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Which planet is named after the Greek God who personified the sky?

Uranus

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An animal that only eats meat

Carnivore

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The chemical process in which electrons are removed from a molecule is called

Oxidation

3

Light waves travel at a rate of about

186,000 miles per second

4

The largest planet in the solar system

Jupiter

5

The intestines are part of the

Digestive system

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Joints that hold bones firmly together are called

Fixed joints

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Of the levels listed, the top or broadest level or the classification system for living organisms is called the

Kingdom

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Which planet is the brightest object in the sky, outside from moon and sun ?

Venus

9

The human heart includes

4 chambers

10

White blood cells

Produce antibodies, carry oxygen and carbon dioxide

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A measurable amount of protein can be found in all of the following foods except

Apples

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What's the most abundant element, by mass, in the earths crust ?

Oxygen

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Osmosis

Diffusion of water

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A Meter consist of

100 centimeters

15

One light year is

The distance traveled by light in one year

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Electrons are particles that are

Negatively charged

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The Astroid belt is located

Between Mars and Jupiter

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The atomic number of an atom is determined by

Number of protons

19

The control center of a cell is called the

Nucleus

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How many planets have rings

Four

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The temperature at which a substances solid and liquid states exist in equilibrium is its

Melting point

22

The atmosphere of Mars is composed mostly of

Carbon dioxide

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Not counting the sun, the closet star to earth is

Proxima Centauri

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What is the change in the body form that an insect undergoes from birth to maturity?

Metamorphosis

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An earthquake that measures 4 on a Richter scale would be how many times stronger than an earthquake that measure 2?

100 times stronger

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Muscles attach to bone with

Tendons

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The male part of a flower is called

The stamen

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Blood leaving the lung is

Oxygenated

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Which is the longest river

Nile