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Science Quiz #562

Science and Nature Quiz for 23 October 2019

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1

Neanderthals are considered one of the closest extinct relatives of what other still living creature?

A
Man
B
Elves
C
Hobbits
D
Macaques
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2

What does the chemical symbol Ag stand for?

A
Iron
B
Gold
C
Silver
D
Cheese
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3

What is a term for the illusion that one is moving, in relation to some other relatively large object within a limited field of vision, when in fact it is the object which is moving?

A
Vectitation
B
Vection
C
Convection
D
Vecteezy
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4

Which of these is a term used to describe a pathological fear of contact with dirt, to avoid contamination and germs?

A
Cynophobia
B
Pteromechanophobia
C
Mysophobia
D
Haemophobia
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5

Vanilla is obtained from what part of the plant?

A
Root
B
Leaf
C
Bark
D
Pod
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6

Which of these was designed by Reginald Mitchell?

A
Hovercraft
B
Austin-Healey Sprite
C
Spitfire
D
The British Mark I tank
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7

Which of these species is hermaphrodite?

A
All of them
B
Millipede
C
Slug
D
Cockroach
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