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Are You Scientifically Literate?

Discussion in 'The OT' started by Drucifer, Oct 6, 2012.

  1. yosoyellobo

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  2. dpeters11

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    I think this just shows that the members here have above average knowledge. I need to try this tonight, I'm taking the online Jeopardy test tomorrow night (just for fun, I have no illusions about actually getting on and getting rich.)
     
  3. longrider

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    You're not kidding about the speed, I gave up after 20 questions because of time. I got 16 of the 20 right but to be honest only 12 were ones I was sure of, 2 more I was fairly sure of and the last 2 were just good guesses
     
  4. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

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    I missed only one.







    But I figured I'd get the other 49 all right, so I quit then....
     
  5. MysteryMan

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    Having made my fortune in real estate I don't feel bad at having a score of 21 correct-29 wrong.
     
  6. Cholly

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    Is that like yellow journalism? :lol:
     
  7. Laxguy

    Laxguy Honi Soit Qui Mal Y Pense.

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    You betcha! :D

    On reflection, I might miss more like 15, give or take 30.
     
  8. Go Beavs

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    36/50 here. It was kinda fun too.

    I wish they would explain the answers to more of the questions though.

    Just to jog my memory. :)
     
  9. 4HiMarks

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    I could have sworn I posted my score last night, but I don't see it. I am ashamed to say I only got 41 right, but sometimes I narrowed it to 2 and guessed wrong on things that don't really matter or the question was just weird. I mean everyone refers to Plank's constant as exactly that. If you describe it in a convoluted fashion so you don't use his name, then ask who it's named after, that isn't really a test of scientific literacy.
     
  10. AntAltMike

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    I narrowed the plausible answers to nano-something question figuring that since the question referenced it to centimeters rather than to meters, the correct answer couldn't be formatted as "1,XXX" because the decimal point would have to be shifted two places.
     
  11. jerry downing

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    39 right, 11 wrong. I guess that puts me somewhere in the middle of the road.
     

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