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Science and Nature Quiz for 10 April 2013

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1

The humerus bone connects what other bones?

A
Knee and hip
B
Ankle and knee
C
Elbow and wrist
D
Elbow and shoulder blade
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2

What makes soft drinks fizzy?

A
Hydrogen
B
Helium
C
Argon
D
Carbon dioxide
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3

What does the chemical symbol Au stand for?

A
Gold
B
Silver
C
Iron
D
Cheese
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4

The tough fibrous membrane called the dura covers what?

A
The brain and spinal cord
B
Liver
C
Heart and lungs
D
Pancreas
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5

What name is given to a set of noncommunicable diseases brought on by consumption of junk food, to which Native Americans and the indigenous people of Oceania are particularly susceptible, characterised by obesity, heart disease, diabetes and a shortened life span?

A
New World Syndrome
B
McDonalds Syndrome
C
Clinical lycanthropy
D
Anorexia nervosa
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6

How many planets orbit the sun between it and earth?

A
1
B
2
C
3
D
4
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7

Where is Husband Hill?

A
Near Hammersmith, London, England
B
On the Moon
C
Near Cape Kennedy, Florida, USA
D
On Mars
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