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Science Quiz #401

Science and Nature Quiz for 21 September 2016

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1

Which of these is not a prime number?

A
47
B
43
C
41
D
45
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2

What is the name of the index of average daily prices on the New York Stock Exchange?

A
Dow Jones
B
Dave Jenkins
C
Dennis Jason
D
Drew Jackson
Select from the options above.
3

Where are the epithelial cells in the body?

A
Lining the cavities and surfaces of blood vessels and organs
B
Supporting, connecting, or separating different types of tissues and organs
C
In nervous tissue
D
In muscle tissue
Select from the options above.
4

In astronomical terms when is the diamond ring effect seen?

A
During supernova
B
During a solar flare
C
During a total eclipse of the sun by the moon
D
In the last stages of supernova
Select from the options above.
5

Which of these points of a horse is at the lowest point when it is standing up?

A
Groove
B
Ergot
C
Withers
D
Crest
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6

Ignis fatuus, a faintly luminous flame which hovers over marshy places, is known as a Jack O' Lantern or what?

A
Leprechaun
B
Wee Willie Winkie
C
Lady of the Lake
D
Will o' the wisp
Select from the options above.
7

The photosphere, chromosphere and corona are terms used for aspects of what?

A
The sun
B
The moon
C
An atom
D
A good cigar
Select from the options above.
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