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Science Quiz #319

Science and Nature Quiz for 25 February 2015

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1

What word best describes a triangle where one angle is greater than 90 degrees?

A
Oblique
B
Obtuse
C
Equilateral
D
Acute
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2

The name of which animal means "man of the forest"?

A
Capuchin
B
Orangutan
C
Chimpanzee
D
Gorilla
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3

Which of these is a type of gull?

A
Herring
B
Sprat
C
Shark
D
Mackerel
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4

What fraction of a second is a nanosecond?

A
One millionth
B
One hundred millionth
C
One million millionth
D
One thousand millionth
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5

A "prickly pear" is a type of what?

A
Bees
B
Cactus
C
Strawberry
D
Sea urchin
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6

Which of these snakes is native to South America?

A
Python
B
Anaconda
C
Sunbeam
D
Elapids
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7

What is the name for a geometric figure with 3 sides?

A
Square
B
Line
C
Triangle
D
Rhomboid
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