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Science Quiz #278

Science and Nature Quiz for 14 May 2014

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What is a street term for the drug Gamma-Hydroxibutyric acid (GHB)?

A
Crystal meth
B
Ecstasy
C
P
D
Fantasy
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2

In the human body, adductors and abductors are types of what?

A
Nerve
B
Vein
C
Muscle
D
Bone
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3

An endomorph has what physical characteristic?

A
Ability to change into a different shape
B
Thinness
C
Fatness
D
No heart
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4

What is the name for the outer covering of the shell of a coconut which is made into yarn used to make matting and brushes?

A
Skein
B
Rattan
C
Slarn
D
Coir
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5

Which of these whales is the largest toothed animal?

A
Marlin
B
Humpback whale
C
Killer whale
D
Sperm whale
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6

A mastodon was an early form of what animal?

A
Elephant
B
Dog
C
Giraffe
D
Chimpanzee
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7

What word describes someone who historically was a medical professional who formulated and dispensed medicines (the fore-runner of the pharmacist, pharmacologist, chemist or dispensing chemist), offered general medical advice and a range of services such as surgery and midwifery?

A
Actuary
B
Apotheosis
C
Aerialist
D
Apothecary
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