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Science Quiz #307

Science and Nature Quiz for 3 December 2014

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1

Which of these is a medical term for the escape of blood from a blood vessel?

A
Haemorrhage
B
Haemoptysis
C
Haemophilia
D
Haemorrhoids
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2

A red snapper is a type of what?

A
Turtle
B
Beetle
C
Spider
D
Fish
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3

What is the form of sugar called "dextrose" also known as?

A
Glucose
B
Vitamin C
C
Saccharine
D
Oestrogen
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4

Which building, built in 1884, was the first to use structural steel in its frame and the first to be supported inside and outside by a fireproof metal frame, and is therefore considered to be the first skyscraper?

A
Home Insurance Building, Chicago, Illinois, USA
B
Ritz Hotel, London, UK
C
The Old Bailey, London, UK
D
The Chrysler Building, New York, NY, USA
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5

Which of these was the first to be invented?

A
Machine gun
B
Stethoscope
C
Dynamite
D
Telescope
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6

When the orf virus affects humans what is often one unusual characteristic of the damage it causes?

A
The affected skin develops a permanent area of freckles
B
Pustules are filled with blue fluid
C
Damaged areas remain open and do not heal for up to a year
D
The damage heals without scarring
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7

Which of these is a snake?

A
Mambo
B
Mamba
C
Mamberamo
D
Mammoth
Select from the options above.
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