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Science Quiz #460

Science and Nature Quiz for 8 November 2017

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1

What shape are the faces on eight-sided dice?

A
Square
B
Octahedron
C
Triangle
D
Hexagon
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2

What is another name for "denatured alcohol", i.e. ethanol with additives (such as methanol, isopropyl alcohol, acetone, methyl ethyl ketone, methyl isobutyl ketone and denatonium), used as a solvent and as fuel for spirit burners and camping stoves?

A
Turpentine
B
White spirit
C
Methylated spirit
D
Kerosene
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3

What is the name of the reverse image on film, from which a photograph is printed?

A
Negative
B
Positive
C
Infinite
D
Prime
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4

Which of these is the largest?

A
Earth
B
Earth's Moon
C
Venus
D
Jupiter
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5

Which of these is a type of generator of electric current in which mechanical energy is converted to electrical energy?

A
Dynamo
B
Domino
C
Eurythmic
D
Motor
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6

Typically, a male moose sheds its antlers how frequently?

A
Every 6 months
B
Every year
C
Every two years
D
Every five years
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7

Io, Europa, Ganymede and Callisto are the moons of which planet?

A
Uranus
B
Mars
C
Jupiter
D
Venus
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