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Science Quiz #41

Science and Nature Quiz for 28 October 2009

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1

The faces of which of these shapes are not triangles?

Note: This question was updated in November 2013
A
Dodecahedron
B
Icosahedron
C
Octahedron
D
Tetrahedron
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2

Macular degeneration affects what part of the body?

Note: This question was updated in November 2014
A
Eyes
B
Throat
C
Nose
D
Ear
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3

Which planet has a year of 687 days, a day of 24 hours 37 minutes, a diameter twice that of the moon and a mass one tenth of the earth?

A
Uranus
B
Venus
C
Saturn
D
Mars
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4

Rhinitis is inflammation of the mucus membranes of what?

A
Germans
B
Rhinoceroses
C
Nose
D
Throat
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5

What is the name for the meteorites that arrive at earth's atmosphere around mid November?

Note: This question was updated in May 2015
A
Leonids
B
Perihelions
C
Swarm
D
Apogees
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6

If a field is 25 square metres, what is the length of the perimeter?

Note: This question was updated in October 2021
A
20 metres
B
100 metres
C
.5 kilometre
D
1 centimeter
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7

Which part of the chilli is the hottest?

A
Skin
B
Stalk
C
Seed
D
Root
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