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Science Quiz #522

Science and Nature Quiz for 16 January 2019

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1

The word "nebula" derives from the latin word for what?

A
Cloud
B
Star
C
Horse
D
Double vision
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2

What becomes less dense as it solidifies?

A
Mercury
B
Lead
C
Water
D
Helium
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3

What machine, called the world's first working programmable, fully automatic computing machine, was completed and demonstrated in 1941 and destroyed in 1943?

A
Z3, designed by Konrad Zuse
B
Turing machine, designed by Alan Turing
C
Charles Babbage's difference engine
D
ENIAC, designed by John Mauchly & J. Presper Eckert
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4

Which vehicle maker has marketed models called Diamante, L300, Chariot and Delica?

A
Mitsubishi
B
Nissan
C
Honda
D
Dodge
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5

Which of these is not a prime number?

A
13
B
15
C
17
D
19
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6

The Macrocarpa tree is native to what continent?

A
Antarctica
B
Australia
C
Europe
D
North America
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7

What is a group of lions called?

A
Hoon
B
Parliament
C
Crowd
D
Pride
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