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Science Quiz #267

Science and Nature Quiz for 26 February 2014

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1

Where would one find a hypotenuse?

A
Under the wing of a chicken
B
In the roof of a wooden building
C
As part of a right angled triangle
D
In a vehicle's gearbox
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2

Which of these is a hoofed mammal with a partly leopard-spotted coat, developed in the current form of the breed in north-west America?

A
Positron
B
Appaloosa
C
Lusitano
D
Bentheim Black Pied
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3

What chromosomes do the two main human sexes have?

A
Men: XX, Women: XY
B
Men: XX, Women: YY
C
Men: XY, Women: XX
D
Men: YY, Women: XY
Select from the options above.
4

The tibia and fibula are found where in the human body?

A
Arm
B
Lower leg
C
Ribcage
D
Fingers
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5

What term is used to refer to a structural deformity of the bones and the joint between the foot and big toe, and is usually used to refer to the bump on the side of the big toe joint?

A
Onion
B
Bunion
C
Dungeon
D
Runyan
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6

What bird has the widest wingspan?

A
Condor
B
Eagle
C
Albatross
D
Vulture
Select from the options above.
7

Platelets fulfil what function in human blood?

A
Carrying oxygen
B
Circulating
C
Clotting
D
Carrying carbon dioxide
Select from the options above.
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