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Science Quiz #209

Science and Nature Quiz for 16 January 2013

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Bigfoot, a supposedly large, hairy, bipedal humanoid which lives in forests in the Northwest of North America, is also known as what?

A
Mono Grande
B
Chuchunaa
C
Sasquatch
D
Woodwose
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2

What is the common name of the chemical NH3, which is found in cleaning products?

A
Chlorine
B
Ammonia
C
Naphthalene
D
Turpentine
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3

Which of these is a learned society based in the UK, founded in 1807 partly from a previous club known as the Askesian Society, and receiving its Royal Charter in 1825 from George IV ?

A
The Royal Geographic Society
B
The Geological Society of London
C
The Royal Society
D
The Chartered Institute of Linguists
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4

How many ounces are there in 8 lbs?

A
128
B
108
C
112
D
120
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5

What is the name of the condition where the sufferer can fall asleep at any time?

A
Nostalgia
B
Hypersomnia
C
Amnesia
D
Insomnia
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6

Which of these animals has the most northerly natural habitat?

A
Hyena
B
Giant Panda
C
Wombat
D
Penguin
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7

How many decades are there in a millennium?

A
1000
B
100
C
50
D
25
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