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Science Quiz #37

Science and Nature Quiz for 30 September 2009

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1

What can be done to water to make it freeze at a lower temperature than normal?

A
Reduce impurities
B
Add impurities
C
Increase pressure
D
Reduce pressure
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2

What is the form of sugar called "dextrose" also known as?

A
Glucose
B
Vitamin C
C
Saccharine
D
Oestrogen
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3

Which of these is a slender-billed wading bird related to the stork?

A
Ibis
B
Ibex
C
Ibanez
D
Isis
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4

The days on Venus (rotations on its axis, i.e.sidereal days) are 243 Earth days long. About how long are its years (in Earth measurements)?

Note: This question was updated in May 2018
A
365 days
B
225 days
C
402 days
D
512 days
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5

What type of dog is traditionally used above the Arctic Circle to pull sleds over snow?

A
Husky
B
Chihuahua
C
Pomeranian
D
Poodle
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6

The Kodiak bear is native to which continent?

A
Europe
B
Africa
C
Australia
D
North America
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7

What word is applied to someone who is equally capable with both hands?

A
Bipolar
B
Ambidextrous
C
Mainlining
D
Amplified
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