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Science Quiz #440

Science and Nature Quiz for 21 June 2017

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1

What does the "I" stand for in "TIA", sometimes called a precursor of a stroke?

A
Interrupted
B
Intermittent
C
Ischaemic
D
Ischial
Select from the options above.
2

Which of these is a breed of dog?

A
St John
B
St Bernard
C
St Pancras
D
St Anselm
Select from the options above.
3

Where is the Sea of Vapors?

A
Near Jamaica, next to the Caribbean Sea
B
Yellowstone National Park, USA
C
Rotorua. New Zealand
D
On the Moon
Select from the options above.
4

What is the Heimlich Manoeuvre designed to do?

A
Relocate a dislocated shoulder joint
B
Make someone vomit
C
Expel an obstruction from someone's upper airway
D
Put an unconscious person in the recovery position
Select from the options above.
5

If the length of two sides of a right angled triangle measured in inches are prime numbers, and it has two adjacent sides of 12 and 13 inches long, how long must the third side be?

A
17.69
B
5
C
3
D
7
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6

Which of these terms describes a collective name for Ganymede, Callisto, Io and Europa?

A
Cassini group
B
Huygens' moons
C
Galilean satellites
D
Constellation of Hubble
Select from the options above.
7

To perform the Heimlich Manoeuvre abrupt pressure is exerted on what?

A
The bottom of the diaphragm
B
The back of the chest
C
Around the upper part of the chest
D
The base of the stomach
Select from the options above.
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