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"Aegrotocatellus jaggeri" an extinct marine arthropod which disappeared about 250 million years ago, is named after whom?

A
A German rifleman
B
Jagger Cates
C
Mick Jagger
D
A native American tribe from the Florida coast
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2

What was the cause of an epidemic of 355 cases (46% fatal) between March and June 2010 in Zamfara State, Nigeria?

A
Ebola
B
Malaria
C
Tuberculosis
D
Lead poisoning
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3

Found in the human body, what are the "venae cavae"?

A
Appendices
B
Cavities in the stomach
C
Holes in teeth caused by decay
D
Veins that return deoxygenated blood from the body to the heart
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4

In what month or months does the annual sardine run happen?

A
August
B
May to July
C
November and December
D
April
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5

Which is likely to be most useful in treating the symptoms of a cold?

A
Warfarin
B
Digitalis
C
Lemon and honey
D
Insulin
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6

What do the "C"s stand for in the acronym CCUS?

A
Commander (in) Chief
B
Climate change
C
Competition (between) China
D
Carbon capture
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7

What type of rock is formed by the solidification of molten magma?

A
Sedimentary
B
Igneous
C
Heavy
D
Metamorphic
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