"K" in Science by HensleyB

Champion(s):

GrahamJ
The real world is complex, so remember your origin.


Runner(s)-Up:

UllspergerA


Quiz Description

All correct answers begin with the letter "K."

Full Results:

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1 GrahamJ 485 99 15
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2 UllspergerA 477 98 15
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3 Shosin 444 96 15
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4 DixonD 429 95 15
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5 LaskerJ 418 94 15
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6 LorinBurte 414 93 15
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7 Vendy12 403 91 15
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8 GrubbC 400 90 15
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9 lshultz82 399 89 15
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10 jonah 393 87 15
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11 orwant 375 86 15
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12 LevitJE 367 85 15
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13 StahlhutJ 366 84 15
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14 FeitelD 362 82 15
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15 VaccaD 355 81 15
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16 grimesr 352 80 15
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17 MercureT 350 79 15
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18 MoyseyC 343 77 15
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19 VenguswamyK 340 76 15
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20 WangA 337 75 15
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21 helene 335 74 15
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22 RautY 334 72 15
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23 KonkelT 332 71 15
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24 GrossB 330 70 15
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25 rfgold 323 68 15
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26 WeinbergD 317 67 15
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29 JeziorskiM 299 63 15
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30 RichmondJ 287 62 15
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31 srs 279 61 15
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32 tabstop 278 60 15
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33 grnwaz 274 58 15
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34 MorrisK 271 57 15
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35 ntndeacon 269 56 15
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Questions:

Which Noble gas gets its name from the Greek for "the hidden one" due to the length of time it took to discover it?

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krypton

Baleen, porcupine quills, wool, and human fingernails are all made from types of what structural protein?

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keratin

What astronomer is the source of another name of Supernova 1604 due to his detailed observations of it which spanned a full year?

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Johannes Kepler

Stephanie Kwolek invented the synthetic fiber poly-paraphenylene terephthalamide, which is better known by what trademarked name?

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Kevlar

Organic compounds with the structure RC(=O)R' are referred to by what name?

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ketones

Named for a town in South Africa, what igneous rock is a primary source of diamonds along with lamproite?

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kimberlite

Having different meanings in botany and mathematics, what term in computer science refers to the core of a computer's operating system that connects the hardware to the software?

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kernel

The chemical reactions by which aerobic organisms convert carbohydrates, fats, and proteins to ATP are collectively known by what name? Be sure to provide the name that fits the theme of this quiz.

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Krebs Cycle

What chemist claimed to have figured out the structure of benzene after having a dream of a snake eating its own tail?

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Friedrich August Kekulé

What term names the collection of solid, insoluble (in contrast to bitumen) organic compounds found in rock? Common constituents of this material include woody plants and algae.

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kerogen

Paris Hilton is seen here with her pet Baby Luv, an animal of what species?

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kinkajou

Whose law of thermal radiation states, in one form, "For an arbitrary body emitting and absorbing thermal radiation in thermodynamic equilibrium, the emissivity is equal to the absorptivity."

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Gustav Kirchhoff