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Science Quiz #51

Science and Nature Quiz for 6 January 2010

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1

What is the cube root of 64?

A
4
B
3
C
5
D
8
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2

A litre is a measure of what?

A
Length
B
Volume
C
Area
D
Weight
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3

Historically, silicosis was recognised as a common industrial disease of which of these professions?

A
Painter
B
Miner
C
Electrician
D
Stone mason
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4

What is the term for a period of isolation to prevent the spread of disease?

A
Quarantine
B
Brilliantine
C
Benzedrine
D
Palatine
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5

What is the name for the point on the ecliptic when the sun is at its greatest distance from the equator?

A
Perineum
B
Eclipse
C
Solstice
D
Tropicality
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6

What is another name for sodium bicarbonate?

A
Flour
B
Common salt
C
Icing sugar
D
Baking soda
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7

What is the name given to the planet Venus when it appears in the West after sunset?

A
Morning glory
B
Evening Star
C
Drive time host
D
Afternoon delight
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