Thermo Words Quiz #3

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. The study of motion caused by heat.
    (a) thermolabile (b) thermomastography (c) thermokinematics (d) thermonasty (e) thermoluminescence
  2. The scientific study of thermal springs.
    (a) thermometry (b) thermophyllous (c) xerothermology (d) thermology (e) thermopegology
  3. A plant tolerant of, or thriving at, high temperatures.
    (a) thermoplegia (b) thermostasis (c) thermosphere (d) thermophyte (e) thermopolypnea
  4. The directed response of a motile organism towards (positive) or away from (negative) a heat stimulus.
    (a) thermotherapy (b) thermotaxis (c) thigmothermy (d) xenothermal (e) thermotherapy
  5. In oceanography, of or relating to the joint action of temperature and salinity in a water mass.
    (a) thermoluminescence (b) thermolysis (c) thermohaline (d) thermopegic (e) thermophagy
  6. Growing best at or having a fondness for high temperatures.
    (a) thermophone (b) thermophyllous (c) thermophore (d) thermophily (e) thermoplegia
  7. A quickening of respiration due to great heat or high temperatures.
    (a) thermostasis (b) thermotoxy (c) thermotropism (d) thermotaxis (e) thermopolypnea
  8. A reference to any place that is dry and hot.
    (a) thigmothermy (b) xerothermy (c) thermophyllous (d) thermotoxy (e) xenothermal
  9. The consumption (eating) of hot food.
    (a) thermophily (b) thermopegic (c) thermophagy (d) thermokinematics (e) thermolysis
  10. A condition in which the application of moderate heat causes extreme pain.
    (a) thermohaline (b) thermotherapy (c) thermosphere (d) thermokinematics (e) thermohyperalgesia

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