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1

What is the name given to a bone fracture when one part of it is driven into another?

A
Impacted
B
Compound
C
Greenstick
D
Comminuted
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2

Which of these is most attracted by a magnet?

A
Wool
B
Plastic
C
Water
D
Metal
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3

For a point in mathematics, what describes a set of points containing it where one can move in any direction away from that point without leaving the set?

A
District
B
Topography
C
Neighbourhood
D
Continent
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4

What causes the sting caused by a nettle or an ant?

A
Ascorbic acid
B
Oxalic acid
C
Formic acid
D
Folic acid
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5

Which small marsupial, thought extinct until 1994, now survives naturally only in Two Peoples Bay Nature Reserve in Western Australia, in estimated numbers of about 70?

A
Cuscus
B
Quokka
C
Potoroo
D
Dunnart
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6

What was the name for a foul smell believed to carry diseases, since discredited by the discovery of infectious agents?

A
Seepage
B
Majorca
C
Moa Point
D
Miasma
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7

What instrument was designed to measure variations in temperature by the expansion or contraction of a liquid or gas?

A
Gasometer
B
Barometer
C
Anemometer
D
Thermometer
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