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Science Quiz #189

Science and Nature Quiz for 29 August 2012

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1

Although the first permanent colour photo was taken in 1861 by the Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell, the first 35mm colour film, "Kodachrome", did not reach the market until when?

A
1910
B
1942
C
1936
D
1921
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2

"Peptic" refers to which activity of the human body?

A
Cardiovascular
B
Respiration
C
Circulation
D
Digestion
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3

What is the meaning of the word "dinosaur"?

A
Ugly reptile
B
Big snake
C
Terrifying lizard
D
Magnificent mammal
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4

The stress that causes a metal object to break is called metal what?

A
Tiredness
B
Fatigue
C
Listlessness
D
Ennui
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5

If the numbers from 1 to 10 are multiplied by each other, which of these numbers is nearest to the result?

A
3.5 million
B
350,000
C
35 million
D
35,000
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6

Which of these is a tender low-growing culinary herb prominently featured in Italian cuisine, also playing a major role in the Southeast Asian cuisines of Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, which tastes similar to anise, with a strong, pungent, sweet smell?

A
Manuel
B
Basil
C
Sybil
D
Polly
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7

What colour is a domesticated Pekin duck?

A
Blue
B
Black
C
Green
D
White
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