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Science Quiz #404

Science and Nature Quiz for 12 October 2016

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1

What Three Laws were formulated by Johannes Kepler in the early 1600s?

A
Successful marriage
B
Planetary Motion
C
Robotics
D
Bankruptcy
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2

As a crude population measure of obesity, what value of body mass index is considered to show obesity?

A
40 +
B
25 +
C
30 +
D
28 +
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3

Who uses a petri dish?

A
Scientist
B
Mechanic
C
Plumber
D
Chef
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4

What machine was invented by Professor Auguste Picard for scientific exploration?

A
Atmosphere
B
Cinemascope
C
Hemisphere
D
Bathyscaphe
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5

A billion in short scale is 1 followed by 9 zeroes. What is it in long scale?

A
1 followed by 12 zeroes
B
1 followed by 10 zeroes
C
1 followed by 18 zeroes
D
1 followed by 9 zeroes
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6

What was the name of George Stephenson's first steam engine, which first ran on the Manchester and Liverpool Railway in 1830?

A
Puffing Billy
B
The Rocket
C
The Flying Scotsman
D
The Cheltenham Flyer
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7

What is gossypiboma?

A
The cotton genus
B
Stray forceps after an operation
C
Matter grown round a mass of cotton or sponge left behind in a body cavity after an operation
D
A type of natural or organic yoga clothing
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