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Science Quiz #533

Science and Nature Quiz for 3 April 2019

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1

The formula (X²)² is the same as which of these?

A
X²x2
B
2X²
C
(2X)²
D
X⁴
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2

Which of these measurements requires direction as well as magnitude to be stated?

A
Vector
B
Weight
C
Width
D
Length
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3

Historically, silicosis was recognised as a common industrial disease of which of these professions?

A
Painter
B
Miner
C
Electrician
D
Stone mason
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4

What reptile, of which there are two living species, the American and the Chinese, got its name from the Spanish for lizard?

A
Iguana
B
Boa constrictor
C
Crocodile
D
Alligator
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5

What is the only native venomous spider in New Zealand (that is native only to New Zealand)?

A
Katipo
B
Tarantula
C
Funnel-web
D
Huntsman
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6

Which of these is a gas?

A
Luthor
B
Gotham
C
Metropolis
D
Krypton
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7

What is a highly magnetized, rotating, neutron star emitting a beam of electromagnetic radiation that can only be observed when the beam of emission is pointing towards the Earth (known as the lighthouse effect)?

A
Nebula
B
Pulsar
C
Nova
D
Red Dwarf
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