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Science Quiz #27

Science and Nature Quiz for 22 July 2009

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1

The fur ermine comes from which animal?

A
Weasel
B
Stoat
C
Shrew
D
Rabbit
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2

What is the cube of 100?

A
10,000,000
B
1,000
C
100,000
D
1,000,000
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3

What infectious disease, caused by a virus, is characterised by the eruption of successive crops of blisters?

Note: This question was updated in September 2015
A
Chickenpox
B
Measles
C
Mumps
D
Whooping cough
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4

What is a more common name for the umbilicus?

A
Loose skin at the back of the throat
B
Navel
C
Tonsil
D
Sweat gland under the arm
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5

What term is applied to an animal or plant produced by crossing two different varieties?

A
Albino
B
Hybrid
C
Mulatto
D
Dingo
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6

Which of these words is another name for a nose bleed?

A
Epistaxis
B
Epilepsy
C
Eczema
D
Exposition
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7

What can be defined as "the resistance to motion when two bodies in contact are moved away from each other"?

A
Inertia
B
Momentum
C
Friction
D
Romance
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