"G" in Science by HensleyB

Champion(s):

GrubbC
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Runner(s)-Up:

LaskerJ


Quiz Description

All correct answers will begin with G.

Full Results:

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1 GrubbC 549 97 15
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2 LaskerJ 547 93 00
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3 RuizJ 484 89 15
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4 LuskT 420 84 15
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5 LujanP 404 80 15
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6 LiptonM 326 76 00
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7 GrahamJ 314 71 15
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8 StahlhutJ 300 67 00
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9 KonkelT 268 63 15
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10 VenguswamyK 251 58 15
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11 DixonD 231 54 00
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12 KingJA 200 50 00
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13 OlewnickB 179 43 15
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13 MatthewsP 179 43 15
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15 KleinJ 161 36 00
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16 ClarksonB 129 32 00
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17 HessJa 107 28 00
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18 SaferMR 80 23 00
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19 MilgromM 74 19 00
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20 AllardM 72 15 15
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21 Vintsanity 57 8 00
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21 Warek 57 8 00
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23 AdamKing 24 2 00
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Questions:

Identify the relative of the llama and alpaca pictured here.

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guanaco

What adjective describes the shape of the moon when it is more than half, but not completely, full?

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gibbous

Produced naturally by the jellyfish Aequorea victoria, GFP is widely used in biology as a reporter gene. What does GFP stand for?

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green fluorescent protein

What ancient supercontinent merged with Laurasia to form Pangaea?

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Gondwana/Gondwanaland

On September 14 of this year, what European Space Agency space observatory made its first data release, which included the distances to over two million stars?

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Gaia

In the kidney, Bowman's capsule encloses what network of capillaries that serves as the first stage of filtering blood?

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glomerulus

The chemical reaction involving the addition of an organomagnesium halide to a ketone or aldehyde is named for what chemist and winner of the 1912 Nobel Prize in Chemistry?

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Victor Grignard

2000's "40 Years At Gombe" is a work of what scientist?

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Jane Goodall

What physical quantity is denoted γ in the linked equation?

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gyromagnetic ratio

What British physicist lends his name, often alongside discoverer Yoichiro Nambu, to a type of spinless boson that arises when continuous symmetries are spontaneously broken?

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Jeffrey Goldstone

Thylakoids are the membrane-bound compartments within chloroplasts in which the light-dependent reactions of photosynthesis occur. What name is given to stacks of thylakoids, of which there may be 10 to 100 in a single chloroplast?

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grana (singular granum)

Although more widely used in a non-scientific context with a different meaning, what adjective can denote the relationship between two atoms or groups whose dihedral angle is between 0 and 120°?

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gauche