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A genus classification contains several related...

Species

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Particles that orbit the nucleus of an atom are

Electrons

2

As a human breaths, air is first warmed and filtered in the

Nasal cavity

3

The process where a solid becomes a gas is called

Sublimation

4

What is the freezing point for Kelvin?

273 K

5

The gravitational force the moon exerts on the earth is...

The same as that exerted by the earth on the moon.

6

Clouds that are thin, high in the atmosphere.

Cirrus

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Fossils are found in what kind of rocks?

Sedimentary

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What type of star is the sun?

Yellow dwarf

9

A group of species living in the same region is called...

Population

10

A boulder begins to roll down a hill is an example of...

Potential to kinetic

11

The lowest layer of earths atmosphere

Troposphere

12

According to the law of conservation of energy...

Energy can neither be created nor destroyed

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As a ambulance passes, it's pitch seems to change. This perception is due to...

The Doppler effect

14

A concave lens is also known as...

Diverging Lens

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The smallest particle of a covalent compound that can exist in a free state and still remain the characteristics of that compound is...

Molecule

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In a chemical change, the molecules that enter the reaction are called

Reactants

17

On Fahrenheit thermometer the boing point of water is

212

18

...carry blood back to the heart from the capillaries

Veins

19

Blood enters the right atrium of the heart from the

Vena cava

20

Which of the following organs does the most work when breaking down food?

Small intestine

21

The most basic unit of inheritance is known as a

Gene

22

Name a sedimentary rock

Shale

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A producer is known as a

Autotroph

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What type of rock is a obsidian

Igneous

25

During a lunar eclipse

The earth lies between the moon and sun.

26

A centimeter is

One hundredth of a meter

27

Momentum is

Tendency of an object to keep moving in the same direction.

28

What color light waves have the highest frequency?

Violet

29

A major portion of a atoms mass consists of

Neutrons and protons