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Science Quiz #338

Science and Nature Quiz for 8 July 2015

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1

According to NASA where do the majority of meteorites found on Earth originate from?

A
Comets
B
Asteroids
C
The Moon
D
Outside Earth's solar system
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2

Which of these is a dog breed originating in Yorkshire, England, sometimes used in England as a police dog, that is also called the Waterside Terrier, and was called the "King of Terriers" because it was the largest of the terrier breeds (before the creation of the Black Russian Terrier)?

A
Airedale
B
Clydesdale
C
Wensleydale
D
Homedale
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3

In 1962, retired American racing driver Carroll Shelby got a licence to import a British sports car made by AC Motors of England and installed an American Ford engine rather than its original Bristol engine. He introduced the car to the American public as what model of car?

A
Boa
B
Anaconda
C
Cobra
D
Asp
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4

Which of these is native to North America?

A
Sloth
B
Emu
C
Chipmunk
D
Tiger
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5

What is the main product of photosynthesis in plants?

A
Nitrogen
B
Carbon dioxide
C
Hydrogen
D
Oxygen
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6

What instrument was designed to measure variations in temperature by the expansion or contraction of a liquid or gas?

A
Gasometer
B
Barometer
C
Anemometer
D
Thermometer
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7

Freckles, brownish yellow spots usually found mostly on the face, neck and hands are also known as …. ?

A
Impetigo
B
Lentigo
C
Lumbago
D
Clutch Cargo
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