Take this Super Quiz to a Ph.D. Score 1 point for each correct answer on the Freshman Level, 2 points on the Graduate Level and 3 points on the Ph.D. Level.
(e.g., What has been called the "ship of the desert"? Answer: Camel.)
1. How many planets are in the solar system?
2. How many ounces are in a pound?
3. How many valves are there in the human heart?
4. How many carats is pure gold?
5. How many surfaces does a Mobius strip have?
6. What is the basic element in all organic compounds?
7. What is lost in an exothermic reaction?
8. Mass x velocity = ____.
9. The smallest independent part of an organism.
10. What is absolute zero on the Kelvin scale?
11. Identify the small bone in your middle ear between the malleus and the stapes.
12. What property does iron, nickel and cobalt have in common?
13. Anything that absorbs more carbon than it releases is called a ____.
14. What does VFR indicate to a pilot?
15. What ancient instrument was used to predict the positions of the planets and stars?
ANSWERS: 1. Eight. 2. Sixteen. 3. Four. 4. Twenty-four. 5. One. 6. Carbon. 7. Heat. 8. Momentum. 9. Cell. 10. 0 K. 11. Incus. 12. Ferromagnetic (attracted to a magnet). 13. Carbon sink. 14. Visual flight rules. 15. Astrolabe.
24 to 30 points - congratulations, doctor; 18 to 23 points - honors graduate; 13 to 17 points - you're plenty smart, but no grind; 5 to 12 points - you really should hit the books harder; 1 point to 4 points - enroll in remedial courses immediately; 0 points - who reads the questions to you?
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