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Science Quiz #505

Science and Nature Quiz for 19 September 2018

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On 13th March 1781 a heavenly body was observed, announced and named Georgium Sidus, a star; it was not the first time the star had been observed. Eventually it became known as what?

A
Andromeda Galaxy
B
Alpha Centauri
C
Halley's Comet
D
The planet Uranus
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2

Where is the Sea of Waves?

A
Off Tierra del Fuego
B
Between Australia and New Zealand
C
Between India and Sri Lanka
D
On the Moon
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3

What is a leveret?

A
Girl mechanic
B
Builder's tool
C
Young hare
D
Dance step
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4

In the 19th century in Europe, cubebs, known as Piper cubeba, tailed pepper, or Java pepper, were thought to be possibly a useful medicine in the treatment of what?

A
Gonorrhoea
B
Smallpox
C
Influenza
D
Cholera
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5

What are neutrinos?

A
Low energy byproducts of some nuclear reactions
B
A sub-neutron particle in the nucleus of an atom
C
A breed of sheep
D
A neutered rhinoceros
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6

Which of these particularly promotes the explosion of learning in the first two to three years of a child's life?

A
Growth of axions
B
Myelination in the brain
C
Increase in nerve cells
D
Increase in glial cells in the brain
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7

What term is applied to an animal or plant produced by crossing two different varieties?

A
Albino
B
Hybrid
C
Mulatto
D
Dingo
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