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Science Quiz #44

Science and Nature Quiz for 18 November 2009

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1

Which of these is most attracted by a magnet?

A
Wool
B
Plastic
C
Water
D
Metal
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2

What is the force that causes unsupported objects to fall to the ground?

A
Gravity
B
Cavity
C
Sagacity
D
Strategy
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3

What is lapis lazuli?

A
Butterfly
B
Mineral
C
Bird
D
Reptile
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4

Which colour in the visible spectrum has the longest wavelength?

Note: This question was updated in August 2014
A
Red
B
Green
C
Blue
D
Violet
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5

What is a keloid?

Note: This question was updated in January 2015
A
A bump on the head
B
A bone in the human finger
C
A type of cancerous growth
D
An overgrowth of scar tissue
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6

What name is given to the rocks that orbit the sun mainly between Mars and Jupiter?

A
Planetoids
B
Androids
C
Haemorrhoids
D
Asteroids
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7

What is the name for a straight line drawn from the centre of a circle to the circumference?

A
Arc
B
Diameter
C
Radius
D
Tangent
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