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Science Quiz #113

Science and Nature Quiz for 16 March 2011

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What long bone in the arm that runs from the shoulder to the elbow to connect the scapula and the lower arm consists of 3 sections?

A
Happiness
B
Humorous
C
Hilarious
D
Humerus
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2

Which venomous snake is able to dilate its neck into a hood?

A
Boa
B
Mamba
C
Cobra
D
Rattlesnake
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3

The Royal Observatory, from which standard time was recorded, was established in Greenwich in 1676. Where is it now?

Note: This question was updated in December 2017
A
Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, England
B
Herstmonceux Castle, East Sussex, England
C
Dartmoor, Devon, England
D
Edinburgh Castle, Scotland
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4

For a proper fraction, the numerator is

A
equal to the denominator
B
greater than the denominator
C
less than the denominator
D
equal to 1
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5

The peacock belongs to which family of birds?

A
Pigeon
B
Penguin
C
Parrot
D
Pheasant
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6

Which of these is almost the world's largest moth?

Note: This question was updated in February 2017
A
Peppered moth
B
Madagascan Sunset moth
C
Death's-head hawkmoth
D
Atlas moth
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7

What is the connection between the computer programming language ADA, developed in 1980, and the daughter of poet Lord Byron?

A
The "Dreamworks" film production company
B
A Bugatti
C
Bill Gates
D
Charles Babbage's "analytical engine"
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