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  1. Science: What is Deoxyribonucleic acid commonly referred to as?*DNA
  2. Science: What is Ribonucleic acid commonly referred to as?*RNA
  3. Science: Name all the different organelles of a eukaryotic cell*nucleolus*nucleus*ribosome*vesicle*rough endoplasmic reticulum*Golgi apparatus*cytoskeleton*smooth endoplasmic reticulum*mitochondria*vacuole*cytosol*lysosome*centriole
  4. Science: What process involves treating rubber with sulfur to harden it?*Vulcanizing
  5. Science: What scale of zero to 14 is used to measure acidity or alkalinity?*The pH scale
  6. Science: What O-word describes oxygen with molecules that have three atoms instead of two?*Ozone
  7. Science: What unit of electrical power is equal to one joule per second?*The Watt
  8. Science: What planet is closest in size to our moon?*Mercury
  9. Science: What's the common name for a cubic decimeter?*liter
  10. Science: What measure of energy comes from the Latin word meaning "heat"?*The calorie
  11. Science: What's removed from water in the process of desalination?*Salt
  12. Science: What species Amazonian electric variety packs a 650 volt wallop?*The eel
  13. Science: What C word defines a substance that speeds a chemical reaction without being consumed?*Catalyst
  14. Science: What's the base unit of mass in the metric system?*The kilogram
  15. Science: What cooking fuel is produced by heating wood without oxygen?*Charcoal
  16. Science: What's the only metal that's not a solid at room temperature?*Mercury
  17. Science: Which will yield the most BTUs of energy--a gallon of oil, a pound of coal or a gallon of gasoline?*A gallon of oil
  18. Science: What unit of measure do you multiply by .39 to convert it to inches?*Centimeters
  19. Science: What method of underwater detection is short for "sound navigation and ranging"?*Sonar
  20. Science: What hazardous substance is euphemistically referred to as "mineral fiber"?*Asbestos
  21. Science: What color does litmus turn when dipped into acid?*Pink
  22. Science: What process involves heating an ore to obtain a metal?*Smelting
  23. Science: What's the U. S. equivalent of 0.45 kilograms?*One pound
  24. Science: What's defined as the distance between a lens and its focal point?*Focal Length
  25. Science: What energy unit is defined as the heat required to raise one kilogram of water by one degree Celsius?*One Calorie
  26. Science: What founding father was knocked unconscious while attempting to electrocute a turkey?*Benjamin Franklin
  27. Science: What continent is subjected to the world's largest ozone hole?*Antarctica
  28. Science: What sea creature can have an eye measuring 16 inches across, the largest in the animal kingdom?*A squid
  29. Science: What explosive cosmic event was seen with the naked eye in 1987, for the first time in 383 years?*A supernova
  30. Science: What three terms are represented in Newton's second law of motion F = ma?*Force, mass, acceleration
  31. Science: How many of the nine planets have moons?*Seven
  32. Science: What were exterminated from Harvard's bio labs when they were found to be carrying radioactive chemicals into the walls?*Ants
  33. Science: What type of trees yield the resin used to produce turpentine?*Pine trees
  34. Science: What's the most malleable metal?*Gold
  35. Science: When drawing circles what instrument would you use?*Compass
  36. Science: What does a meteorologist study?*Weather
  37. Science: The chinese invented this black powder to make fireworks?*Gunpowder
  38. Science: This word describes the force that pulls objects to the middle of the earth?*Gravity
  39. Science: What has a face, hands and wheels?*Clock
  40. Science: Nephrology is the study of which organs?*Kidneys
  41. Science: Where in the human body would you find the scaphoid bone?*Wrist
  42. Science: From the bark of which tree was aspirin originally obtained?*Willow
  43. Science: What is Acetic Acid more commonly known as?*Vinegar
  44. Science: Cumulus and Cirrus are types of what?*Clouds
  45. Science: Which grow upwards Stalactites or Stalagmites?*Stalagmites
  46. Science: What can be Forked, Sheet or ball?*Lightning
  47. Science: When Litmus paper is in contact with Alkaline what colour does it become?*Blue
  48. Science: The best conductor of electricity is which metal?*Silver
  49. Science: The curved line between any two points on a circle is referred to as what?*An arc
  50. Science: Cumulus and Cirrus are types of what?*Cloud
  51. Science: Calcium Carbonate is more commonly known as what?*Chalk
  52. Science: Sugar found in fruit is known by what name?*Fructose
  53. Science: This metal is liquid at room temperature?*Mercury
  54. Science: The most sensitive of the senses is what?*Smell
  55. Science: These creatures were used to bleed patients in the nineteeth century?*Leeches
  56. Science: Acid turns Litmus paper which colour?*Red
  57. Science: This is the most common element in the universe?*Hydrogen
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