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Science Quiz #494

Science and Nature Quiz for 4 July 2018

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The Spicebush Swallowtail, Small White, Common Jezebel, Karner Blue, Red Pierrot and Duke of Burgundy are varieties of what?

A
Rose
B
Cow
C
Butterfly
D
Deer
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2

What is another name for Cro-Magnon man?

A
Neanderthal
B
European early modern human
C
Homo habilis
D
Hobbit
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3

What is most nearly related to a caribou?

A
Mouse
B
Moose
C
Mace
D
Mince
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4

What do the Edwin Smith Papyrus and the Ebers Papyrus from the 16th century BCE record?

A
Mathematical treatises
B
Methods of care and treatment of human ailments
C
Egyptian religious systems
D
Grain shipments
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5

In what field is the term "obduction" usually used?

A
Criminology
B
Geology
C
Painting
D
Linguistics
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6

The first Telstar satellite, that relayed the first television pictures, telephone calls and fax images through space, was designed to provide satellite communications over what area?

A
The Atlantic Ocean
B
Europe
C
North America
D
The North Sea
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7

What is another name for the Southern Boobook owl, also called the Mopoke or Ruru?

A
Kookaburra
B
Morepork
C
Pterodactyl
D
Bald eagle
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