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Science Quiz #326

Science and Nature Quiz for 15 April 2015

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1

If someone is injured and the blood flow is bright red and coming out in regular spurts, where is it coming from?

A
Spleen
B
Vein
C
Capillary
D
Artery
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2

Which of these is another name for the wolverine, mainly native to Canada?

A
The glutton
B
The raider
C
The abominable snowman
D
The brown bear
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3

What is the name for the displacement at, or height of, each crest of a sound wave?

A
Wavelength
B
Frequency
C
Amplitude
D
Power
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4

Clematis vitalba, a plant of the Ranunculaceae family, is also known as Traveller's Joy and what other name?

A
Friar's Ivy
B
Wandering William
C
Old man's beard
D
The Princess Vine
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5

What is a measure of the disorder of a system?

A
Extortion
B
Ecstasy
C
Entrapment
D
Entropy
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6

11.00100100001111110110… is an approximation, in binary, of a mathematical constant relating to what?

A
A circle's circumference and diameter
B
The electron's gyromagnetic ratio using quantum electrodynamics
C
The reciprocals of twin primes
D
Conic sections
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7

What most nearly describes the position of the human spine in relation to the heart?

A
Anterior
B
Ventral
C
Dorsal
D
Above
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