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Science Quiz #386

Science and Nature Quiz for 8 June 2016

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1

What would you use to neutralise an acid?

A
Alkali
B
Alcohol
C
Water
D
Fire
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2

Which of these is a central concept in quantum physics?

A
Entanglement
B
Relativity
C
Nuclear bond
D
Speed of light
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3

What is the name of the type of curve traced by a point on a rolling wheel?

A
Hyperbola
B
Parabola
C
Cycloid
D
Distribution curve
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4

What was highlighted in 2016 as a possible result of a pregnant woman's being infected with the zika virus?

A
Restricted cranium size, and brain development, in the baby in the womb
B
Miscarriage
C
An abnormally large baby
D
A baby with a cleft palate
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5

What is a lunula?

A
The tissues between the uvula and the tonsils
B
The crescent-shaped area at the base of a human nail
C
A satellite circling a planet's moon
D
A moon-shaped seed pod
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6

The repeating decimal of which number equals the real number 1?

A
1
B
0.999…
C
1.0101…
D
1.0505…
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7

What part of an atom has no charge?

A
Positron
B
Proton
C
Electron
D
Neutron
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