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Science Quiz #356

Science and Nature Quiz for 11 November 2015

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1

Which of these is not a solid at normal room temperature?

A
Lunar caustic
B
Silver sulphide
C
Quicksilver
D
Horn silver
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2

A United Nations report published in July 2007 placed which country first in the industrialized world in marijuana use, at 14.1% of the population?

A
Canada
B
Australia
C
USA
D
The Netherlands
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3

What is an anodyne?

A
A medical condition affecting the heart
B
An event that occurs every 12 months
C
A drug used to relieve pain
D
Part of a battery
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4

What name was given to the original owner of the skull found in Sussex in 1911 that was believed at the time to be from one of the oldest human race in Europe?

A
Nanjing Man
B
Neanderthal Man
C
Piltdown Man
D
Peking Man
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these is another name for passion fruit, which grows in India, New Zealand, the Caribbean, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Indonesia, Peru, California, Florida, Haiti, Hawaii, Australia, East Africa, Israel and South Africa?

A
Granadilla
B
Grenadine
C
Grenadier
D
Grenoble
Select from the options above.
6

What are marram, fescue, and rye?

A
Types of grass
B
Beers
C
Ceramic designs
D
Frogs
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7

Which chemical process is involved in changing ethyl chloride to ethyl alcohol?

A
Osmosis
B
Hydrolysis
C
Electrolysis
D
Hydrostatics
Select from the options above.
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