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Science Quiz #362

Science and Nature Quiz for 23 December 2015

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James Frederick Ferrier introduced which word to cover the branch of philosophy concerned with "the theory of knowledge"?

A
Episiotomy
B
Epistemology
C
Fallibilism
D
Deuteronomy
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2

Which of these is a fruit grown on a small tree, 8 to 12 m tall, with a trunk up to 40 cm diameter and a dense, spreading canopy?

A
Tomato
B
Apricot
C
Grape
D
Potato
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3

What is the specialty of a chiropodist?

A
Feet
B
Babies
C
Bones
D
Goats
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4

Vanilla is obtained from what part of the plant?

A
Root
B
Leaf
C
Bark
D
Pod
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5

J. E. Brandenberger, a Swiss chemist and textile engineer, discovered the process to make what?

A
Cellophane
B
Chanel no. 5
C
Bakelite
D
Nylon stockings
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6

What type of tree is the coolabah, found in Australia?

A
Ash
B
Pine
C
Oak
D
Eucalyptus
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7

Bayer A.G., which was the first company to market aspirin, and heroin (as a non-addictive cough suppressant), originally manufactured what?

A
Bottles
B
Bandages
C
Dyestuffs
D
Beer
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