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Science Quiz #537

Science and Nature Quiz for 1 May 2019

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1

What is a cantaloupe?

A
Dance
B
Deer
C
Melon
D
Musical instrument
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2

Three members of which family, between 1781 and 1850, discovered Uranus, compiled a star catalogue, mapped all the stars in the Northern hemisphere and founded an observatory to map those in the Southern?

A
Planck
B
Herschel
C
Newton
D
Galileo
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3

Which of these is a type of cow?

A
Capuchin
B
Boilin
C
Friesian
D
Bichon Frise
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4

Who, in 1919, achieved the first nuclear disintegrations by bombarding nitrogen with alpha particles?

A
Albert Einstein
B
Pierre and Marie Curie
C
Ernest Rutherford
D
J Robert Oppenheimer
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5

What is the common name for "lentigo"?

A
Freckles
B
Athlete's foot
C
Tennis elbow
D
Housemaid's knee
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6

What is a large semi-aquatic rodent native to Canada, much of the United States, and parts of northern Mexico that constructs homes out of sticks, twigs, and mud in lakes or streams?

A
Otter
B
Thrush
C
Cat
D
Beaver
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7

What is the common name for Herpes Zoster?

A
Cat scratch fever
B
Cold sores
C
Shingles
D
Croup
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