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Science Quiz #210

Science and Nature Quiz for 23 January 2013

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1

In the acronym NTSC, used in the television industry, what does the "N" stand for?

A
Natural
B
New
C
Notional
D
National
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2

What fluid results from lachrymation?

A
Milk
B
Blood
C
Sweat
D
Tears
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3

What is the lightest noble gas?

A
Xenon
B
Argon
C
Krypton
D
Helium
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4

What is the term used in wine making for the catalyst function that turns grape juice into an alcoholic beverage when yeast interacts with sugars in the juice to create ethanol and carbon dioxide?

A
Pigmentation
B
Segmentation
C
Permutation
D
Fermentation
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5

What is an inflamed swelling on the skin?

A
Roast
B
Bake
C
Boil
D
Simmer
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6

How many faces are there on a cube?

A
6
B
8
C
4
D
10
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7

Which of these is a qualitative research method often used in the social sciences to write about human societies/cultures through observation, interviews, questionnaires, etc. and to describe the nature and cultural systems of the group being studied?

A
Ethnology
B
Ethnography
C
Anthropology
D
Sociology
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