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Science Quiz #395

Science and Nature Quiz for 10 August 2016

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1

The natural habitat of penguins is centred where?

A
Europe
B
Arctic Circle
C
Asia
D
Antarctica
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2

What is a device that allows electric current to pass through it in one direction only, used for converting AC to DC?

A
Voltmeter
B
Rectifier
C
Rheostat
D
Accumulator
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3

Which of these is a type of seaweed?

A
Riboflavin
B
Carrageen
C
Niacin
D
Lanolin
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4

Which bird, that breeds in northern Europe in pine and beech forests, has a chestnut brown back, grey head, dark tail, buff breast and a striped black throat?

A
Fieldfare
B
Swallow
C
Puffin
D
Godwit
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5

What part of the human body does carpal tunnel syndrome affect?

A
Hand
B
Elbow
C
The arch of the foot
D
Head
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6

What is a word for giddiness, often associated with a disease of the inner ear?

A
Vertigo
B
Hydrophobia
C
Necrophilia
D
Impetigo
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7

What is another word for "Endomorphic"?

A
Plump
B
Skinny
C
Tall
D
Short
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