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Science Quiz #304

Science and Nature Quiz for 12 November 2014

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1

Where did the car manufacturer Renault originate?

A
France
B
Germany
C
Italy
D
Sweden
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2

A growth rate stated as 1 + half + a third + a quarter +... is what kind of growth?

A
Logarithmic
B
Exponential
C
Geometric
D
Quadratic
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3

The Leakey family who concentrated their studies in Kenya were working in what area?

A
The history of the Mau-Mau uprising
B
Paleoanthropology
C
Identifying diamond mines
D
Setting up tourism initiatives
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4

What is a disease of the bone, estimated to affect 2-3 million across Tibet, north-eastern to south-western China, South Siberia, and Korea?

A
Kienbock's disease
B
Keshan disease
C
Legg-Calvé-Perthes disease
D
Kashin–Beck disease
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5

The plant called mallow is used as what?

A
Herb
B
Sheltering tree
C
Herbaceous border
D
Cut flowers
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6

What name is given to the stage of a butterfly's life when it lives in a chrysalis?

A
Larval
B
Imago
C
Pupal
D
Cabbage-eating
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7

An isotherm is a line denoting equal what?

A
Temperature
B
Wind
C
Air pressure
D
Rain density
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