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Science Quiz #181

Science and Nature Quiz for 4 July 2012

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What is the term for reactions some people have that are severe and life-threatening allergies (to environmental or dietary allergens or to medication)?

A
Caustic
B
Didactic
C
Anaphylactic
D
Tantric
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2

What term applies to an engine comprising two banks of four cylinders inclined towards each other, with a common crankshaft?

A
ABS
B
DOHC-EFI
C
Diesel
D
V8
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3

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

A
180
B
360
C
1080
D
540
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4

What is the name of the transition from a liquid state directly to a gas of an element or compound?

A
Ionisation
B
Condensation
C
Deionisation
D
Vaporisation
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5

A PSA test is used to detect what?

A
Foot and mouth disease
B
Prostate cancer
C
Radiation
D
Union interference
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6

A theory of the workings of the human body adopted by Greek and Roman physicians and believed until the 19th century was that it was filled with 4 basic substances (black bile, yellow bile, phlegm, and blood). These were collectively known as what?

A
Japes
B
Jokes
C
Jests
D
Humours
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7

What is an antirrhinum?

A
A household medicine
B
Deep pit
C
Snapdragon
D
Umbrella
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