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Science Quiz #577

Science and Nature Quiz for 5 February 2020

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1

What is the name of the process by which plants obtain carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water?

A
Photosynthesis
B
Osmosis
C
Elephantiasis
D
Agoraphobia
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2

In medicine, what does "GP" mean?

A
Gorgeous patient
B
Grumpy professor
C
Great prices
D
General practitioner
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3

What sign of the zodiac is represented by twins?

A
Gemini
B
Cancer
C
Sagittarius
D
Leo
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4

What is a muntjack?

A
Pig
B
Rabbit
C
Chicken
D
Deer
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5

What word, invented by PaweĊ‚ Ciompa in 1910 and first used by Ragnar Frisch in the sense that it is used today, is concerned with developing and applying quantitative or statistical methods to the study and elucidation of economic principles, combining economic theory with statistics to analyse and test economic relationships?

A
Heterodoxy
B
Macroeconomics
C
Econometrics
D
Demography
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6

Which of these is a gas at room temperature?

A
D2O
B
Cs
C
SiO2
D
SF6
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7

In conditions where oxygen is in short supply the East African naked mole rat can switch from metabolising the usual source of energy to metabolising what other source?

A
Sucrose
B
Glucose
C
Fatty acids
D
Fructose
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