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##### Toss Up - Biology - Short Answer

What is the most common term used in genetics to describe the observable physical characteristics of an organism caused by the expression of a gene or set of genes?

##### Bonus - Biology - Short Answer

What is the biological term most often used for the act of a cell engulfing a particle by extending its pseudopodia (read as: SU-doe-POH-dee-ah) around the particle?

##### Toss Up - Chemistry - Multiple Choice

An aqueous solution in which the concentration of OH- ions is greater than that of H+ ions is:
W) basic
X) acidic
Y) neutral
Z) in equilibrium

##### Bonus - Chemistry - Short Answer

Find the mass of 1 mole of cuprous oxide, or Cu2O. Assume the atomic mass of copper is 64 and oxygen is 16.

##### Toss Up - Physics - Short Answer

What property of a sound wave is most commonly associated with loudness?

##### Bonus - Physics - Short Answer

What is the MOST common term for the behavior of light where it appears to bend around small obstacles or the spreading out of waves as light passes through pinholes or slits?

##### Toss Up - Math - Short Answer

What term BEST describes 2 angles with 90° as the sum of their measurements?

##### Bonus - Math - Short Answer

Divide the following and give your answer in scientific notation: (8 xx 10^7)/((4 xx 10^4)^(1/2))

ANSWER: 4 xx 10^5
##### Toss Up - Earth Science - Multiple Choice

The overall charge at the top and bottom, respectively, of a towering cumulonimbus cloud during a thunderstorm is:
W) positive, positive
X) positive, negative
Y) negative, positive
Z) negative, negative

##### Bonus - Earth Science - Multiple Choice

A lightning bolt is seen and its accompanying thunder is heard 15 seconds later. This means the storm is most likely how many miles away:
W) 3
X) 6
Y) 9
Z) 15

##### Toss Up - General Science - Short Answer

How many significant figures are in the number 0.00750?

##### Bonus - General Science - Short Answer

Subtract the following 2 numbers and give your answer with the proper significant figures: 25.101 - 0.9608

##### Toss Up - Astronomy - Short Answer

What is the proper name of the star that is most commonly noted to have coordinates closest to the north celestial pole?

ANSWER: NORTH STAR (ACCEPT: POLARIS or ALPHA URSA MINORIS)
##### Bonus - Astronomy - Short Answer

What is the most well-known asterism in Ursa Major?

##### Toss Up - Biology - Multiple Choice

Human epidermis is mostly composed of which of the following basic animal tissues types:
W) epithelial
X) connective
Y) nervous
Z) muscle

##### Bonus - Biology - Short Answer

What are the 2 basic categories of lymphocyte cells?

ANSWER: T AND B (ACCEPT: B AND T CELLS)
##### Toss Up - Chemistry - Short Answer

What general type of bonding is found in molecules in which electrons are shared by nuclei?

##### Bonus - Chemistry - Short Answer

Name all of the following 4 processes where latent heat is absorbed: evaporation; condensation; water melts; water freezes

##### Toss Up - Physics - Short Answer

Although not known as such at the time, what was the first form of spectacular electric discharge seen by humans?