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Science Quiz #154

Science and Nature Quiz for 28 December 2011

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1

What is the star sign of someone born on Christmas Day?

A
Orion
B
Capricorn
C
Southern Cross
D
Matariki
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2

Which of these is the approximate temperature of the sun's surface in degrees Fahrenheit?

A
1,000
B
1,000,000
C
100,000
D
10,000
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3

What do cygnets grow up to be?

A
Geese
B
Frogs
C
Swans
D
Rabbits
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4

Where is the Sea of William Henry Smyth?

A
Near London, England
B
On the Moon
C
Off the coast of Queensland, Australia
D
Due north of Moscow
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5

What is the world's largest carnivore species found on land, which is native to the north of the northern hemisphere?

A
Equator bear
B
Polar bear
C
Capricorn bear
D
Cancer bear
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6

Which of these is a genus of sauropod dinosaur, fossils first discovered in 1877 by S. W. Williston, that lived in western North America at the end of the Jurassic Period?

Note: This question was updated in January 2022
A
Apatosaurus
B
Stegosaurus
C
Triceratops
D
Diplodocus
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7

"Poison arrow" or "poison dart" is what type of creature?

A
Lizard
B
Snake
C
Frog
D
Crocodile
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