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Science Quiz #416

Science and Nature Quiz for 4 January 2017

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1

What type of animal is the world's largest reptile?

A
Salamander
B
Lizard
C
Crocodile
D
Tortoise
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2

What occurs when a ray of light meets an obstacle such as a fine wire?

A
Diffraction
B
Diffusion
C
Refraction
D
Debacle
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3

Which of these is a fork-tongued lizard found in South Africa, South Asia and Australia?

A
Monitor
B
Tuatara
C
Cobra
D
Minotaur
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4

H2SO4 is the chemical symbol for what?

A
Common salt
B
Sulphuric Acid
C
Opium
D
Arsenic
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5

What name is applied to the general stiffening of the muscles caused by a coagulation of the muscle-plasma?

A
Corpus Christi
B
Ipso facto
C
Corpus delicti
D
Rigor mortis
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6

Food poisoning is an umbrella term covering foodborne illness from what source or sources?

A
Bacteria
B
A virus
C
Parasites
D
Any of these
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7

Onyx, chrysoprase, carnelian, and agate are forms of what?

A
Primate
B
Chalcedony
C
Marble
D
Moss
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