1. What would an object that weighs 120 pounds on Earth weigh on the moon?
a) 10 pounds
b) 20 pounds
c) 82 pounds
d) 150 pound
2. To form carbonic acid in the bloodstream, what two compounds are needed?
a) Carbon Dioxide and Citric Acid
b) Water and Carbon Dioxide
c) Pyruvic Acid and Water
d) Glucose and Carbon Dioxide
3. What is the most powerful animal muscle yet to be identified?
a) Tail of a Humpback Whale
b) Hindleg muscle of a Cheetah
c) Tongue of the Central American Giant Palm Salamander
d) Jaw Muscle of an Adult Pitbull Dog
4. How hot is lightning?
a) 30,000 degrees Celsius
b) 40,000 degrees Celsius
c) 50,000 degrees Celsius
d) 60,000 degrees Celsius
5. What number, a one followed by 100 zeros, was first used by nine-year-old Milton Sirotta in 1940?
6. A box contains two good and two bad light bulbs. Two light bulbs are selected from the box one at a time without replacement. Find the probability that both light bulbs selected were good.
7. You are making a model of the Earth and Moon to show their relative sizes and massiveness. You've decided that Earth will be a ball of clay 6 inches in diameter, so the Moon should be:
a) A Tennis Ball
b) A Ping Pong Ball
c) A Baseball
d) A Golf Ball
8. Light of all colors (white light) comes to Earth from the sun. Why do we see a cloudless sky as blue and not white?
a) Air molecules scatter the blue light more than yellow or red.
b) The Earth's magnetic field bends blue light more than yellow or red.
c) The cells in the retina of our eyes are most sensitive to blue light.
d) Pollution in the Earth's atmosphere filters the light causing a blue appearance.
9. An earthquake that measures 8 on the Richter Scale would be how many times stronger than an earthquake that measures 4 on the same scale?
a) 2 Times Stronger
b) 100 Times Stronger
c) 10,000 Times Stronger
d) 20,000 Times Stronger
10. In what year was the computer mouse patented?