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Science Quiz #112

Science and Nature Quiz for 9 March 2011

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1

What compound is also known as vitamin B9 or folacin?

A
Ascorbic acid
B
Oxalic acid
C
Folic acid
D
Formic acid
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2

What autism spectrum disorder was first identified in 1944 due to a study of children who lacked nonverbal communication skills, demonstrated limited empathy with their peers, and were physically clumsy?

A
Parkinson's disease
B
Asperger syndrome
C
Alzheimer's disease
D
Schizophreniform disorder
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3

The following were influential in developing which subject in China: Liu Hui, Zu Geng, Li Chunfeng, Yang Hui, Shen Kuo, Liu Xin, Zhang Heng, Liu Hui, Zu Chongzhi and Wang Xiaotong?

A
Medicine
B
Mathematics
C
Religion
D
Architecture
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4

111,111,111 squared gives what result?

A
12,345,678,987,654,321
B
222,222,222
C
123,454,321
D
78,987
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5

Which of these signifies that an internal combustion engine is fitted with something other than a carburettor?

Note: This question was updated in November 2017
A
GTR
B
ABS
C
EFI
D
DOHC
Select from the options above.
6

Which of these is an American vulture of the Andes?

A
Corvette
B
Condor
C
Caravelle
D
Carcinoma
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7

If you have played 50 games and won 30, giving a 60% success rate, how many more games would you have to play to achieve a 75% success rate, assuming that you win them all?

A
15
B
8
C
20
D
30
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