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Science Quiz #280

Science and Nature Quiz for 28 May 2014

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1

What is a pipistrelle?

A
Dandelion
B
Butterfly
C
Moth
D
Bat
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2

Which of these is a bone in the wrist?

A
Trapezium
B
Patella
C
Clavicle
D
Sternum
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3

Olive oil is made from what part of the olive tree?

A
Bark
B
Fruit
C
Flowers
D
Trunk
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4

What is a female fox called?

A
Cob
B
Vixen
C
Sow
D
Cygnet
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5

In the Einstein's famous equation e=mc2, what does "e" stand for?

A
Effort
B
Electricity
C
Energy
D
Engine revolutions
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6

The prefix Nano- used in the metric system denoting a factor of 10−9 or 0.000000001 is derived from a Greek word meaning what?

A
Small
B
Mouse
C
Dot
D
Dwarf
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7

Which of these is not an element shown on the periodic table?

A
Caesium
B
Copper
C
Cadmium
D
Colosseum
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