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Science Quiz #546

Science and Nature Quiz for 3 July 2019

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1

Which of these is a medical term for the escape of blood from a blood vessel?

A
Haemorrhage
B
Haemoptysis
C
Haemophilia
D
Haemorrhoids
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2

What does the Fujita Pearson Scale measure?

A
Volume of a volcano's magma chamber
B
Wind speed
C
Height and length of travel of a tsunami
D
Tornado damage
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3

Which of these was an aircraft designer?

A
Alec Issigonis
B
Antoine Herman Gerard Fokker
C
Dr Ferdinand Porsche
D
Sir Robert Watson-Watt
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4

What is the tallest known volcano and mountain in the Solar System?

A
Silpium Mons, on Jupiter's moon Io
B
Ciuacoatl Mons, on Venus
C
Maxwell Montes, on Venus
D
Olympus Mons, on Mars
Select from the options above.
5

Lead poisoning, caused by increased levels of the metal lead in the blood, that may cause irreversible neurological damage, renal disease, and reproductive toxicity, is NOT also known in medical circles as … ?

A
Plumbism
B
Saturnism
C
Gunshot wounds
D
Painter's colic
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6

What is the most abundant element in the universe?

A
Krypton
B
Oxygen
C
Carbon
D
Hydrogen
Select from the options above.
7

Who described "unified field theory", an attempt to unify and simplify the fundamental laws of physics, in a paper titled "On The Generalised Theory of Gravitation" in 1950?

A
Isaac Newton
B
Satyendra Nath Bose
C
Max Planck
D
Albert Einstein
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