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Science Quiz #502

Science and Nature Quiz for 29 August 2018

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What are Gliese 876 d, OGLE-2005-BLG-390Lb, MOA-2007-BLG-192Lb, COROT-Exo-7b, Gliese 581 d and Gliese 581 c?

A
Comets
B
Stars
C
Planets
D
Black Holes
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2

If the two sides of a right-angled triangle which enclose the right angle are 3 and 4 units long respectively, what is the length of the other side?

A
6 units
B
8 units
C
7 units
D
5 units
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3

Which small male marine animal incubates its eggs on the underside of its tail?

A
Fiddler crabs
B
Pygmy manta ray
C
Seadragons and seahorses
D
European lobster
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4

Which poisonous compound can be a gas, solid or liquid, the most infamous application of which was use by the Nazi regime in Germany for mass murder in some gas chambers during the Holocaust?

A
Cyanide
B
Strychnine
C
Carbon monoxide
D
Arsenic
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5

What name is given to a young lion?

A
Calf
B
Pup
C
Kid
D
Cub
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6

What animal makes its home in a "drey"?

A
Meerkat
B
Brown bear
C
Bat
D
Squirrel
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7

When Joseph Priestley isolated "dephlogisticated air" in 1774, what did he see as the phlogiston which he had removed from the air?

A
Particles of burnt matter
B
The constituent or principle in every burnable substance which enabled it to burn
C
Carbon
D
Oxygen
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