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Science Quiz #132

Science and Nature Quiz for 27 July 2011

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1

Which of these is a plane tree?

A
Cypress
B
Cedar
C
Sycamore
D
Larch
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2

What name is given to the syndrome which involves a delusion that the affected person can transform or has transformed into an animal?

A
Dorian Gray Syndrome
B
The Cotard delusion
C
Couvade syndrome
D
Clinical lycanthropy
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3

Which of these is a species of flatfish native to marine or brackish waters of the North Atlantic, Black Sea, Baltic Sea and the Mediterranean Sea?

A
Yesbut
B
Sackbut
C
Gambit
D
Turbot
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4

What are formed from linear chains of amino acids?

A
Proteins
B
Carbohydrates
C
Enzymes
D
Vitamins
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5

What is the chemical symbol for Helium?

A
H
B
He
C
Hg
D
Hm
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6

What thin, circular structure in the eye controls the diameter and size of the pupil and the amount of light reaching through it?

Note: This question was updated in August 2018
A
Cornea
B
Retina
C
Lens
D
Iris
Select from the options above.
7

Bitumen is made to go onto what?

A
Ice cream
B
Road
C
Feet
D
Garden plants
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