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Science Quiz #559

Science and Nature Quiz for 2 October 2019

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Double vision, the perception of two images from a single object, is properly called what?

A
Diplopia
B
Dipsomania
C
Diploma
D
Diphthong
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2

What is Whitcombe Judson credited with inventing in 1893?

A
Nylon
B
Linoleum
C
Plastic
D
Zip fastener
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3

Which of these are "root vegetables"?

A
Carrots and turnips
B
Onions and leeks
C
Cabbage and sprouts
D
Peas and beans
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4

The air we breathe is made up of 78.09% of what gas?

A
Nitrogen
B
Oxygen
C
Argon
D
Carbon dioxide
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5

In 2010, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization announced that it expected to make a formal declaration in 2011 of the global eradication of "Rinderpest". What does Rinderpest attack, mostly?

A
Rice
B
Humans
C
Cattle
D
Sheep
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6

How many bones are there, excluding the jaw and the bones in the ear, in the human skull?

A
9
B
4
C
22
D
43
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7

What is the name for a badger's nest?

A
Gamme
B
Sett
C
Mattch
D
Crêche
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