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Science Quiz #620

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1

What vitamin is thiamine?

A
B1
B
B3
C
B2
D
A
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2

An aster is a type of what?

A
Punctuation mark
B
Plant
C
Fish
D
Semi-precious stone
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3

Mescaline comes from what plant?

A
Carrot
B
Poppy
C
Cactus
D
Palm tree
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4

What was the life expectancy of someone who contracted the bubonic plague, the most commonly seen form during the Black Death that peaked in Europe between 1348 and 1350, which had a mortality rate of thirty to seventy-five percent?

A
8 months
B
8 years
C
8 days
D
8 hours
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5

Which of these is a perennial thistle originating in southern Europe around the Mediterranean, the flowers of which develop in a large head from an edible bud?

A
Artillery
B
Art nouveau
C
Artgarfunkel
D
Artichoke
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6

Which of these is not a type of newt found in Britain?

A
Red-spotted
B
Smooth
C
Banded
D
Palmate
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7

Marie Curie named which element in homage to her homeland?

A
Polonium
B
Francium
C
Copper
D
Ruthenium
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