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Science Quiz #345

Science and Nature Quiz for 26 August 2015

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1

If viewed mathematically the alphabet leads to "A plus B equals C"; what does "I plus Q" equal?

A
Q&A
B
O
C
Intelligence squared
D
Z
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2

What word best describes a triangle where all sides are equal?

A
Isosceles
B
Equilateral
C
Scalene
D
Obtuse
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3

What do sarcococca, hamamelis, and mahonia have in common?

A
They are types of coffee
B
They are malformations of the spine
C
They are winter-flowering sweet smelling plants
D
They are all animals native to Noumea
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4

What is the name for the phenomenon that occurs, e.g., in magnetic and ferromagnetic materials and in the elastic, electric, and magnetic behaviour of materials, in which a lag occurs between the application or the removal of a force or field and its subsequent effect?

A
Retardation
B
Emesis
C
Reluctance
D
Hysteresis
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5

How many claws does a cat have?

A
16
B
20
C
18
D
22
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6

Which one of four "big cats" in the Panthera genus is the only one found in the New World (i.e. Mexico, across much of Central America and south to Paraguay and northern Argentina)?

A
Tiger
B
Jaguar
C
Lion
D
Leopard
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7

In which of these would the Coriolis effect be most apparent?

A
Storm systems
B
Magnetism at the North or South Pole
C
In the Aurora Borealis
D
Water draining down a sink plug hole
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