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Science Quiz #80

Science and Nature Quiz for 28 July 2010

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1

What is the name of the three bones that make up a human finger?

A
Tibia
B
Metatarsals
C
Synapses
D
Phalanges
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2

What is the common name for a lepidoptera pupa and its silky cocoon?

A
Stamen
B
Thorax
C
Camilla
D
Chrysalis
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3

Which of these is used to describe the colour of a horse?

A
Beach
B
Bay
C
Peninsula
D
Bight
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4

What attaches muscles to bone?

Note: This question was updated in July 2015
A
Ligaments
B
Tendons
C
Marrow
D
Arteries
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5

Pertussis is the technical name for which of these?

A
Mumps
B
Measles
C
Whooping cough
D
Chickenpox
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6

Which of these is not a perfect number?

A
28
B
6
C
494
D
8,128
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7

What is a group of lions called?

A
Hoon
B
Parliament
C
Crowd
D
Pride
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