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Science Quiz #302

Science and Nature Quiz for 29 October 2014

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1

Thomas Telford is associated with which field?

A
Psychology
B
Cooking
C
Engineering
D
Painting
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2

What is another word for a hiccup?

A
Lumbago
B
Melanoma
C
Rubella
D
Singultus
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3

Which of these is a non-venomous snake from Asia, Africa and Australia, that grows on average 15 feet long and sometimes up to 30 feet?

Note: This question was updated in February 2022
A
Black mamba
B
Anaconda
C
King cobra
D
Python
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4

What is another name for a wild hyacinth?

A
Gladiolus
B
Bluebell
C
Petunia
D
Delphinium
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5

Which of these colours absorbs the least amount of light?

A
Red
B
White
C
Violet
D
Black
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6

If you suffered from androphobia what would you be afraid of?

Note: This question was updated in June 2015
A
Teapots
B
Men
C
Darkness
D
Social situations
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7

What is the word for a cross between a corgi and a dachshund?

A
Womble
B
Corshund
C
Dorgi
D
Dachi
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