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Science Quiz #325

Science and Nature Quiz for 8 April 2015

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What is a hereditary disease of the blood in males, characterised by excessive bleeding and lack of ability of the blood to clot?

A
Haemophilia
B
Haemoptysis
C
Haemorrhage
D
Haemorrhoids
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these is most attracted by a magnet?

A
Wool
B
Plastic
C
Water
D
Metal
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3

A hypodermic needle is called that because of its capacity to do what?

A
Be extra sharp
B
Enter a muscle, vein or artery
C
Transfer the contents of its syringe to a living organism
D
Penetrate to under the skin
Select from the options above.
4

What is the name for two collections of lymphoid tissues, one on either side of the throat, level with the base of the tongue?

A
Nostrils
B
Tonsils
C
Tracheae
D
Thoraces
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5

What colour cat is a Russian Blue?

A
Orange with tabby spots
B
Pink
C
Multi-coloured
D
Grey
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6

What is "bergamot"?

A
A fruit or herb
B
Weaponry used in the Middle Ages
C
Highly technical language
D
The traditional rights of European "free cities"
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these best describes "heat"?

A
Friction between molecules or atoms
B
Temperature
C
Energy in the motion of molecules or atoms
D
Absence of cold
Select from the options above.
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