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1

Something formed to resemble glass is known as what?

A
Crazed
B
Vitriform
C
Vulcanised
D
Serrated
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2

Mastitis affects what part of the body?

A
Breast
B
Hand
C
Jaw
D
Stomach
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3

What is the Mars rover, Curiosity, investigating in its first ever drilling operation in 2013?

A
Chemical composition of the soil
B
Shiny pebbles embedded in sandstone
C
Evidence of microbial life
D
What look like water-created minerals
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4

Which of these is a herb?

A
Fennel
B
Tunnel
C
Kennel
D
Puddle
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5

What was the Giotto spacecraft sent to investigate in 1985?

A
Saturn's rings
B
Halley's comet
C
The Asteroid Belt
D
The atmosphere of Uranus
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6

What is the name for a hare's nest?

A
Style
B
Sett
C
Form
D
Elan
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7

Which of these plants is used both as a substitute for jute for making burlap as well as in folk medicine as a diuretic, mild laxative and treatment for cardiac and nerve diseases and cancer?

A
Sisal (Agave sisalana) of which Brazil is the major world producer
B
Roselle, a species of Hibiscus
C
Cannabis sativa sativa, produced mainly in Canada, France & China
D
Manila hemp, obtained from the leaves of the abacá, a relative of the banana
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