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Science Quiz #33

Science and Nature Quiz for 2 September 2009

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1

What is the name given to a bone fracture when one part of it is driven into another?

A
Impacted
B
Compound
C
Greenstick
D
Comminuted
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2

Henry Ford II's grandfather was Henry Ford. Who was Henry Ford II's father?

A
Henry Ford I
B
Edsel Ford
C
Lincoln Ford
D
Fiesta Ford
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3

Which journey by James Lovell, John Swigert and Fred Haise in 1970 almost ended in disaster?

A
Apollo 13
B
Apollo 12
C
Apollo 11
D
Apollo 10
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4

What is the common term for "pre-patellar bursitis"?

A
Athlete's foot
B
Tennis elbow
C
Achilles heel
D
Housemaids knee
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5

Which Greek letter usually denotes the brightest star in a constellation?

A
Delta
B
Beta
C
Gamma
D
Alpha
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6

What was the occupation of the founder of Guy's Hospital, London?

A
Surgeon
B
Bookseller
C
Army officer
D
Merchant
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7

Glaucoma affects which part of the body?

A
Eye
B
Ear
C
Nose
D
Throat
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