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Science Quiz #322

Science and Nature Quiz for 18 March 2015

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1

What is a "cowslip"?

A
A flowering plant of the genus Primula
B
Clothing for cattle
C
Soup made from cows' heads
D
A type of milking shed
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these is not one of the four phases of the moon?

A
Last quarter
B
First quarter
C
Complete moon
D
New moon
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3

Five of what animal, the first of a planned 33, were airlifted from South Africa to Tanzania's Serengeti National Reserve in May 2010?

A
Komodo dragon
B
Siberian Tiger
C
Mountain Gorilla
D
Black rhinoceros
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4

What is the cube of 100?

A
10,000,000
B
1,000
C
100,000
D
1,000,000
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5

What is another name for the gladioli?

A
Sword lily
B
Kumara
C
Delphinium
D
Rose
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6

What internationally recognized unit of length (though not formally defined within the International System of Units (SI)) equal to 0.1 nanometre or 1 × 10−10 metres is often used in the natural sciences for expressing the sizes of atoms, lengths of chemical bonds and the wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation, and in technology for the dimensions of parts of integrated circuits?

A
Lindstrom
B
Angstrom
C
Hamstrung
D
Amundsen
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7

What are the thin leaves of conifers called?

A
Threads
B
Pins
C
Scissors
D
Needles
Select from the options above.
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