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Science Quiz #217

Science and Nature Quiz for 13 March 2013

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1

Mastitis affects what part of the body?

A
Breast
B
Hand
C
Jaw
D
Stomach
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2

What is traditionally added to sulphur and saltpetre to make gunpowder?

A
Charcoal
B
Iron
C
Phosphorus
D
Magnesium
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3

Which of these is part of a television set?

A
Hard drive
B
Differential
C
Cavity magnetron
D
Receiver
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4

What is another name for oedema?

Note: This question was updated in April 2022
A
German measles
B
Hiccoughs
C
Dropsy
D
Mumps
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5

A group of what is usually called a "parliament"?

A
Owls
B
Ravens
C
Crows
D
Rooks
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6

Where do arboreal animals live?

A
In burrows
B
In trees
C
Beside streams
D
On the ground
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7

In 1961 Alan Shepard made the first manned flight into space for the USA aboard what vehicle?

Note: This question was updated in April 2022
A
Freedom-7
B
Apollo-7
C
Luna-7
D
Explorer-7
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