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Science Quiz #360

Science and Nature Quiz for 9 December 2015

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1

Meerkats are native to which continent?

A
South America
B
Australia
C
Asia
D
Africa
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2

Where would a fuzzy cognitive map be found?

A
In a low resolution digital camera
B
In a search engine
C
In an Alzheimer's patient
D
After an overdose of alcohol
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3

Which of these was an aircraft designer?

A
Alec Issigonis
B
Antoine Herman Gerard Fokker
C
Dr Ferdinand Porsche
D
Sir Robert Watson-Watt
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4

What is the next in the series: 1, 16, 81, 256, 625 … ?

A
2401
B
1296
C
4096
D
1588
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5

What word means the spread of a cancer from one organ or part to another non-adjacent organ or part?

A
Metamanhadsevenwives
B
Metamorphism
C
Metaglutimate
D
Metastasis
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6

Which creature is best qualified to serve as a model for the mythical unicorn, having its the main distinguishing characteristic?

A
Antelope
B
Hippopotamus
C
Giraffe
D
Rhinoceros
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7

What does a "Paludarium" simulate?

A
Paddy fields
B
Living conditions for freshwater snails and gastropod molluscs
C
A rain forest or swamp
D
Hydroponic biospheres
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