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Science Bowl General Science Set 2
Terms in this set (25)
What is another name for the Paleolithic Age?
What nocturnal animal group makes up one-fourth of all mammals species?
Bats or Chiroptera
What is the name of the whale that has a long protruding tusk?
How many time zones are there on Earth?
24 time zones
What land mammal holds the record for the greatest age?
What is the better known name for the deadly poison prussic acid?
What colorless, pungent gas is often dissolved in water to yield a solution that is used as a biological preservative?
What is the name given to the process, discovered by Goodyear, of adding sulfur to heated rubber?
Used primarily in fertilizers, which element is never found free in nature even though it makes up about 2.5% of the earth's crust?
What poisonous alkaloid is extracted from tobacco leaves and widely used as an insecticide?
Which prefix is often used with scientific terms to indicate that something is the same, equal or constant
The branch of medical science which is concerned with the study of disease as it affects a community of people is called:
The study of how people use tools to perform work and how people physically relate to their working environment is called:
What famous scientist and inventor participated in the invention of the Aqua-Lung?
Superconductivity is a material property associated with:
A loss of electrical resistance
Who was the marine biologist and author of Silent Spring who was one of the first people to warn of the dangers of pesticides like DDT?
What is the name given to the invasion of warm surface waters off the Peruvian coast that has been identified with strange climactic effects in recent years?
In a musical instrument that produces a fundamental note, what would the wavelength of the second harmonic be relative to the fundamental?
One half the fundamental
In which country was a method for making rust-resistant iron discovered in the fifth century B.C.?
Cystitis is the infection of which of the following?
Wutomobile catalytic converters cause the carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons which result from incomplete combustion to be converted into what two substances?
Carbon Dioxide and Water
The naturalist responsible for "The Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection" is which one of the following?
All land-dwelling living things depend upon which of the following as the initial source of energy?
A honey bee getting nectar or pollen from a flower is an example of which type of association?
The following are the names of man-made structures in the United States. Identify the type of structure. Hungry Horse, Yellowtail, Dworshak, Don Pedro, Cougar, Glen Canyon, Grand Coulee and Hoover. Name the type of structure.
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