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Most minerals may be identified using the following methods except which?

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Smell. There are five steps to mineral identification.

John Glenn was the first American to orbit the earth, in how long a flight?

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Five Hours. John Glenn was a U.S. Senator from Ohio.

What is the fastest speed at which a badminton shuttle travels?

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112 Mph. The fastest tennis ball serve on record is 155 mph.

According to the International Flat Earth Society, where is the hub of the world?

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North Pole. Members of the International Flat Earth Society don't believe the earth is round.

What is any picture of an object made with a mirror or lens called?

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Image. Digital images are made up of square pixels.

Which of the following minerals is the hardest?

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Corundum. Corundum has a hardness of 9, according to the Mohs scale.

What are the small bits of metal and rock that orbit the Sun called?

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Meteoroids. A meteoroid is a piece of debris in the solar system .

What is a rotation about an axis aligned with the direction in which the aircraft is flying?

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Roll. "Roll" is one of the ways in which an aircraft can move.

What do scientists call a two-quart bottle?

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Magnum. The capacity of a magnum is 1.5 liters of liquid.

In terms of measuring temperature, "Celsius" is also known as what?

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Centigrade. Scientists generally measure degrees of temperature in Celsius or Centigrade units.

What is water treated with to prevent bacteria from growing?

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Chlorine. Chlorine is the chemical most often used in swimming pools to control bacteria.

Which state, although widely known for seafood, only has eight miles of Atlantic Ocean coastline?

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Maryland. Blue crabs are harvested from Chesapeake Bay in Maryland and other places on the Atlantic coast.

What type of clouds are thick and puffy and can sometimes turn into thunderstorms?

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Cumulus. The most intense cumulus and cumulonimbus clouds are usually associated with severe weather.

Which of the following is an element?

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Gold. Gold has been used for coins, jewelry and art since the beginning of recorded history.

A phytotoxin is a poison produced from what?

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Plants. Phytotoxins are used primarily for weed control.

What does a konimeter measure?

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Dust In The Air. A konometer is used to determine industrial air quality, like in a mine or a factory.

The average life cycle of a red blood cell is how many days?

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120. The four main red blood cells types are A, B, AB and O.

What does acceleration depend on according to Newton's Second Law of Motion?

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Mass Of Object. The "rest mass" of a body is its mass at zero velocity.

What was the Great Plains of the U.S. called in the 1930's because of erosion?

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The Dust Bowl. The period of the Dust Bowl is sometimes referred to as the "Dirty Thirties".

What does the term "piscivorous" mean?

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A Creature That Eats Fish. The Aquatic Genet is solely dependent upon fish for food.

 

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