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Science Quiz #299

Science and Nature Quiz for 8 October 2014

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1

A Röntgen is a measure of what?

A
Astronomical distances
B
Brightness of a comet
C
Radiation exposure
D
The destructive force of a tornado
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2

What unit of measurement is used to measure the height of a horse?

A
Feet
B
Hands
C
Heads
D
Toes
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3

Which of these is a type of fungus?

A
Pongtusk
B
Smelltusk
C
Odourhorn
D
Stinkhorn
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4

What is a species of marmot, also called a groundhog, found in parts of the USA?

A
Woodchuck
B
Beaver
C
Chipmunk
D
Gopher
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5

Which of these is an antelope?

A
Springbok
B
Topkapi
C
Iceni
D
Kraal
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6

How many bones are there in the human body?

A
56
B
506
C
1006
D
206
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7

What computer term is given to a finite set of one or more actions that invoke a software or operating system operation when triggered easily by the user?

A
Hotkeys
B
Warmlocks
C
Tepidhandles
D
Coldhinges
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