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Science Quiz #608

Science and Nature Quiz for 9 September 2020

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1

What is the name for the study of atom arrangement and geometric structures in crystals?

A
Emotography
B
Crystal-gazing
C
Mineralogy
D
Crystallography
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2

What is the name of the transition from a liquid state directly to a gas of an element or compound?

A
Ionisation
B
Condensation
C
Deionisation
D
Vaporisation
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3

What sign of the zodiac is represented by a crab?

A
Sagittarius
B
Cancer
C
Leo
D
Capricorn
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4

Which of these is a professional body and learned society established in 1957 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1984, which has over 70,000 members in over 100 countries?

A
BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT
B
The Royal Academy of Arts
C
The Royal Society of Chemistry
D
The Geological Society of London
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5

What is the technical term for a nose bleed?

A
Pyrosis
B
Alopecia
C
Epistaxis
D
Aneurism
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6

What 3-wheeled microcar manufactured in 1962 and 1965 on the Isle of Man retailed for £199, and holds the record for the smallest-ever automobile to go into production?

A
Suzuki Alto
B
Peel P50
C
Sinclair C5
D
TRS 80
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7

Where is the Sea of William Henry Smyth?

A
Near London, England
B
On the Moon
C
Off the coast of Queensland, Australia
D
Due north of Moscow
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