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Question 1: American quantum chemist and biochemist ________) have also been experimentalists, although this is changing as of late.
Roger AdamsMelvin CalvinLinus PaulingGlenn T. Seaborg

Question 2: A little earlier than the Chinese, the ancient Greeks knew of other objects such as ________, that when rubbed with fur would cause a similar invisible attraction between the two.

Question 3: For example, in the study of the origin of the Earth, one can reasonably model Earth's ________, temperature, and rate of rotation, over time.
MassGeneral relativityForceClassical mechanics

Question 4: Experimental physics informs, and is informed by, ________ and technology.
Mechanical engineeringElectrical engineeringEngineeringCivil engineering

Question 5: – Website of the ________
Institute of PhysicsUnited KingdomLondonPhysicist

Question 6: It usually differs from ________ in that an applied physicist may not be designing something in particular, but rather is using physics or conducting physics research with the aim of developing new technologies or solving a problem.
Mechanical engineeringCivil engineeringEngineeringElectrical engineering

Question 7: What does the following picture show?

  Isaac Newton (1643-1727)
  Archimedes' screw uses simple machines to lift liquids.
  Isaac Newton (1643-1727)
  The deepest visible-light image of the universe, the Hubble Ultra Deep Field

Question 8: What does the following picture show?

  Isaac Newton (1643-1727)
  This parabola-shaped lava flow illustrates Galileo's law of falling bodies as well as blackbody radiation – the temperature is discernible from the color of the blackbody.
  Feynman diagram signed by R. P. Feynman
  The basic domains of physics

Question 9: Physics in many ways stems from ________.
Ancient Greek philosophyHellenistic philosophyAristotleAncient philosophy

Question 10: Physics relies upon ________ to provide the logical framework in which physical laws may be precisely formulated and predictions quantified.
Mathematical logicGeometryMathematicsSet theory

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