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Science Quiz #328

Science and Nature Quiz for 29 April 2015

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1

"General Sherman" in California, USA, is the name of what?

A
A tree
B
A mountain
C
A waterfall
D
A rock formation
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2

What is the common name for decompression sickness?

A
Tennis elbow
B
Cold turkey
C
Asthma
D
Bends
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3

Which of these forms of transport was the most recent to carry commercial passengers?

A
Jet aeroplane
B
Hovercraft
C
Helicopter
D
Motor car
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4

Which of these is not the natural habitat of the tiger?

A
Sumatra
B
India
C
Russia
D
Africa
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5

What name is given to a compound of carbon and hydrogen in various proportions?

A
Hydrate
B
Hydrocarbon
C
Hydroxide
D
Hydroxyl
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6

What is the common name for a soft dull greenish brown or grey variety of clay that falls to a powder in water?

A
Grey's allergy
B
China clay
C
Fuller's earth
D
No man's land
Select from the options above.
7

What type of being is a cicada?

A
Insect
B
Reptile
C
Mammal
D
Arachnid
Select from the options above.
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