QUIZ 62: SCIENCE TERMINOLGY-2

Welcome to your QUIZ 62: SCIENCE TERMINOLGY-2

1. 
This term denotes a sub-discipline of biology, coined by the German scientist Erns Haeckel in 1866. We are talking of which scientific study that is closely related to physiology, evolutionary biology, genetics and ethology ?

2. 
Which term is used for the speed of an object moving through air, or any other fluid substance, divided by the speed of sound that is 340.3 m/s or 1,225 km/h or 761.2 mph?

3. 
Name the Dutch physicist who coined the term physics in 1729?

4. 
What term is used when a star with a remaining mass greater than 1.4 times that of the sun collapses and becomes a neutron star during a supernova explosion?

5. 
Which term denotes 'moving clocks appear t tick more slowly relative to their stationary counterpart' ?

6. 
What is the other name of deuterium?

7. 
Who was the first to identify nuclear fission, a term which she coined?

8. 
What is called a 'lensless photography' in which an image is captured not as an image focused on film, but as an interference pattern at the film, and is recorded in three dimensions?

9. 
What do you call thyese numbers: 2, 8, 20, 28, 50, 82. and 128 which represent the number of protons in a nucleus?

10. 
Which American nurse is credited with originating the term birth control?

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