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Science Quiz #46

Science and Nature Quiz for 2 December 2009

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What preparation, consisting mainly of citron, orange, bergamot, neroli and rosemary, was first prepared by Johann Maria Farina soon after 1700?

A
Lemon and barley water
B
Eau de Cologne
C
Ginger ale
D
Moth balls
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2

Which of these is a vegetable?

A
Stroller bean
B
Jogger bean
C
Trotter bean
D
Runner bean
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3

What is the circumference of a circle whose radius is 7 inches?

A
14 inches
B
22 inches
C
7 inches
D
44 inches
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4

What is a kinkajou?

A
Small cat-like animal from South America
B
Bird that migrates between north and south Africa
C
Tree growing mostly in Asia
D
Ancient Chinese instrument of torture
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5

What is the ratio of hydrogen atoms to oxygen atoms respectively in a molecule of water?

A
8 to 1
B
1 to 2
C
3 to 5
D
2 to 1
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6

What is the name for the centre of an atom?

A
Solar plexus
B
Nucleus
C
Orbit
D
Transport
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7

What device found on ships from the 18th century, consists of a telescope, a graduated arc and two mirrors, one of which is attached to a moveable arm?

A
Compass
B
Sextant
C
Quadrant
D
Theodolite
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