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Science Quiz #479

Science and Nature Quiz for 21 March 2018

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1

Carcinoma is a type of what?

A
Dance
B
Motor vehicle
C
Turtle shell
D
Cancer
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2

Which of these was viewed as an antidote to poison, and a general panacea?

A
Theriaca, or Venice Treacle
B
A mixture of mercury, sulphur and arsenic
C
Gazelle dung
D
Anemone
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3

Where is Grissom Hill?

A
On Mars
B
On the Moon
C
Arkansas, USA
D
Vietnam
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4

The Mad Hatter in Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland" was stereo-typical of milliners making felt hats, who used what chemical to separate the fur from the pelt and matt it together?

A
Tin
B
Brass
C
Vulcan
D
Mercury
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5

What branch of biology, dating from the discovery of blood corpuscles by Marcello Malpighi in 1661, classifies and describes the development of the forms of living organisms?

A
Entology
B
Geology
C
Histology
D
Scientology
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6

What is the principal diet of the osprey?

A
Small rodents
B
Fruit
C
Insects
D
Fish
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7

What device, a tool for studying astronomical phenomena, uses the fact that when a material is heated to incandescence it emits light that is characteristic of the atomic makeup of the material?

A
RF probe
B
Prism
C
Galvanometer
D
Spectroscope
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