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Science Quiz #471

Science and Nature Quiz for 24 January 2018

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1

What colour are female Hainan gibbons?

A
Strawberry
B
Silver
C
White
D
Dark blue black
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2

Which is a key species in the ecosystem of the Pantanal?

A
Fleas (Tunga Penetrans)
B
Fruit flies (Diptera, Tephritidae)
C
Apple snails (Pomacea lineata)
D
Mosquitoes (Aedes Aegypti)
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3

What bodily process breaks food down into nutrients?

A
Genuflection
B
Respiration
C
Digestion
D
Desperation
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4

In astronomy, what is the next letter in the sequence O, B, A, F, G, K …

A
C
B
N
C
M
D
H
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5

To what is the Pauli Exclusion Principle applied?

A
Electrons only
B
Fermions, e.g. leptons (including electrons), quarks, baryons and many atoms and nuclei
C
Photons
D
Social groupings
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6

How many sucker-bearing arms do squids have?

A
8
B
10
C
6
D
12
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7

In 1959, the Soviet space probe "Luna Two" became the first man-made object to do what?

A
Orbit the earth like a moon
B
Reach the moon
C
Explode on the launch pad
D
Carry animals into space
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