HensleyB

Champion(s):

MyrowitzJ
The smartest part of me will always be my ass.


Runner(s)-Up:

JHitchcock


Quiz Description

All correct answers will begin with "I" (that's a capital i).

Full Results:

Rank Player Total %ile 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
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1 MyrowitzJ 553 99 15
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2 JHitchcock 517 97 15
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3 Shosin 411 95 00
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4 DixonD 405 94 15
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5 LaudermithM 395 92 15
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6 VenguswamyK 388 90 15
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7 LuskT 380 88 15
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8 GrubbC 357 87 00
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9 UllspergerA 349 84 15
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9 GrahamJ 349 84 15
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11 LiptonM 344 82 15
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12 JeziorskiM 343 80 15
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13 DiegmillerR 322 78 15
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14 Vendy12 313 77 15
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15 jonah 299 75 00
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16 DreyfusB 293 73 15
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17 BClemens 286 72 15
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18 HolstJ 283 70 15
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19 srs 277 68 15
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20 Timm 271 66 15
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20 ShapiroA 271 66 15
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22 HessJa 259 63 00
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23 RFedewa 240 61 15
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24 MilgromM 237 59 00
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24 ParrishM 237 59 15
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26 orwant 227 56 00
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Questions:

Identify the dinosaur pictured here.

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Iguanodon

Tidal forces exerted by Jupiter make which moon, the innermost of the Galilean satellites, the most geologically active body in the Solar System?

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Io

The henry, named for American scientist (and first Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution) Joseph Henry, is the SI unit of what physical quantity?

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inductance

Also used widely in genetics, what term in computer science refers to the ability of a derived class to use the properties and methods of its parent class?

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inheritance

What word can refer either to the gelatinous substance found in the air bladders of some fish or to thin, translucent sheets of mica?

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isinglass

Identify the chemical compound pictured here.

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isopropyl alcohol (or isopropanol)

What does the abbreviation "Ig" stand for in this image?

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immunoglobulin

What thirteen-letter word fills the blank below?

12CO and 13CO are the same molecule but differ in their total number of neutrons. As such, 12CO and 13CO are said to be ___ of each other.

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isotopologues

What medical term refers to the restriction of blood supply, and consequently glucose and oxygen, to a region due to vasoconstriction or arterial blockage?

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ischemia

What alloy of nickel and iron gets its name from the fact that it undergoes minimal expansion and contraction with changes in temperature? Charles Édouard Guillaume received the 1920 Nobel Prize in Physics in part for its discovery.

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invar

What psychoactive substance, found naturally in a certain African root bark and central to some Bwiti ceremonies, has been shown to alleviate the symptoms of opioid withdrawal, although it is not approved for medical use in the US?

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ibogaine (iboga)

In genetics, what term refers to a large segment of DNA with high uniformity in the fraction of bases that are either guanine or cytosine (i.e. GC content)? In physics, this term is sometimes used to denote a line of constant volume on a plot of temperature vs pressure.

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isochore