The Craig Fahle Show

Yeah, Science Quiz!

Friday, October 4, 2013

  1. What substance are nails made of?

  2. What is the name of the biggest part of the human brain?

  3. Mycology is the biologic study of what?

  4. The function of ribosomes in cells is to: a.provide energy to the cell b.package lipids c.translate and form proteins d.control cellular division

  5. What is the shape of DNA known as?

  6. True or False: Electrons are smaller than atoms.

7: Frogs belong to which animal group? a.amphibians b.reptiles c.invertebrates d.mammals

  1. A metamorphic rock is one that: a.formed as a result of heat or pressure b.formed from deposition of sediment c.fell from space as a meteorite d.formed from cooled magma

  2. The colored part of the human eye that controls how much light passes through the pupil is called the?

  3. True or false? An adult human body has over 500 bones.

  4. The two chambers at the bottom of your heart are called?

  5. What is the human body’s biggest organ?

  6. The innermost part of bones contains what?

  7. What is the largest planet in the solar system

  8. What is another name for a tidal wave

  9. What is He?


1) On Radiolab we learned which of these living creatures has the broadest spectrum of color in its vision… A) Preying Mantis B) Mantis Shrimp C) Butterfly

2) Who is the expert Jad and Robert often had on the show, who stopped appearing after ethical questions over his body of work? A) Jonah Lehrer B) Jason Blair C) Stephen Glass

3) What was the name of the chimp raised by humans who was profiled on an entire episode of Radiolab? A) Lucky B) Lucy C) Lorraine

ANSWER KEY: 1.keratin 2.cerebrum 3.fungi 4.translate and form proteins 5.double helix 6.true 7.amphibians 8.result of heat and pressure 9.iris 10.false 11.ventricles 13.bone marrow 14.Jupiter 15.Tsunami 16.Helium RADIOLAB 1.b 2.a 3.b