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Science Quiz #450

Science and Nature Quiz for 30 August 2017

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What are Baluchi, Cheviot, Damara, Galway, Hebridean, Panama, Shetland, South Hampshire, Welsh Hill and Speckled Face?

A
Cattle
B
Sheep
C
Carpets
D
Grasses
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2

A honey badger, or ratel, despite its name and black and white appearance is not anatomically related to a badger but more to which animal ?

A
Weasel
B
Raccoon
C
Wolverine
D
Mouse
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3

In which country are mudfish native?

A
Japan
B
Mexico
C
New Zealand
D
Argentina
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4

What is the name of the rose coloured gaseous envelope outside the incandescent surface of the sun?

A
Chromosphere
B
Photosphere
C
Corona
D
Stratosphere
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5

What gave rise to the phrase "mad as a hatter"?

A
The fashion for extreme hat styles in the 19th century
B
The use of mercury in 19th century hat making
C
The character in "Alice in Wonderland" by Lewis Carroll
D
Their premises were always the cheap ones near the local asylum for the mentally disturbed
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6

What shape are the 6 faces of a cube?

A
Squares
B
Triangles
C
Pentagons
D
Hexagons
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7

What is the name for a fraudulent investment operation that pays returns to separate investors from their own money or money paid by subsequent investors rather than from any actual profit earned?

A
The Pool-side Hustle
B
A Tontine
C
A Ponzi scheme
D
A Madhoff Pyramid
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