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Science Quiz #85

Science and Nature Quiz for 1 September 2010

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1

Which of these is a sulphide of mercury?

Note: This question was updated in July 2015
A
Cinnabar
B
Cinnamon
C
Cineraria
D
Cincinnatus
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2

The sun is mostly made up of what material?

A
Gas
B
Cheese
C
Molten metal
D
Burning rubber
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3

What type of plant is "stinkhorn"?

Note: This question was updated in April 2016
A
Beech tree
B
Moss
C
Flowering shrub
D
Fungus
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4

Which of these statements is incorrect?

A
The square of an odd number is always an even number
B
The sum of two whole numbers, whether they are odd or even, is always a whole number
C
The sum of two numbers, where both are either odd or even, is always an even number
D
The sum of an even number and an odd number is always an odd number
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5

What shape are the 4 faces of a tetrahedron?

A
Hexagons
B
Squares
C
Pentagons
D
Triangles
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6

Where did Pluto, discovered in 1930 (and designated a planet at the time), get its name?

A
Walt Disney cartoon
B
Greek legend
C
Oil pipeline
D
A constellation
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7

Which of these is a type of generator of electric current in which mechanical energy is converted to electrical energy?

A
Dynamo
B
Domino
C
Eurythmic
D
Motor
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