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Science Quiz #169

Science and Nature Quiz for 11 April 2012

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What animal is native to Russia, the USA (especially Alaska), Canada, the Carpathian region (especially Romania), and Finland, where it is the national animal?

A
Yellow bear
B
Grey bear
C
Red bear
D
Brown bear
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2

The lumbar region of the human body contains how many vertebrae?

A
30
B
15
C
5
D
10
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3

The nectarine, which has a smooth, fuzzless skin, is a type of what?

A
Plum
B
Horse
C
Peach
D
Duck
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4

What is the science involved with the study, design, and manufacture of flight-capable machines, and the techniques of operating aircraft?

A
Aeronautics
B
Astrophysics
C
Acrobatics
D
Amnesiacs
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5

What is a muntjack?

A
Pig
B
Rabbit
C
Chicken
D
Deer
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6

The skin condition urticaria takes its name from the Latin word for which of these?

A
Holly
B
Ivy
C
Thistle
D
Nettle
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7

Sheep are aged by their teeth and are referred to by the number of permanent incisors that have erupted. About how old is a "two-tooth"?

A
2 to 3 years
B
2 to 4 years
C
1 to 1.5 years
D
1.5 to 2 years
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