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Science Quiz #329

Science and Nature Quiz for 6 May 2015

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1

Where would most seagulls typically be found?

A
Mid ocean
B
Near to the seashore, or over land
C
Round lakes
D
In deserts
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2

Canis Major is also known as what?

Note: This question was updated in March 2022
A
The Horsehead Nebula
B
Betelgeuse
C
The Great, or Greater, Dog
D
The Dog Star
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3

What is Neptune's main satellite?

A
Phobos
B
Charon
C
Deimos
D
Triton
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4

What characterises deep sleep?

A
Genital activity
B
Slow wave synchronised EEG activity in the brain
C
Reduced rapid eye movement
D
Instant and alert awakening
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5

What mechanical device allows the wheels of a vehicle to turn at different speeds when cornering?

A
Distributor
B
Differential
C
Anemometer
D
Gearbox
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6

What is the inherited condition that causes the body to retain copper, which can lead to brain and liver damage?

A
Cuprophobia
B
Parkinson's disease
C
Downs syndrome
D
Wilson's disease
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7

What is the median of 1, 3, 5, 6, 7, 9 and 25?

A
8
B
6
C
25
D
1
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