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Science Quiz #573

Science and Nature Quiz for 8 January 2020

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1

Entomology is the study of what?

A
Birds
B
Words
C
Insects
D
Maps
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2

Who formulated the "Law" that, in a paramagnetic material, the magnetization of the material is (approximately) directly proportional to an applied magnetic field, but if the material is heated, the magnetization is (approximately) inversely proportional to temperature?

A
Robert Boyle
B
Robert Hooke
C
Alexander Fleming
D
Pierre Curie
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3

A pair of angles is complementary if the sum of their measures is how many degrees?

A
90
B
180
C
360
D
720
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4

The Priestley medal is awarded for excellence in what field?

A
Portraiture
B
Playwrighting
C
Chemistry
D
Gymnastics
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5

What sign of the zodiac is represented by a lion?

A
Aries
B
Capricorn
C
Libra
D
Leo
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6

What is the curve which surface tension causes in the surface of a liquid close to an object or container?

A
Lunula
B
Meniscus
C
Gibbous phase
D
Croissant
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7

What is the name for what is commonly known as aspirin?

A
Thalidomide
B
D N A
C
Nucleic analgaesic
D
Acetyl-salicylic acid
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