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Science Quiz #458

Science and Nature Quiz for 25 October 2017

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What, in relation to an eye, is sometimes called a haw?

A
The tear duct
B
The iris
C
A third eyelid, or nictitating membrane
D
A blink
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2

What is a popular name for the North American bison?

A
Muskrat
B
Groundhog
C
Alligator
D
Buffalo
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3

What can a nictitating membrane protect against?

A
Chlorophyll
B
Claws
C
Electricity
D
Dirt
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4

Where on the human body are the nares found?

A
At the hip joint
B
In the nose
C
In the ear
D
Between the toes
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5

In what area of science is the Pauli Exclusion Principle quoted?

A
Sociology
B
Botany
C
Mathematics
D
Quantum mechanics
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6

Which of these is an alloy?

A
Brass
B
Iron
C
Phosphorus
D
Silicon
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7

What is another term for an "ecological community of commensal, symbiotic and pathogenic microorganisms"?

A
Holistic organism
B
Multibionta
C
Mutualist symbiota
D
Microbiota
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