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Science Quiz #100

Science and Nature Quiz for 15 December 2010

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1

Which of these is not a prime number?

Note: This question was updated in July 2016
A
47
B
43
C
41
D
45
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2

What is a popular name for the North American bison?

A
Muskrat
B
Groundhog
C
Alligator
D
Buffalo
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3

Dr Benjamin Spock wrote books on what subject?

A
Astrology
B
Elephants
C
Child care
D
Ears
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4

What is a sphygmomanometer used to measure?

A
Blood pressure
B
Breast size
C
Lion manes
D
Altitude
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5

What is a pluviometer used to measure?

A
Wind gusts
B
Intensity of sunlight
C
Rainfall
D
Snow depth
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6

Which of these is a breed of horse?

Note: This question was updated in April 2017
A
Dark horse
B
Part horse
C
Quarter horse
D
One horse
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7

Which of these is an alloy?

A
Brass
B
Iron
C
Phosphorus
D
Silicon
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