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Science Quiz #235

Science and Nature Quiz for 17 July 2013

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1

What shape are the individual cells in a honeycomb?

A
Triangular
B
Square
C
Circular
D
Hexagonal
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2

Snowflake was the name of what albino animal that died in the Barcelona Zoo in 2003?

A
Giraffe
B
Zebra
C
Gorilla
D
Lion
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3

The thymol derivatives concentrated in the roots of which flowering plant are used in ointments for strains, sprains, bruises, and as an anti-inflammatory?

A
Avatar
B
Attica
C
America
D
Arnica
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4

What is the name for the middle part of the nose that separates the nostrils?

A
Snodgrass
B
Chauffeur
C
Particle
D
Chaffanue
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5

How many days are there in the last three months of the Western calendar year?

A
90
B
92
C
93
D
91
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6

What colour does blue litmus paper turn when in contact with acid?

A
Black
B
Red
C
Green
D
Amber
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7

In the 18th century John Harrison solved the problem of determining longitude at sea using what instrument?

A
Clock
B
Telescope
C
Sextant
D
Gyroscope
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