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Science Quiz #457

Science and Nature Quiz for 18 October 2017

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1

What is a description of the process of frying an egg?

A
Endothermy
B
Exothermy
C
Enthalpy
D
Combustion
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2

German measles, characterised by a rash, malaise, headache, fever and conjunctivitis, is otherwise known as what?

A
Ivana
B
Nigella
C
Ravenna
D
Rubella
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3

What colour is a male Eurasian blackbird's beak?

A
Yellow
B
Green
C
Red
D
Brown
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4

Which of these is the chief constituent of bronze?

A
Copper
B
Tin
C
Lead
D
Tungsten
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5

What is the name of the principle that "if two explanations account equally well for a particular phenomenon, the one to be chosen is the one with the fewer assumptions"?

A
Parkinson's Law
B
Murphy's Law
C
Occam's razor
D
Pythagoras' Theorem
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6

To which areas is the Magellanic woodpecker native?

A
Southern Portugal
B
Chilean Andes, Tierra del Fuego, south-western Argentina
C
Malaysia
D
The Moluccas, or "Spice Islands"
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7

What is scabies?

A
A mite
B
A bacterium
C
A virus
D
A hormone imbalance
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