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Science Quiz #529

Science and Nature Quiz for 6 March 2019

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What is the name for the point in the lunar orbit when the moon is nearest to the earth?

A
Golligee
B
Apogee
C
Negligee
D
Perigee
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2

Which of these phrases describes part of a surgeon's preparation for performing an operation?

A
Rub down
B
Scrub up
C
Hose down
D
Leg up
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3

What is the form of sugar called "dextrose" also known as?

A
Glucose
B
Vitamin C
C
Saccharine
D
Oestrogen
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4

How long does it take to travel 10 km at 60 kilometres per hour?

A
5 minutes
B
60 minutes
C
20 minutes
D
10 minutes
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5

What is petrology the study of?

A
Oil
B
Rolls
C
Plants
D
Rocks
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6

What is the longest and widest single nerve in the human body?

A
Sciatic nerve
B
Lateral femoral cutaneous nerve
C
Optic nerve
D
Saphenous nerve
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7

What is the next number in the series 1, 16, 81, 256, 625?

A
4096
B
2401
C
1296
D
1269
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