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Science Quiz #349

Science and Nature Quiz for 23 September 2015

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1

Which of these words best describes the subject of the study of Pomology?

A
Englishmen
B
Apples
C
Fruit
D
Small drums
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2

What is the name of the process by which plants obtain carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water?

A
Photosynthesis
B
Osmosis
C
Elephantiasis
D
Agoraphobia
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3

Where does kapok, use for stuffing mattresses and cushions, come from?

A
Trees
B
Birds (It is down, from particular birds )
C
It is mined, only in South America
D
Certain sea creatures
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4

What is the name given to a bone fracture when the bone bends and splinters rather than breaks in two?

A
Comminuted
B
Compound
C
Simple
D
Greenstick
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5

Symptoms of what disease include fever, shivering, joint pain, vomiting, anaemia, hemoglobinuria, retinal damage, and convulsions, with cyclical occurrence of sudden coldness followed by rigour, fever and sweating?

A
Polio
B
Jaundice
C
Malaria
D
Measles
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6

Zirconium, hafnium and rutherfordium are elements in the same group in the periodic table of elements, and transition metals; what is the fourth member of this group?

A
Scandium
B
Vanadium
C
Titanium
D
Chromium
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7

What is the main protein of connective tissue in animals and the most abundant protein in mammals, making up about 25% of the total protein content?

A
Collagen
B
Estrogen
C
Cold collation
D
Carthogen
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