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Science Quiz #127

Science and Nature Quiz for 22 June 2011

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1

Which of these is a bleach?

A
Sodium chloride
B
Sodium hydroxide
C
Sodium hypochlorite
D
Sodium monoxide
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2

What is the name for the lump in a human throat?

A
Gary's Grape
B
Barry's Banana
C
Peter's Peach
D
Adam's Apple
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3

What name is given to a young lion?

A
Calf
B
Pup
C
Kid
D
Cub
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4

What unit of work represents the work done to overcome a force of 1 dyne through a distance of 1 centimetre?

A
Therblig
B
Erg
C
Joule
D
Grunt
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5

Which of these is a trumpet shaped, widely-cultivated genus of flowering plants of South American origin?

A
Gladioli
B
Petunia
C
Ranuncula
D
Hydrangea
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6

What convex three-dimensional homogeneous body which, when resting on a flat surface, has just one stable and one unstable point of equilibrium?

A
Sasquatch
B
Tommy Tippee
C
Gömböc
D
Humboldt
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7

What is the name of the line separating the numerator and denominator of a fraction if it is written as a horizontal line?

A
Tangent
B
Vinculum
C
Secant
D
Solidus
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