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Introduction These are some very Daffy Defunitions!
Rules:

1. Each contestant will be given a copy of the Numbered Items.
2. They will then try to match each numbered Item with its Daffy Defunition.
4. At the end of the competition, answer sheets will be collected from the contestants and evaluated.

Judging:

1. Each correct response gets one mark.
2. The contestant attaining the highest score will be the first place winner.

Source Youth Science Foundation Science Olympics Manual.

The List of Items
Number Item Number Item Number Item Number Item
1
Arc
11
Fluid
21
Light Rays
31
Pi + CCCC
2
Area
12
Four feet
22
Locke
32
Polygon
3
Boyle
13
Galileo
23
Mars
33
Proteins
4
Brahe
14
Gamma
24
Matrix
34
Ptolemy
5
Carbon
15
Hertz
25
Millimeter
35
Ring stand
6

Coulomb

16
Induction
26
Molar Solution
36
Scalar
7
Delta
17
Isotope
27
Neils Bohr
37
Slide Rule
8
Ellipse
18
Neptune
28
Neutrally
38
Synthesis
9

Ferrous

19
Lambda
29
Noble Gas
39
Van Der Graff
10
Fizeau
20
Laplace
30
Oscilloscope
40
X-Rays

The List of Daffy Defunitions
Defunition
= Item #
Defunition
= Item #
1
Base ball regulation.  
21
More legs than a centipede.  
2
Command to bow.  
22
Mouth wash.  
3
Concorde in Paris.  
23
Noise made by a donkey.  
4
Condition making it necessary to knock.  
24
Opera star sings.  
5
Dead parrot.  
25
Pains.  
6
Delayed April's Fools.  
26
Paper on the Offense of God's Law.
 
7
Dents in a chocolate bar.  
27
Proclaiming oneself as a fool.  
8
Device for cleaning fish.  
28
Professional adolescents.  
9
Ferrari in Montreal  
29
Quadriped.  
10
Fish.  
30
Renovated streetcar.  
11
Funny viewer.
 
31
River's end.  
12
Hair-raisingly ecstatic.  
32
Savage.  
13
Inflamed swelling on skin.  
33
Sheep in the shade.  
14
Inform me.  
34
Soft drink.  
15
Italian word for sport.  
35
Song written with the wrong end of a pen.  
16
Joining the military.
 
36
Speech impediment muddled.  
17
King's heart burn.  
37
Cold virus affects your subconscious  
18

Last year's race.

 
38
Vicious pig belonging to a man.  
19

Leo's girl friend.

 
39
Wagon train defense.  
20
Maryda Hadda Little.  
40
What the sun gives.  

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