Science Bowl

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24 Cards. Created by Aaron Atwood-Blaine ().
 
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Definition

What organelle functions to isolate a human cell’s chromosomes from the cytoplasm?

NUCLEUS

What is the primary oxygen-carrying protein found in red blood cells?

HEMOGLOBIN

What physical state of matter is intermediate between a solid and gas?

LIQUID

What is the general name for the rising and falling of sea levels in response to the forces exerted by the Moon and Sun?

TIDES

How many degrees are in one-third of a right angle?

30

Round the number 535,279 to the nearest ten-thousand:

540,000

The number 4.56 × 1011 has how many zeroes?

9

Giving your answer in grams, subtract 200 grams from 6.2 kilograms:

6,000

How many permanent teeth does a typical adult human have?

32

How many canine teeth does the typical human adult have?

4

Jeff walks west in a straight path for 100 meters and then east in a straight path for 150 meters. What is the magnitude of his displacement, in meters?

50

What is the name of the rock that makes up most of the ocean floor and volcanic ocean islands?

BASALT

In a right triangle, what is the name for the side opposite the 90º angle?

HYPOTENUSE

Rounded to the nearest meter, find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle if the legs measure 5 and 12 meters?

13

What is the SI base unit for length?

METER

Name all of the following 3 choices that are measurements units for speed: mach; newton; knots

MACH; KNOTS

Most of the heart is composed of which of the following types of tissues:

MUSCLE

In the taxonomical name Homo sapiens, what taxonomical rank does sapiens represent?

SPECIES

What atomic particle balances the charge of protons to produce a neutral atom?

ELECTRON

Isotopes of the same element are based on their different numbers of what atomic particle?

NEUTRONS