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Science Quiz #592

Science and Nature Quiz for 20 May 2020

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1

Round which planet do two shepherd moons circle named Ophelia and Cordelia?

A
Mercury
B
Saturn
C
Jupiter
D
Uranus
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2

What is Elysia chlorotica, one of a species which contains the only known examples of one multicellular organism co-opting DNA from another?

A
An orchid
B
An alga
C
A fungus
D
A sea slug
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3

Carrageen, used in cosmetics and foods is a type of what?

A
Seaweed
B
Fruit
C
Spice
D
Nut
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4

What is the name for the hair that surrounds a lion's neck?

A
Leest
B
Mane
C
Efferege
D
Mean
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5

What international consumer item does the "Economist" use to compare purchasing power between countries?

A
Loaf of bread
B
Toyota Corolla
C
Big Mac
D
Daily newspaper
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6

What is a scalar quantity?

A
A stage in the measure of tornadoes
B
A measure of the bulk of a fish
C
A quantity in a geometric progression
D
A quantity in mathematics or physics that is completely described by its magnitude
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7

Which of these is a deciduous tree with small cones and needle like leaves that is native to the Swiss Alps?

A
Eucalyptus
B
Sequoia
C
Kauri
D
Larch
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