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Science Quiz #223

Science and Nature Quiz for 24 April 2013

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Who was killed on 4 January 1967 when his jet propelled boat, Bluebird K7, somersaulted and disintegrated on Coniston Water?

A
Donald Campbell
B
John Cobb
C
Ken Warby
D
Henry Segrave
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2

In which decade was the hovercraft invented?

A
1980s
B
1950s
C
1900s
D
1920s
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3

The sum of the internal angles of a pentagon are how many degrees more than that of a triangle?

Note: This question was updated in November 2021
A
180
B
540
C
360
D
270
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4

Which of these is the word for groups of sheep?

A
Flicks
B
Flax
C
Flux
D
Flocks
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5

The Mohs scale measures what?

A
Hardness of minerals
B
Softness of water
C
Elasticity of metals
D
Density of liquids
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6

What ore is the chief source of aluminium?

A
Iron
B
Bauxite
C
Manganese
D
Lead
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7

What is referred to as earth's sister planet due to its similar size and mass?

A
Venus
B
Mars
C
Mercury
D
Jupiter
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