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Science Quiz #555

Science and Nature Quiz for 4 September 2019

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1

What does an anthropologist study?

A
Human beings
B
Coal
C
Wool
D
Shakespeare
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2

Macular degeneration affects what part of the body?

A
Eyes
B
Throat
C
Nose
D
Ear
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3

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

A
Miner
B
Painter
C
Electrician
D
Stone mason
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4

Where does kapok, use for stuffing mattresses and cushions, come from?

A
Trees
B
Birds (It is down, from particular birds )
C
It is mined, only in South America
D
Certain sea creatures
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5

Ernest Lawrence of the University of California, Berkeley, is credited with the development in 1929 of what type of particle accelerator that accelerates charged particles using a high-frequency, alternating voltage in a perpendicular magnetic field, causing them to spiral and encounter the accelerating voltage many times?

A
Centrifuge
B
Cyclotron
C
Gravimeter
D
Accelerometer
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6

What name is given to the earth's crust?

A
Barysphere
B
Lithosphere
C
Hydrosphere
D
Atmosphere
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7

What kind of animal is a Turkish Van?

A
Goat
B
Cat
C
Pig
D
Mouse
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