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True or False

Place a check mark next to the TRUE statements below.

1. Honey bees are the primary pollinators of the Yucca plant.
2. The liver is the largest organ in the human body.
3. Light images enter the eyes at approximately 186,000 miles per second.
4. Yucca caterpillars only eat seeds from the Yucca plant.
5. The average human body is composed of 100 trillion cells.
6. The human body produces Vitamin K from sunlight.
7. The human foot contains 26 bones that function together.
8. The Earth is slanted on its axis exactly right, at 13.5°.

Multiple Choice

Select the correct answers below.

1. Which of the following houses the genetic code (DNA) for humans?
Golgi apparatus
Cell wall

2. 1,087 feet per second is the:
Speed of sound
Speed of light
Speed the Earth is orbiting the Sun
Speed nerve signals go to the brain

3. The heart beats approximately how many times in a seven-day week:

4. The distance (in miles) from the Earth to the Moon is:

5. If transcribed into English, the DNA in the human genome would fill a:
300-volume set of encyclopedias, each containing 2,000 pages
250-volume set of encyclopedias, each containing 2,000 pages
200-volume set of encyclopedias, each containing 1,000 pages
150-volume set of encyclopedias, each containing 1,000 pages


Match the related concepts (place the correct letter in the space provided by each number).

1. Number of different kinds of cells in the body A. 137 million
2. Number of muscles in the human body B. 600,000
3. The number of nerve endings conveying messages to the eye C. 250
4. The number of auditory receptors that transmit vibrations to the brain D. 65,000
5. The amount (in metric tons) of blood the heart will pump in a lifetime E. 1800
6. The distance (in miles) that the average person walks in his/her lifetime F. 600
7. The number of gallons of blood the heart pumps in a day G. 25,000

Fill In The Blanks

1. The . has been called the most complex matter in the Universe.

2. Paul Ricci stated: "Although many have difficulty understanding the tremendous order and complexity of functions of the human body, there is no obvious ."

3. If the Moon were moved closer to the Earth by just one-fifth the current distance, the would be so enormous that twice a day they would reach 35-50 feet high over most of the Earth's surface.

4. Charles Darwin, in commenting about the possibility of the eye forming by natural processes, stated that "it seems, I freely confess, in the highest sense."

5. Evolutionist Robert Jastrow lamented: "The eye appears to have been designed; no designer of could have done better."

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