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Science Quiz #374

Science and Nature Quiz for 16 March 2016

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What medium had its first test with a recording of Richard Strauss's "Eine Alpensinfonie" by the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Herbert von Karajan in 1981, and its first commercial pressing with "The Visitors" by ABBA a year later?

A
DVD
B
8 track
C
Cassette tape
D
Compact disc
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2

Granite is an example of what sort of rock?

A
Metamorphic
B
Sedimentary
C
Igneous
D
Heavy metal
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3

Pi, a mathematical constant whose value is the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, is the same value as what other ratio?

A
GDP to GNP in a balanced economy
B
The hypotenuse to the sum of the other sides
C
The sum of the sides of a dodecahedron to one side
D
A circle's area to the square of its radius
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4

What word is used to describe the situation where blood has pooled at the lowest point of a dead body?

A
Osmosis
B
Hypostasis
C
Rigor mortis
D
Epistaxis
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5

Which of these is a disease affecting poultry?

A
Roup
B
Croup
C
Rope
D
Pour
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6

What is the freezing point of water, in degrees?

A
32 Centigrade
B
Fahrenheit 451
C
0 Fahrenheit
D
32 Fahrenheit
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7

Auditory refers to which of the senses?

A
Smell
B
Hearing
C
Taste
D
Sight
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