# Name the famous mathematician/physicist who was born in the year Galileo died.

Name the famous mathematician/physicist who was born in the year Galileo died.s

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Last Answer : ANSWER: JAMES CLERK MAXWELL

Description : In the early 17th century, based on his observations with a telescope, Galileo Galilei attacked a belief espoused by the church. That belief was: w) that the earth was flat. x) the sky was a large dome ... seen. y) that the earth was at the center of the universe. z) there are no other planets.

Last Answer : ANSWER: Y -- THAT THE EARTH WAS AT THE CENTER OF THE UNIVERSE.

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Last Answer : Albert Einstein.

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Last Answer : Narinder Singh Kapany

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Last Answer : ANSWER: X -- \$10.00

Description : When the fuel economy of a 20 miles per gallon car is averaged with that of a 40 miles per gallon car and both cars are driven the same number of miles per year, the resulting average, in miles per gallon, is:

Last Answer : ANSWER: 26.7 (MILES PER GALLON) (Accept 25.7 TO 27.7)

Description : The first controlled nuclear chain reaction took place in what year? w) 1895 x) 1910 y) 1942 z) 1945

Last Answer : ANSWER: Y -- 1942

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Last Answer : ANSWER: W -- ASTRONOMICAL UNITS

Description : The Oklo reactor in Gabon, Africa, is significant because it: w) was the first man-made reactor. x) was a natural fission reactor. y) was the first reactor used to generate electricity. z) produced the most electricity in a single year.

Last Answer : ANSWER: X -- WAS A NATURAL FISSION REACTOR.

Description : Spent fuel from a nuclear power plant cools down and loses most of its radioactivity through decay. In the first year, spent fuel loses about what percentage of its radioactivity? w) 10 percent x) 50 percent y) 80 percent z) 100 percent

Last Answer : ANSWER: Y -- 80 PERCENT

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Description : The famous physicist Stephen Hawking once said: "It's spaceflight or extinction." Why do so many people think space exploration is not very important?

Last Answer : In my non-scientific opinion, I believe that if we spent the money wasted on space exploration on figuring out how to solve our earthly problems, there would be no need to go to space. We are the human animal, a product of earth, I’d stay here and die before I went to space.

Description : Which famous Danish physicist in 1675 measured the speed of light?

Description : Albert Einsten was a famous (1) Physician (2) Chemist (3) Physicist (4) Biologist

Last Answer : (3) Physicist

Last Answer : Galileo was born in 1564 .

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Last Answer : B) 50's

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Last Answer : b) Internal surfaces not exposed to weather*

Description : 10. Catalytic converters are fitted into automobiles to reduce emission of harmful gases. Catalytic converters change un burnt hydrocarbons into (a) carbon dioxide and water (b) carbon mono oxide (c) methane (d) carbon dioxide and methane.

Last Answer : (a) carbon dioxide and water

Description : Evaporation from water surfaces exposed to air is not dependent of the: w) velocity of the wind x) humidity y) temperature z) depth of the water

Last Answer : ANSWER: Z -- DEPTH OF THE WATER

Description : For a DC motor, what major component in addition to the field winding and the armature winding is necessary? w) a commutator x) a stator y) a battery z) a rotor

Last Answer : ANSWER: W -- A COMMUTATOR

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Last Answer : ANSWER: Y -- ANTARCTICA

Description : Who is known as the Father of the Atomic Bomb? w) Albert Einstein x) J. Robert Oppenheimer y) General Leslie Groves z) Edward Teller

Last Answer : ANSWER: X -- J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER

Description : In 1991, the frozen body of a late stone age man was found amazingly intact in the Alps near the Italian-Austrian border. Its age was determined to be about: w) 2,200 years x) 5,300 years y) 12,800 years z) 30,000 years

Last Answer : ANSWER: X -- 5,300 YEARS

Description : Movement exhibited by plants toward the "center of the Earth" is called?

Description : What is the phase relationship between the voltage and current in a capacitor?

Last Answer : ANSWER: X -- CURRENT LEADS BY 90 DEGREES

Description : The sun makes up approximately what percent of matter in our solar system? w) 17% x) 50% y) 85% z) 99%

Last Answer : ANSWER: Z -- 99%

Description : Name a component of gasoline that has been classified by the U.S. EPA as a "known human carcinogen".

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Last Answer : ANSWER: Z -- WEST GERMANY

Description : Who was the first scientist credited with pointing out that certain gases could cause a greenhouse effect? w) John Tyndall x) Charles Darwin y) Roger Tory Peterson z) Stephen Jay Gould

Last Answer : ANSWER: W -- JOHN TYNDALL

Description : What range of frequencies are usually referred to as the Ultra High Frequency (UHF) Band? w) 3 to 30 Mega Hertz x) 30 to 300 Mega Hertz y) 300 to 3,000 Mega Hertz z) 30,000 to 300,000 Mega Hertz

Last Answer : ANSWER: Y -- 300 to 3,000 MEGA HERTZ

Description : If a quiet whisper is 10 decibels, then what is the average pain threshold in decibels for humans?

Last Answer : ANSWER: 120 DECIBELS (ACCEPT 110 TO 130)

Description : Which of the following is considered a renewable resource? w) Coal fired power plant x) Hydroelectric dam y) Combustion turbine facility z) Nuclear fission power plant

Last Answer : ANSWER: X -- HYDROELECTRIC DAM

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Description : What is the name for the metric unit of pressure defined as 1 Newton per meter squared?

Description : The U.S. EPA recently concluded that environmental tobacco smoke should be considered (quote) w) "a possible human teratogen" x) "a priority air pollutant" y) "a known human carcinogen" z) "a possible human carcinogen"

Last Answer : ANSWER: Y -- A KNOWN HUMAN CARCINOGEN

Description : TCDD (2,3,6,7-tetrachlorodibenzo(p)dioxin) is a toxic synthetic chemical. The most consistent adverse effect observed in exposed humans is: w) liver cancer x) birth defects y) disfiguring skin eruption z) an exaggerated sense of well-being

Last Answer : ANSWER: Y -- DISFIGURING SKIN ERUPTION (CHLORACNE)

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Last Answer : ANSWER: W -- TEMPERATURE RANGE

Description : Approximately what percentage of the electricity produced in the United States is consumed by residential appliances? w) 20% x) 33% y) 50% z) 66%

Last Answer : ANSWER: X -- 33%

Description : A radio station is broadcasting at 3750 khz (kilohertz). This station would be found in which radio band? w) 20 meter x) 40 meter y) 80 meter z) 160 meter

Last Answer : ANSWER: Y -- 80 METER

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Last Answer : ANSWER: Z -- ELI WHITNEY

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Last Answer : ANSWER: W -- GREEN

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Last Answer : ANSWER: X -- 1 QUINTILLION

Description : In the Tyndall Effect, the intensity of scattered radiation is inversely proportional to the fourth power of the wavelength. Which one of the following colors of light would exhibit the most intense Tyndall scattering? w) yellow x) green y) orange z) violet

Last Answer : ANSWER: Z -- VIOLET

Description : What form of radiation most closely resembles X-rays? w) alpha x) beta y) gamma z) neutron

Last Answer : ANSWER: Y -- GAMMA

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Description : What is the approximate weight in pounds of the atmosphere on a 1 sq. ft. surface at sea level? w) 15 lbs. x) 1500 lbs. y) 2100 lbs. z) 20,000 lbs.

Last Answer : ANSWER: Y -- 2100 LBS.

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