Science Trivia and Answers

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What is the medical term for low blood sugar?

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Answer: Hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia is low blood sugar, which is the body's main source of energy.

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What is the chemical formula for ozone?

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Answer: O3
Ozone, also known as trioxygen, is an inorganic molecule. It is a pale blue gas with a pungent smell.

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What is a positive integer that is equal to the sum of its proper positive divisors (excluding the number itself) called?

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Answer: A perfect number.
You might also think of a perfect number as a number that is half the sum of all of its positive divisors, including itself! This definition is at least 2300 years old as it appears in Euclid's "Elements".

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What blood type do you need to be a universal donor?

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Answer: O-
People with O- blood can give blood to anyone. The other blood types can only donate to certain people depending on their blood type. For example, if you are AB+ you can only donate to other AB+ blood types, but you can receive blood from anyone.

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What is the median Erdős number of Fields Medalists?

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Answer: 3
Of course, as time passes, the smallest Erdős number that can still be achieved will necessarily increase, as mathematicians with low Erdős numbers die and become unavailable for collaboration.



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