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150

What subjects could you expect to be able to study at a polytechnic college?

a) English

b) Engineering

c) Neuroscience

d) All of the above

d

150
I can't make it to the movie tonight, for I've caught dysentery. Please send me a new _________!


a) gallbladder

b) liver

c) intestine 

d) kidney

c) intestine

150

Dystrophy is a disorder that causes the progressive loss of:

a) fat

b) muscle

c) dopamine

d) vision

b) muscle
150

Which of the following would you expect to find in a philharmonic class?

a) bunsen burner

b) calculator

c) measuring cup

d) cello

d) cello

150

Which of the following are macroscopic?

a) ladybug

b) blood cell

c) Covid-19 virus

d) sun

a and d

200

Give a statement that eulogizes a food of your choice.

"Onion,
luminous flask,
your beauty formed
petal by petal,
crystal scales expanded you
and in the secrecy of the dark earth
your belly grew round with dew"

- Pablo Neruda, Ode to the Onion

200

It was no surprise that Miss Anthrope was known as the meanest teacher at Jerome Horwitz Elementary School. After all, she was quite the __________.

misanthrope

200

If you can read this, you probably don't have _________. 

dyslexia

200

What would likely happen if you drank aseptic water? 

You would be hydrated.

200

Which of the following are likely to be euphonious?

a) a symphony by Mozart

b) a baby crying on the plane

c) a first-time violin player

d) an angel playing a harp in your dream

a and d

300

Are you a polyglot? Explain.

Answers vary
300

__________ can be seen throughout history. For example, the ancient Greeks and Romans, deciding upon their own superiority, saw foreigners as barbarians.

Xenophobia

300
A philanthropist is a lover of ________.

humanity

300

Jane tried to convince her dog to go out for a walk, but her dog was __________. She wanted nothing but to nap all day on the living room carpet.

Dyslogistic

300

Despite testing positive for the virus, Susanna felt like her usual self. She must have been ____________.

asymptomatic 

350

With genetic engineering, scientists are figuring out how to perfect the human genome, creating healthier, more resilient people. ___________ can be pretty neat!

Eugenics

350

"To see a World in a Grain of Sand

And a Heaven in a Wild Flower

Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand

And Eternity in an hour" 

- William Blake, "Auguries of Innocence"

In this excerpt, a grain of sand is presented as a __________ of a world."

microcosm

350

Since 1972, retired prison guard Donald Gorske has been eating Big Macs every day. One might wonder: does he have a case of _________, or does he just love Big Macs?

misoneism

350

Little James was playing with his new Play-Doh set when he exclaimed, "Look Mom, this Play-Doh is __________! I can shape it any which way—there's no fixed form!"

amorphous

350

What does it mean to be good? To be bad? Perhaps goodness is only a human construct, but does that give us a license to be __________?

amoral

350

During his campaign for mayor, the candidate __________ his opponent by calling him "an abomination with the charisma of a naked mole rat." However, what he didn't know was that most of city loved naked mole rats.

vilified 

350

Researchers in the field of _______ have observed that improving access to healthy foods can greatly benefit a city, such as boosting happiness and even reducing crime.

euthenics

350
The students in the literature club were haters of ___________, for they loved to analyze books in passionate discussions.

misology

350

Collegeboard is a company that creates and runs the widely taken SAT tests for college admissions; their only competitor is the ACT exam. One might describe Collegeboard as a _____________ organization.

monolithic

350

While Australopithecus, an early primate related to humans, were megadont, modern humans are microdont, with small ______. 

teeth

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