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Science Quiz #282

Science and Nature Quiz for 11 June 2014

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1

What is a group of owls called?

A
Dither
B
Pride
C
Parliament
D
Hoarding
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2

Which of these is a name for vitamin B2, which naturally occurs in milk and whole wheat grain?

A
Riboflavin
B
Thiamine
C
Ascorbic acid
D
Naphthalene
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3

Which of these is a name for a book of directions for the preparation of medicines?

A
Grey's Anatomy
B
Pharmacopoeia
C
Mrs Beeton's Book of Household Management
D
Sanctum Moleculae
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4

Which of these is used to measure energy?

A
Calorie
B
Pascal
C
Are
D
Gram
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5

New Zealand celebrates Matariki, Maori New Year in late May or early June, marking the rising in the southern hemisphere of the seven stars of what?

A
Ocean's Three and a Half
B
Brat Pack
C
Blake's 7
D
Pleiades
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6

Which of these is sometimes labelled as "extra virgin"?

A
Olive oil
B
Midnight oil
C
Crude oil
D
Linseed oil
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7

The marshmallow was first created as a medicinal substance when extracts from what part of the marsh mallow plant were used as a remedy for sore throats?

A
Leaf
B
Root
C
Stem
D
Bark
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