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Science Quiz #156

Science and Nature Quiz for 11 January 2012

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1

Approximately how far is the moon from Earth?

A
1.1 million miles
B
550,000 miles
C
240,000 miles
D
760,000 miles
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2

How many is a baker's dozen plus a gross plus a score?

A
157
B
176
C
177
D
143
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3

The cochlea is part of which part of the body?

A
Ear
B
Eye
C
Nose
D
Throat
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4

An "aide memoire" to know the first numbers of the constant pi can be obtained by counting the letters in each word of which of these?

A
"Good day sunshine. We all shine on. Revolution number nine."
B
"This is not fun. It is silly. It annoys me."
C
"To be or not to be, that is the question. Whether 'tis nobler."
D
"May I have a large container of coffee?" "Thank you"?
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5

Where did the car manufacturer Audi originate?

A
France
B
Italy
C
Sweden
D
Germany
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6

What gives the flamingo the colour of its plumage?

A
Humidity
B
Age
C
Temperature
D
Diet
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7

What ambulance service is a common name used by a number of affiliated organisations in different countries dedicated to the teaching and practice of medical first aid and the provision of ambulance services, all of which derive their origins from an association founded in 1877 in England?

A
St John
B
St Andrew
C
St George
D
St David
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