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Science Quiz #20

Science and Nature Quiz for 3 June 2009

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1

Which of these is a medical term for the escape of blood from a blood vessel?

A
Haemorrhage
B
Haemoptysis
C
Haemophilia
D
Haemorrhoids
Select from the options above.
2

How many signs of the Zodiac are human?

Note: This question was updated in October 2016
A
6
B
5
C
4
D
2
Select from the options above.
3

Vanilla is obtained from what part of the plant?

A
Root
B
Leaf
C
Bark
D
Pod
Select from the options above.
4

Three members of which family, between 1781 and 1850, discovered Uranus, compiled a star catalogue, mapped all the stars in the Northern hemisphere and founded an observatory to map those in the Southern?

A
Planck
B
Herschel
C
Newton
D
Galileo
Select from the options above.
5

What is an affliction of nose, throat, upper air passages and eyes caused by over-sensitivity to proteins of pollen in certain plants?

A
Hiccups
B
Pollination
C
Muscular dystrophy
D
Hay fever
Select from the options above.
6

Auditory refers to which of the senses?

A
Smell
B
Hearing
C
Taste
D
Sight
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7

Which planet has a diameter of 7,520 miles (12,104 km) and a mass 0.82 times that of the Earth?

Note: This question was updated in August 2016
A
Mars
B
Saturn
C
Mercury
D
Venus
Select from the options above.
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