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Science Quiz #240

Science and Nature Quiz for 21 August 2013

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1

Which bird became extinct in the 17th century?

A
Liverpool Pigeon
B
Great Auk
C
Colombian Grebe
D
Dodo
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2

Wharton's Jelly is the gelatinous liquid found where?

A
In a beehive
B
In an umbilical cord
C
During rust removal
D
On a dessert plate
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3

What is the name for the reverse image on film from which a photograph is printed?

A
Negative
B
Developer
C
Fixer
D
Exposure
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4

What kind of bird is a guillemot?

A
Seabird
B
Game bird
C
Cage bird
D
Carrion
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5

What is looked for in the blue-tinged igneous rock called "kimberlite"?

A
Pearls
B
Emeralds
C
Agate
D
Diamonds
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6

What Greek letter is used to denote the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter?

A
Pi
B
Rho
C
Delta
D
Theta
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7

What do the interior angles of a triangle add up to?

A
180 degrees
B
360 degrees
C
90 degrees
D
45 degrees
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