Thermo-Words Quiz #1

Choose one answer for each number that correctly matches the definitions or statements in the questions. When you click on the Calculate your score button, you will receive a score and, if you choose any incorrect answers, you will also be told which questions have the wrong responses (including those that were left unanswered).

  1. Without heat, no heat; not hot.
    (a) athermobiosis (b) diathermy (c) eurythermophily (d) autothermy (e) athermal
  2. A reference to organisms that maintain a comparatively high body temperature by basking in sunlight.
    (a) hemathermous (b) heliothermy (c) homothermy (d) megathermy (e) homeothermy
  3. The ability to tolerate a wide range of temperatures.
    (a) pantothermal (b) photothermy (c) stenothermal (d) stenothermophily (e) philothermy
  4. Thriving in, and preferring, a warm climate.
    (a) photothermy (b) poikilothermy (c) philothermy (d) monothermia (e) mesothermy
  5. Relating to reduction of body heat.
    (a) hyperthermoesthesia (b) hygrothermia (c) homothermy (d) hypothermia (e) heterothermal
  6. Tolerant of (even a fondness for) a wide range of relatively high temperatures.
    (a) ectothermal (b) hyperthermotherapy (c) catathermal (d) hygrothermograph (e) eurythermophily
  7. The condition of having a body temperature substantially above the normal either as a result of natural causes or artificially induced (e.g. for therapeutic purposes).
    (a) hyperthermoesthesia (b) hypothermy (c) hyperthermia (d) megathermy (e) meiothermy
  8. A warm-blooded animal.
    (a) heliothermia (b) hematothermia (c) heterothermal (d) hydromegathermy (e) hydrothermia
  9. Extreme sensitiveness to heat.
    (a) hypothermia (b) megathermia (c) hyperthermoesthesia (d) meiothermy (e) philothermy
  10. Thriving and favoring boreal regions (cool or cold temperate regions of the northern hemisphere).
    (a) monothermia (b) synthermal (c) stenothermia (d) microthermophilous (e) philothermia

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