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Science Quiz #70

Science and Nature Quiz for 19 May 2010

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A billion in short scale is 1 followed by 9 zeroes. What is it in long scale?

A
1 followed by 12 zeroes
B
1 followed by 10 zeroes
C
1 followed by 18 zeroes
D
1 followed by 9 zeroes
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2

What is the term given to the tilt of an aeroplane about its longitudinal axis?

A
Bank
B
Dive
C
Dip
D
Pan
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3

If the length of two sides of a right angled triangle measured in inches are prime numbers, and it has two adjacent sides of 12 and 13 inches long, how long must the third side be?

Note: This question was updated in April 2017
A
17.69
B
5
C
3
D
7
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4

The sun is hot because of the nuclear transformation of hydrogen to which other gas?

A
Nitrogen
B
Oxygen
C
Helium
D
Xenon
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5

Which of these is a short haired odd-toed vegetarian mammal native to Central and South America and Southeast Asia?

A
Marmoset
B
Sloth
C
Tapir
D
Capybara
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6

What is the triangular part of a horse's hoof?

A
Frog
B
Hare
C
Rabbit
D
Dog
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7

Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto are the moons of which planet?

A
Uranus
B
Mars
C
Jupiter
D
Venus
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