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Science Quiz #272

Science and Nature Quiz for 2 April 2014

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1

What is the name of the chemical that naturally occurs in sheep's wool?

A
Lanolin
B
Linctus
C
Lentil
D
Linoleum
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2

What are Argon, Helium, Nitrogen, Neon and Xenon?

A
Metals
B
Metalloids
C
Inert gases
D
Halogens
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3

What can 1+1 equal?

A
3
B
11
C
10
D
0
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4

What is the name for the protein which is the main constituent of hair, horns, nails, claws and hooves of mammals?

A
Keratin
B
Kerogen
C
Carotene
D
Lanolin
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5

Which of these is an endocrine gland about the size of a pea and weighing 0.5 g (0.02 oz.), a protrusion off the bottom of the hypothalamus at the base of the brain that rests in a small, bony cavity (sella turcica)?

A
Adrenal gland
B
Thyroid gland
C
Pituitary gland
D
Pancreas
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6

The condition whereby hostages and their captors form sympathetic bonds is known as what?

A
Cupboard love
B
Stockholm syndrome
C
Captive audience
D
Epstein-Barr virus
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7

What is the name for the lowest point of a sound wave?

A
Period
B
Decay
C
Trough
D
Nadir
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