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Science Quiz #379

Science and Nature Quiz for 20 April 2016

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The amygdala deep within the temporal lobes of the brain has a primary role in what?

A
All of these
B
Determining what memories are stored, and where
C
Decision-making
D
Processing emotional reactions
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2

What is the thick watery substance filling the space between the lens and the retina of the eye?

A
Aqueous humour
B
Vitreous enamel
C
Vitreous humour
D
Aqueous enamel
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3

What was the occupation of the founder of Guy's Hospital, London?

A
Surgeon
B
Bookseller
C
Army officer
D
Merchant
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4

Which of these is NOT a virus or disease carried by mosquitoes?

A
Malaria
B
Dengue fever
C
Sleeping sickness
D
Zika
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5

Artemisinin and derivatives are drugs found to act especially well on which disease?

A
Dengue fever
B
Poliomyelitis
C
Tuberculosis
D
Malaria
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6

What is the name for the masses of lymphoid tissue between the nose and throat that are sometimes removed by an operation in cases where enlargement is having a detrimental effect on health?

A
Adenoids
B
Warts
C
Appendix
D
Tumours
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7

Complete the title of a book by Doctor Benjamin Spock: "The Common Sense Book of ..."?

A
Surviving in the Wild
B
Health and Fitness
C
Speaking Vulcan
D
Baby and Child Care
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