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Science Quiz #420

Science and Nature Quiz for 1 February 2017

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1

What number cannot be written in Roman numerals?

A
1 million
B
99
C
Zero
D
666
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2

Which is a variety of gypsum, typically white and translucent, or of calcite, usually either banded or marked with swirling bands of cream and brown?

A
Lapis lazuli
B
Marble
C
Alabaster
D
Pounamu
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3

Which of these fish is the smallest?

A
Whitebait
B
Sardine
C
Mackerel
D
Salmon
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4

What is the name of the closed, double-layered membrane containing the heart and the roots of the great vessels?

A
Endocardium
B
Cardiovasculum
C
Pericardium
D
Cardial sac
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5

What is the term for the conversion of a solid directly into a vapour by applying heat?

A
Distillation
B
Evaporation
C
Sublimation
D
Expiration
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6

What function must be applied to the numbers 10 and 5 to provide 2 as the result?

A
Subtraction
B
Division
C
Addition
D
Multiplication
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7

Fibrous, synovial and cartilaginous are types of what?

A
Fruit peel
B
Bone structure
C
Ear lobes
D
Joint
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