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Science Quiz #281

Science and Nature Quiz for 4 June 2014

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1

The endocrine glands secrete their products directly into what rather than through a duct?

A
Skin
B
Mouth
C
Blood stream
D
Stomach
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2

What is a dandie dinmont?

A
A breed of cat
B
Someone who lives in Oxford Street, London
C
A flowering shrub
D
A breed of dog
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3

What was believed to be a hemisphere above the ground, carrying the fixed stars and surrounding the seven spheres of the planets, through which the Sun and Moon moved in and out through a series of openings?

A
Heaven
B
Stratosphere
C
Firmament
D
Blue yonder
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4

What vitamin is riboflavin?

A
C
B
A
C
B2
D
B1
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5

What is another name for ultra-violet light?

A
Black light
B
Neon light
C
Night light
D
Blue light
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6

Anti-retroviral drugs are used to treat what disease?

A
Rickets
B
Cancer
C
Tuberculosis
D
HIV
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7

A way of looking at mathematical relationships and operations using abstract symbols instead of specific numbers is called what?

A
Trigonometry
B
Geometry
C
Algebra
D
Game theory
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