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Science Quiz #54

Science and Nature Quiz for 27 January 2010

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1

What number cannot be written in Roman numerals?

A
1 million
B
99
C
Zero
D
666
Select from the options above.
2

What needs to be added to the sum of the first three prime numbers to equal the fifth?

A
3
B
2
C
1
D
4
Select from the options above.
3

J. E. Brandenberger, a Swiss chemist and textile engineer, discovered the process to make what?

Note: This question was updated in September 2015
A
Cellophane
B
Chanel no. 5
C
Bakelite
D
Nylon stockings
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4

Which of these is not one of Newton's Laws of Motion?

A
To every action there is an equal and opposite reaction
B
A body at rest or moving continues in that state unless acted on by external forces
C
When a body is acted on by a force the rate of change of momentum is proportional to the force
D
A pendulum will swing in a pattern consistent with the earth's rotation.
Select from the options above.
5

A baby's first teeth are called what?

A
Milk teeth
B
Vodka teeth
C
Water teeth
D
Tea teeth
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6

In astronomy, what is the next letter in the sequence O, B, A, F, G, K …

A
C
B
N
C
M
D
H
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7

What function must be applied to the numbers 10 and 5 to provide 2 as the result?

A
Subtraction
B
Division
C
Addition
D
Multiplication
Select from the options above.
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