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Science Quiz #518

Science and Nature Quiz for 19 December 2018

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Which moon of Jupiter is named after a divine hero in Greek mythology whose homeland was Troy who was abducted by Zeus in the form of an eagle to serve as cupbearer to the gods and as Zeus's beloved?

A
Callisto
B
Ganymede
C
Europa
D
Io
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2

A quadruped has four what?

A
Legs
B
Eyes
C
Elbows
D
Offspring
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3

Which of these can be classed as an inorganic compound?

A
Egg white
B
Sugar
C
Vinegar
D
Table salt
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4

What does micrographia often indicate?

A
Espionage activity
B
Extreme narrowing of blood vessels
C
Neurodegenerative disorders in the human brain
D
An esoteric religious cult
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5

What visual effect is associated with a plane's breaking the sound barrier, or reaching supersonic speed?

A
The plane appears to jump backwards
B
None
C
A ripple in the air
D
An opaque cone on its side, with the plane as a projectile emerging from the apex
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6

What dark short-legged fork-tailed bird, native to Madagascar, is known for having some species which are accomplished mimics and have a variety of alarm calls they appear to use to obtain food?

A
Cuckoo-Shrike
B
White-throated Rail
C
Drongo
D
Kookaburra
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7

"Poison arrow" or "poison dart" is what type of creature?

A
Lizard
B
Snake
C
Frog
D
Crocodile
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