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Science Quiz #118

Science and Nature Quiz for 20 April 2011

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Which of these is a genus of herbivorous dinosaur with a large bony frill and three horns on a large four-legged body which lived during the late Maastrichtian stage of the Late Cretaceous Period in North America?

A
Diplodocus
B
Triceratops
C
Stegosaurus
D
Apatosaurus
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2

Where is the Sea of Waves?

A
Off Tierra del Fuego
B
Between Australia and New Zealand
C
Between India and Sri Lanka
D
On the Moon
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3

What are Gliese 876 d, OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb, MOA-2007-BLG-192Lb, COROT-Exo-7b, Gliese 581 d and Gliese 581 c?

A
Comets
B
Stars
C
Planets
D
Black Holes
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4

What is a leveret?

A
Girl mechanic
B
Builder's tool
C
Young hare
D
Dance step
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5

The symptoms for which poisoning include violent stomach pains, retching, excessive saliva production, vomiting, a sense of dryness and tightness in the throat, thirst, hoarseness, difficulty of speech, diarrhea, clammy sweats and delirium?

A
Arsenic
B
Cyanide
C
Strychnine
D
Carbon monoxide
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6

The following are the first few examples of what: (220, 284), (1184, 1210), (2620, 2924), (5020, 5564) & (6232, 6368)?

A
Amicable numbers
B
Natural numbers
C
Prime numbers
D
Paired numbers
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7

The following people died from what cause: singers Karen Carpenter (1983) & Lena Zavaroni (1999), dancer Heidi Guenther (1997), artistic gymnast Christy Henrich (1994) and models Ana Carolina Reston (2006), Luisel Ramos (2006) & Eliana Ramos (2007)?

A
Anorexia nervosa
B
Cyanide poisoning
C
Gunshot wounds
D
Drowning
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