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Science Quiz #334

Science and Nature Quiz for 10 June 2015

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1

Teal, mallard, muscovy and mandarin are all types of what?

A
Cow
B
Cheese
C
Car
D
Duck
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2

What is a "samoyed"?

A
Duck
B
Dog
C
Meat cooked in pastry
D
Doughnut
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3

What is produced by the cortex of supra-renal glands that stimulates the autonomic nervous system?

A
Glycerine
B
Mescalin
C
Niacin
D
Adrenalin
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4

Which of these is not a member of the group of vitamins called Vitamin B?

A
Tetrahydrocannabinol
B
Thiamine
C
Riboflavin
D
Niacin
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5

What was the name for a foul smell believed to carry diseases, since discredited by the discovery of infectious agents?

A
Seepage
B
Majorca
C
Moa Point
D
Miasma
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6

What condition, first described by Reginald Fitz in 1886 and characterised by inflammation of the blind-ended tube connected to the cecum, requires an immediate operation to prevent rupture of the tube and death from (mainly) peritonitis and shock?

A
Appendicitis
B
Brucellosis
C
Arthritis
D
Bursitis
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7

Over 99.9% of an atom's mass is concentrated in what part of the atom?

A
Nucleus
B
Periphery
C
Cranium
D
Orbitals
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