Science in the News Quiz.
1. One scientist is using dead brains to grow a. neurons. b. new brains. c. plants. d. new skin. 2. This medical breakthrough may bring hope to patients with a. Parkinson's disease. b. Alzheimer's disease. c. a and b. d. none of the above. 3. What percentage of Americans wash their hands after using public restrooms? a. 95.8 b. 67 c. 82.3 d. 75 4. Soap bubbles help wash away a. bacteria. b. germs. c. a and b. d. none of the above. 5. The final rest stop of ancient Ibaloi tribal mummies: a. tree houses b. cremation urns c. Pacific Ocean d. sacred burial caves 6. Preservation method used on Ibaloi mummies: a. smoked and sun dried b. formaldehyde c. freeze-dried d. roasted in bonfires 7. Last summer, scientists built the first robot that a. cooks like mom, b. builds another robot. c. baby-sits. d. feels emotions. 8. Scientists taught "Robo-Mom" to mimic a. Arnold Schwarzenegger. b. toys. c. the process of natural selection. d. the principles behind Newton's laws of motion. 9. By 2003, where will the world's largest telescope be located? a. Omaha b. Martha's Vineyard c. Shetland Islands d. Canary Islands 10. What will the giant telescope feature? a. solar arrays b. a 10-meter "supermirror" c. plastic coating d. binoculars
1. a 2. c 3. b 4. c 5. d 6. a 7. b 8. c 9. d 10. b
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