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Science Quiz #564

Science and Nature Quiz for 6 November 2019

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1

What is the name for a pheasant's nest?

A
Phantom
B
Nide
C
Quaillery
D
Point
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2

What are Halley's, Hale-Bopp, Kohoutek, West, Hyakutake and McNaught?

A
Stars
B
Comets
C
Planets
D
Black Holes
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3

What is another name for China clay?

A
Bartle
B
Lanolin
C
Detritus
D
Kaolin
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4

Which branch of mathematics was named after the Latin for "small pebble"?

A
Geometry
B
Trigonometry
C
Calculus
D
Algebra
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5

What is the name for two collections of lymphoid tissues, one on either side of the throat, level with the base of the tongue?

A
Nostrils
B
Tonsils
C
Tracheae
D
Thoraces
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6

How many degrees do the internal angles of an octagon add up to?

A
180
B
360
C
1080
D
720
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7

What do myrmecologists study?

A
Ants
B
Fish
C
Reptiles
D
Gerbils
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