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It's been 50 years since I was in high school and a lot of these facts were not taught in school then!! That's my excuse for doing so poorly on ...
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- 03-31-2012 #1
At 31% I Flunked The Science Quiz!!PCLinuxOS Gnome and PCLinuxOS Mate
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- 03-31-2012 #2
I did a little bit better... but some of the questions were blind guesses...
But Question 12 puts me at a minority advantage. I have blue eyes with a green inner iris!!!
- 03-31-2012 #3
63% also. Must do better"I used to be with it, then they changed what it was.
Now what was it isn't it, and what is it is weird and scary to me.
It'll happen to you too."
The Fifth Continent
- 03-31-2012 #4
69% ... but should really have done better all but one question have covered - but it's at least 15 years ago I'm sure the answers are in books I have which are less than 2 metres from me at the moment!
- 03-31-2012 #5
Well, I got 81% but I think it's an unfair comparison. After all, I trained in science and have a chemistry degree. I think a lot of this stuff relies on technical language that the average well-educated person wouldn't be expected to know."I'm just a little old lady; don't try to dazzle me with jargon!"
- 03-31-2012 #6
A person's father has the genotype bb (blue eyes). The mother has the genotype BB (brown eyes). What is the chance that any children will have blue eyes? Remember that brown eyes are dominant.
Apart from the confusion between which generation is 'the father', 'the person' and 'the child', whether it really means 'any' children or 'each child', it also does not ask us to take into account the colour of the milkman's eyes...
I got 63% on the test - thought it was rigged when I looked down this thread the the first two replies were the same score.Linux user #126863 - see http://linuxcounter.net/
- 04-01-2012 #7
I got 48% - but nearly all guesses (some of them intelligent guesses, but guesses nonetheless). Mind you it is nearly 40 years since I studided science.
- 04-03-2012 #8
Scored 63, but as Peter D says, its been 40 years since I studied this stuff.Registered Linux user #526930
- 04-03-2012 #9
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