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Science bowl middle school set 1 round 1
Terms in this set (50)
What organelle functions to isolate a human cell's chromosomes from the cytoplasm?
What is the primary oxygen-carrying protein found in red blood cells?
What physical state of matter is intermediate between a solid and gas?
Which of the following BEST describes the term static:
W) stationary X) low
Y) constant Z) used
What is the general name for the rising and falling of sea levels in response to the forces exerted by the Moon and Sun?
Approximately what fraction of Earth's surface is covered by oceans:
X) two-thirds Y) seven-tenths Z) four-fifths
How many degrees are in one-third of a right angle
Round the number 535,279 to the nearest ten-thousand
The number 4.56 × 10^11 has how many zeroes?
Giving your answer in grams, subtract 200 grams from 6.2 kilograms
How many permanent teeth does a typical adult human have?
How many canine teeth does the typical human adult have?
Mary tried to lift her couch by exerting 500 newtons of force but it doesn't budge. If the couch weighed 2,000 newtons, how much work did she do?
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?
The hydrologic cycle describes the circulation of Earth's:
W) tides X) water
Y) sediments Z) rocks
What is the name of the rock that makes up most of the ocean floor and volcanic ocean islands?
In a right triangle, what is the name for the side opposite the 90^o angle?
Rounded to the nearest meter, find the length of the hypotenuse of a right triangle if the legs measure 5 and 12 meters?
What is the SI base unit for length?
Name all of the following 3 choices that are measurements units for speed: mach; newton; knots
mach and knots
Most of the heart is composed of which of the following types of tissues:
W) epithelial X) connective Y) nervous Z) muscle
In the taxonomical name Homo sapiens, what taxonomical rank
does sapiens represent?
What atomic particle balances the charge of protons to produce a neutral atom?
Isotopes of the same element are based on their different numbers of what atomic particle?
Which of the Gas giant planets is closest to the Sun?
What are the 2 main factors causing the metamorphism of rocks?
HEAT AND PRESSURE
What is the name for any segment with one endpoint at the center of a circle and the other endpoint on the circle?
Rounded to the nearest ten-thousandth, convert 1/3 to a decimal
If there are 640 ounces of water in 5 gallons, how many ounces are in 1⁄2 gallon?
Name all of the following 4 choices that are measurement units of area: meter; hectare; acre; mile
What is generally considered the basic unit of life?
In what organelle of a plant cell does photosynthesis occur?
An ionic state of an atom of hydrogen would have how many protons?
What is the name for the biochemical process that converts grape juice into wine or soy beans into soy sauce?
Giving your answer as north, south, east, or west, a southerly wind blows FROM what direction?
Which of the following clouds has little vertical development:
W) altostratus X) altocumulus Y) cirrus
What is the exact circumference, in centimeters, of a circle whose radius is 3 centimeters?
Change each of the following 3 fractions, respectively, to equivalent fractions with a denominator of 30: 1/3 3/5 5/6
10/30 18/30 25/30
What is the common name for the antiseptic, found in many homes, that decomposes into water and oxygen?
What is the chemical formula for hydrogen peroxide?
What is the scientific name for the white of a cooked egg?
What term is generally used for biological catalysts?
What term do scientists use for the force of gravity acting on anything that has mass?
How many protons are present in a single helium nucleus?
A weather forecast of 100% relative humidity suggests an increased possibility of:
Y) rising temperature Z) drying conditions
What is the name for all Great Circles that pass through the north and south poles?
Every triangle has how many vertices?
If the perimeter of a triangle is 45 centimeters and the lengths of two of its sides are 16 and 12 centimeters, find the length of the third side, in centimeters:
What general term describes the angle or degree north or south of the equator?
The geographic north pole is at what latitude?