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Science Quiz #7

Science and Nature Quiz for 4 March 2009

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1

What is the scientific symbol for calcium?

A
Cl
B
C
C
Na
D
Ca
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2

What is the inherited condition that causes the body to retain copper, which can lead to brain and liver damage?

A
Cuprophobia
B
Parkinson's disease
C
Downs syndrome
D
Wilson's disease
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3

What medical apparatus is a large metal cylinder with a compressor that enables the internal air pressure to be changed rhythmically around 12 times per minute?

A
Inhaler
B
Electrocardiogram
C
Iron Lung
D
Oxygen cylinder
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4

What is the longest and widest single nerve in the human body?

A
Sciatic nerve
B
Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
C
Optic nerve
D
Saphenous nerve
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5

What is the study of plant diseases?

A
Veterinary pathology
B
Floral pathology
C
Pomenary Science
D
Phytopathology
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6

Freckles, brownish yellow spots usually found mostly on the face, neck and hands are also known as …. ?

A
Impetigo
B
Lentigo
C
Lumbago
D
Clutch Cargo
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7

What component of tonic water is used to prevent or alleviate the effects of malaria?

A
Riboflavin
B
Lanolin
C
Quinine
D
Niacin
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