# The Ultimate General Science Trivia

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• 1.

### How long does it take for Saturn to rotate completely on its axis (a typical day)?

• A.

78 Hours

• B.

145 Hours

• C.

10 Hours 39 Minutes

• D.

24 Hours

C. 10 Hours 39 Minutes
Explanation
Saturn takes approximately 10 hours and 39 minutes to complete one rotation on its axis. This is determined by measuring the time it takes for specific features on Saturn's surface to reappear in the same position. This rapid rotation gives Saturn its distinctive flattened shape and causes its equatorial regions to experience strong winds.

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• 2.

### A hurricane with winds between 110-130 miles per hour is considered what category storm?

• A.

Category 4

• B.

Category 5

• C.

Category 2

• D.

Category 3

D. Category 3
Explanation
A hurricane with winds between 110-130 miles per hour is considered a Category 3 storm. This category is characterized by strong winds that can cause extensive damage to buildings, trees, and power lines. It is a major storm that can result in significant power outages and flooding in coastal areas.

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• 3.

### Which is not one of the four schools of family therapy?

• A.

Dynamic

• B.

Systems

• C.

Structural

• D.

Strategic

A. Dynamic
Explanation
The correct answer is Dynamic. Dynamic is not one of the four schools of family therapy. The four schools of family therapy are Systems, Structural, Strategic, and Bowenian. Each school has its own unique approach and theoretical framework for understanding and treating family dynamics. Dynamic therapy, on the other hand, is a type of individual therapy that focuses on exploring unconscious conflicts and unresolved issues from the past.

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• 4.

### Which of the following people is not recognized as developing family therapy?

• A.

Yalom

• B.

Minuchin

• C.

Bowen

• D.

Whitaker

A. Yalom
Explanation
Yalom is not recognized as developing family therapy. While Yalom is a renowned psychiatrist and psychotherapist, he is primarily known for his work in existential therapy and group therapy, rather than family therapy. Family therapy was primarily developed by Minuchin, Bowen, and Whitaker, who made significant contributions to the field.

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• 5.

### Dr. Julian and his research team were famous for discovering uses for what?

• A.

Copper

• B.

Soybeans

• C.

Seaweed

• D.

Iron

B. Soybeans
Explanation
Dr. Julian and his research team were famous for discovering uses for soybeans. This implies that their research focused on finding various applications and benefits of soybeans in different industries or fields. They might have conducted experiments or studies to explore the nutritional value, potential health benefits, or industrial uses of soybeans. Their work could have contributed to advancements in agriculture, food science, or even pharmaceuticals.

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• 6.

### In what line of work is Susan J. Helms?

• A.

NASA Astronaut

• B.

Chemist

• C.

Actress

• D.

Dancer

A. NASA Astronaut
Explanation
Susan J. Helms is in the line of work of being a NASA Astronaut. This can be inferred from the given options where "NASA Astronaut" is mentioned as one of the choices.

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• 7.

### What kind of anthropology is also known as ethnology?

• A.

Third World Anthropology

• B.

Archeological Anthropology

• C.

Cultural Anthropology

• D.

Biological Anthropology

C. Cultural Anthropology
Explanation
Cultural anthropology is also known as ethnology because it focuses on the study of different cultures and societies, including their customs, beliefs, and social structures. Ethnology specifically examines the similarities and differences between various cultures, aiming to understand the diversity of human behavior and practices. This field of anthropology emphasizes the importance of cultural relativism and aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of human societies and their cultural expressions.

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• 8.

### Which personality disorder is a Cluster C diagnosis?

• A.

Borderline

• B.

Histrionic

• C.

Obsessive Compulsive

• D.

Schizoid

C. Obsessive Compulsive
Explanation
Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder (OCPD) is a Cluster C personality disorder. Individuals with OCPD tend to be preoccupied with orderliness, perfectionism, and control, which can interfere with their ability to maintain relationships and engage in flexible thinking. This disorder is characterized by a need for rules and regulations, rigid adherence to routines, and a strong desire for order and cleanliness. The other options listed, Borderline, Histrionic, and Schizoid, belong to different clusters of personality disorders.

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• 9.

### Which is not a symptom of Oppositional Defiant Disorder?

• A.

Loses His/Her Temper

• B.

• C.

Blames Others For His/Her Mistakes

• D.

Engages In Physical Fights

D. Engages In Physical Fights
Explanation
Engaging in physical fights is not a symptom of Oppositional Defiant Disorder. Oppositional Defiant Disorder is characterized by a pattern of angry/irritable mood, argumentative/defiant behavior, and vindictiveness. Symptoms may include losing temper, arguing with adults, and blaming others for mistakes, but physical aggression is not typically associated with this disorder.

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• 10.

### Which of the following disorders is not an Axis I diagnosis?

• A.

Anorexia Nervosa

• B.

Somatoform Disorder

• C.

Social Phobia

• D.

Avoidant Personality Disorder

D. Avoidant Personality Disorder
Explanation
The disorders listed in the question are all examples of Axis I diagnoses, which are used to classify clinical disorders that cause significant impairment in functioning. Axis I disorders typically include conditions such as eating disorders (e.g., Anorexia Nervosa), anxiety disorders (e.g., Social Phobia), and somatoform disorders (e.g., Somatoform Disorder). However, Avoidant Personality Disorder is classified as an Axis II diagnosis, which refers to personality disorders characterized by enduring patterns of behavior and inner experiences that deviate from cultural norms and cause significant distress or impairment.

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• 11.

### Which personality disorder is an example of a Cluster B diagnosis?

• A.

Borderline

• B.

Schizotypal

• C.

Avoidant

• D.

Antisocial

A. Borderline
Explanation
Borderline personality disorder is an example of a Cluster B diagnosis. Cluster B personality disorders are characterized by dramatic, emotional, and erratic behaviors. Borderline personality disorder specifically involves unstable relationships, intense mood swings, impulsivity, and a distorted self-image. This disorder falls under Cluster B along with other disorders such as antisocial, narcissistic, and histrionic personality disorders.

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• 12.

### Which of the following techniques would a strategic therapist not use?

• A.

Directives

• B.

Sculpting

• C.

• D.

Reframing

D. Reframing
Explanation
A strategic therapist would not use reframing as a technique. Reframing is a technique commonly used in strategic therapy where the therapist helps the client see a situation from a different perspective, often by changing the meaning or interpretation of the situation. This technique is used to help clients gain new insights and find alternative solutions. However, in strategic therapy, the focus is more on creating specific directives, using paradoxical interventions, and sculpting interactions to bring about change. Therefore, reframing would not be a technique typically employed by a strategic therapist.

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• 13.

### What type of approach is used in Existential Therapy?

• A.

Cognitive

• B.

Experiential

• C.

Action-Oriented

• D.

Behavioral

B. Experiential
Explanation
Existential therapy is an approach that focuses on the individual's subjective experience and their search for meaning and purpose in life. It emphasizes the exploration of one's unique existence, personal values, and beliefs. The therapy aims to help clients develop self-awareness, take responsibility for their choices, and make authentic decisions. This approach encourages clients to confront their fears, anxieties, and existential concerns, ultimately leading to personal growth and a deeper understanding of themselves. The experiential approach aligns with these goals, as it emphasizes the importance of subjective experience and personal exploration.

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• 14.

### What are the odds of rolling a 4 with two dice?

• A.

One In Six

• B.

One In Four

• C.

One In Three

• D.

One In 12

D. One In 12
Explanation
The odds of rolling a 4 with two dice can be calculated by determining the number of favorable outcomes (rolling a 4) and dividing it by the total number of possible outcomes. In this case, there are three ways to roll a 4: (1, 3), (2, 2), and (3, 1). Since there are 36 possible outcomes when rolling two dice (6 sides on each die), the odds of rolling a 4 are 3/36, which simplifies to 1/12.

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• 15.

### How long is one furlong?

• A.

20,000 Feet

• B.

660 Feet

• C.

14 Kilometer

• D.

1 Mile