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Science Quiz #509

Science and Nature Quiz for 17 October 2018

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1

Which of these is another word for the thumb?

A
Thorax
B
Caster
C
Pollex
D
Hallux
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2

Benjamin Franklin is usually credited with the creation of the first pair of what items of optical equipment in the early 1760s?

A
Opera glasses
B
Binoculars
C
Monocles
D
Bifocals
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3

What are setts, lodges, nides and forms?

A
Classroom tools
B
Printing fonts
C
Architectural features
D
Animal or bird nests
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4

The spacecraft Cassini in the 20-year joint NASA/ESA/ASI mission was crash landed where in September 2017?

A
Mercury
B
Saturn
C
Mars
D
Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko
Select from the options above.
5

If in a right angle triangle the lengths of the two sides including the right angle are 27 and 120 units long, how many units is the third side?

A
130
B
75
C
123
D
125
Select from the options above.
6

The electrically neutral particle known as a neutrino has three forms which partner with similar but charged particles. Which is NOT one of those charged particles?

A
Muon
B
Electron
C
Proton
D
Tau
Select from the options above.
7

Which part of the body is made up of a series of vertebrae?

A
Arm
B
Shoulder blade
C
Leg
D
Backbone
Select from the options above.
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