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Science Quiz #378

Science and Nature Quiz for 13 April 2016

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1

What is the natural habitat of the electric eel?

A
The rivers of Brazil and Guiana
B
The larger rivers in Africa
C
The warmest parts of the Pacific Ocean
D
The Great Lakes of North America
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2

Henry Ford II's grandfather was Henry Ford. Who was Henry Ford II's father?

A
Henry Ford I
B
Edsel Ford
C
Lincoln Ford
D
Fiesta Ford
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3

What type of design was used for London's Millennium Footbridge across the Thames, that opened on 10 June 2000?

A
Wrought iron bridge
B
Stone arch bridge
C
Steel girder bridge
D
Steel suspension bridge
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4

What chemical is responsible for the smell of rotten eggs in hot mud pools?

A
Sulphur dioxide
B
Flowers of sulphur
C
Copper sulphate
D
Ammonia
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5

What is the name for the centre of an atom?

A
Solar plexus
B
Nucleus
C
Orbit
D
Transport
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6

Which of these is an infectious disease caused by a virus that affects the brain and spinal cord?

A
Poliomyelitis
B
Tetanus
C
Pellagra
D
Rabies
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7

Which of these cloud types usually is the lowest?

A
Altostratus
B
Cirrocumulus
C
Cirrostratus
D
Stratocumulus
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