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Science Quiz #375

Science and Nature Quiz for 23 March 2016

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1

To which of these places would you go to find a lemur in its native habitat?

A
Brazil
B
New Zealand
C
France
D
Madagascar
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2

Named for its colour, originally called Greek and prized as a paint pigment, is the mixture of compounds of what?

A
Copper
B
Iron
C
Scale insects
D
Calcium
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3

Which of these is a type of antelope?

A
Bongo
B
Conga
C
Tango
D
Komodo
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4

What name is given to a spasm of the diaphragm muscle caused by indigestion, intoxication or some forms of pleurisy?

A
Nervous tic
B
Hay fever
C
Hiccough
D
Palsy
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5

How did Gus Grissom, Ed White and Roger B. Chaffee die in 1967?

A
Crashed on the moon
B
Burned to death
C
As the result of a car accident
D
A Vietnamese mine
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6

Which colour in the visible spectrum has the longest wavelength?

A
Red
B
Green
C
Blue
D
Violet
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7

If a field is 25 square metres, what is the length of the perimeter?

Note: This question was updated in October 2021
A
20 metres
B
100 metres
C
.5 kilometre
D
1 centimeter
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