Thursday, April 30, 2009
Decathlon: Event #4 / The Thursday Quiz LXXXI
Deadline for Event #2: Saturday 5/2, Noon PST.
Deadline for Event #3: Thursday, 4/30, Noon PST.
Deadline for Event #4: Friday 5/1, Noon PST.
The Eighty-First running of The Thursday Quiz is all about
Chemical Compounds II
The Thursday Quiz is, as always, a closed-book Is It or Isn't It Quiz. Below, you'll see twelve common substances, each with a chemical formula. But: is it, or isn't it, the correct formula?
For Thursday Quiz scoring, the usual rules are in place.
For Decathlon scoring, each correct answer is worth two Decathlon points; however, note also the second section of the Quiz, below.
Answers must be in by Noon Pacific Daylight time, Friday, May 1.
Is it or ain't it the correct formula?
For Decathlon scoring only: One point apiece, up to a maximum of twenty-five points for the event, will be awarded for any of the following substances you can identify by their common names.
Submit your answers either in the comments or at M5KDecathlon@gmail.com.