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21 February 2005 @ 07:02 pm
 
Eh. Sorry for not posting in about half a million years. I'll just post some science bowl questions I made up. They're not too hard. Try to answer the toss-ups within five seconds, and the bonuses within twenty, as per the official rules. Answers will be posted as a comment, as usual.

Toss-up

1. Chemistry Multiple Choice: Which of these molecules is nonpolar?

W) Water
X) Ammonia
Y) Carbon Dioxide
Z) Hydrogen Fluoride


Bonus

Chemistry Short Answer: At what temperature is the entropy of a pure, perfectly formed crystalline substance zero?


Toss-up

2. Biology Multiple Choice: Which of the following statements about jellyfish is NOT true?

W) Adult jellyfish are composed mainly of water
X) Jellyfish move about using a hydrostatic skeleton
Y) Jellyfish do not reproduce asexually
Z) Jellyfish lack true organ structures


Bonus

Biology Multiple Choice: Jellyfish are classified in the phylum Cnidaria. Which of these organisms do not belong in the same phylum?

W) Corals
X) Sea anemones
Y) Hydras
Z) Starfish



Toss-up

3. Astronomy Short Answer: Which astronomer discovered Titan in 1655?




Bonus

Astronomy Short Answer: The most abundant gas in Titan's atmosphere is Nitrogen. What is the second most abundant gas?



Toss-up

4. Computer Science Short Answer: What keyword do all Pascal programs begin with?


Bonus

Computer Science Multiple Choice: In ASCII, what symbol has the decimal equivalence of 65?

W) Uppercase A
X) Dollar sign
Y) Lowercase e
Z) Backslash



Toss-up

5. Earth Science Short Answer: What is the name of the geological period between the Devonian and the Pennsylvanian?




Bonus

Earth Science Short Answer: How many times harder is conundrum, hardness 9, than topaz, hardness 8?
 
 
 
Halpingus on February 22nd, 2005 03:09 am (UTC)
Answer
1. Y) Carbon Dioxide ; Absolute zero

2. Y) Jellyfish do not reproduce asexually ; Z) Starfish

3. Christiaan Huygens ; Methane

4. Program ; W) Uppercase A

5. Mississippian ; Two times