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Science Quiz #18

Science and Nature Quiz for 20 May 2009

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1

Which of these is a word for loss of memory as a result of, for example, concussion or psychological disorder?

A
Muscular dystrophy
B
Vertigo
C
Agoraphobia
D
Amnesia
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2

The formula (X²)² is the same as which of these?

A
X²x2
B
2X²
C
(2X)²
D
X⁴
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3

Which of these measurements requires direction as well as magnitude to be stated?

A
Vector
B
Weight
C
Width
D
Length
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4

Which of these branches of zoology is to do with the study of animal behaviour?

A
Molecular genetics
B
Comparative anatomy
C
Physiology
D
Ethology
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5

What is the next in the series: 1, 16, 81, 256, 625 … ?

A
2401
B
1296
C
4096
D
1588
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6

What is the more common name of the disease called consumption?

A
Malaria
B
Tuberculosis
C
Influenza
D
Plague
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7

What is the next number in the series 1, 4, 9, 16, 25?

A
64
B
49
C
36
D
32
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