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Science Quiz #143

Science and Nature Quiz for 12 October 2011

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What scale is used for rating tornado intensity, based on the damage tornadoes inflict on human-built structures and vegetation?

A
The Torino Scale
B
The Fujita scale
C
The Beaufort Scale
D
The Richter Scale
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2

Which famous American bodybuilder had the advertising slogan "You too can have a body like mine"?

A
Appalachian Champ
B
Chuck Caucasus
C
Rocky Cheapside
D
Charles Atlas
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3

Which of these is a system of weights and measures?

A
Ruling
B
Majestic
C
Empirical
D
Imperial
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4

What sign of the zodiac is represented by a set of scales?

A
Pisces
B
Aries
C
Taurus
D
Libra
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5

The internal angles of a rectangle add up to how many degrees?

A
360
B
180
C
1080
D
540
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6

What is a cep?

A
Weapon
B
Mushroom
C
Virus
D
Small mountain
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7

In the acronym NTSC, used in the television industry, what does the "T" stand for?

A
Television
B
Transmission
C
Trapeze
D
Transport
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