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Science Quiz #381

Science and Nature Quiz for 4 May 2016

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1

Which of these animals does not provide the raw material for cat gut?

A
Sheep
B
Cats
C
Horses
D
Hogs
Select from the options above.
2

Most protozoa, or single-celled organisms, are harmless to humans but a few cause diseases; which of these is one?

A
Influenza
B
Dysentery
C
Rabies
D
Gonorrhoea
Select from the options above.
3

Where or what is the Circle of Willis?

A
A Colleen Callaghan braided hair style
B
A stone circle southwest of Stonehenge
C
A Fokine ballet
D
A ring of blood vessels at the base of the brain
Select from the options above.
4

The NASA space probe NEAR Shoemaker launched in 1996 was their first to do what?

A
Orbit and land on an asteroid
B
Orbit the planet Jupiter
C
Land on the planet Mars
D
Closely orbit and observe the sun
Select from the options above.
5

What is the aim of the International HapMap Project?

A
To map the patterns and precursors of changes in levels of happiness
B
To trace the rise and spread of pandemic illnesses
C
To catalogue human genetic similarities and differences
D
To provide a coherent track of all the world's endangered species
Select from the options above.
6

What is the study of plant diseases?

A
Veterinary pathology
B
Floral pathology
C
Pomenary Science
D
Phytopathology
Select from the options above.
7

Which of these words is another name for a nose bleed?

A
Epistaxis
B
Epilepsy
C
Eczema
D
Exposition
Select from the options above.
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