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Hard

What Erdős number does Pierre-Simon Laplace have?

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Answer: Pierre-Simon Laplace has an Erdős number of at most 14!
According to "The Erdös number project" a path to Laplace was found by Leonid Yanushevich giving the famous mathematician an Erdös number of at most 14.

Medium

The theory that Earth's outer shell is divided into gliding plates over the mantle is know as what?

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Answer: Plate Tectonics
One famous transform boundary is the San Jose fault line in California. Scientist can now track the movement of the plates through GPS.

Medium

How long does it take for light from the Sun to reach Earth?

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Answer: 8 minutes and 20 seconds
Photons emitted from the surface of the Sun travel across the vacuum of space to reach our eyes.

Easy

An animal that lives part of its life on land and part in water is known as what?

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Answer: Amphibian
Amphibians usually have soft, moist skin that is protected by a layer of mucus. They also tend to live in moist places or by a body of water. Examples of Amphibians would be frogs and toads.

Medium

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.

Easy

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".

Easy

What is the tallest tree in the world?

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Answer: The Giant Sequoia
The Giant Sequoia in California's Sequoia National Park is about 52,500 cubic feet (1,487 cubic meters) in volume. It has been alive for approximately 2,000 years.



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