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Science Quiz #245

Science and Nature Quiz for 25 September 2013

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1

How often does a solar eclipse happen somewhere in the world?

A
Every eight years
B
Every 18 months
C
Every 118 years
D
Every three years
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2

What is the most likely use for a privet shrub?

A
Fruit growing
B
Wine making
C
Hedge
D
Timber milling
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3

Which of these is a condition that occurs when part of the body suffers a blow, blood clot or other collection of fluid under the perichondrium, which separates it from the cartilage, resulting in the formation of fibrous tissue in the overlying skin?

A
Ingrown toenail
B
Endocarditis
C
Bunion
D
Cauliflower ear
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4

One form of ascorbic acid is commonly known as which vitamin?

A
D
B
A
C
B
D
C
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5

The Manchester Small-Scale Experimental Machine, built by Frederic C. Williams, Tom Kilburn & Geoff Tootill that first ran on 21 June 1948, was an early form of what?

A
Mobile telephone
B
Computer
C
Dishwasher
D
Space rocket
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6

What is the common name for encephalitis lethargica?

A
Laziness
B
Boredom
C
Sleepy sickness
D
Breakfast in bed
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7

Which of these foods is a good source of amino-3 fatty acids?

A
Milk
B
Tuna
C
Feta cheese
D
Chicken
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