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Science Quiz #614

Science and Nature Quiz for 21 October 2020

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1

The Bombay duck or bummalo is what type of creature?

A
Salamander
B
Mandarin Duck
C
Lizardfish
D
Sooty Shearwater
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2

Which of these gases is frequently used in refrigeration?

A
Ammonia
B
Chlorine
C
Helium
D
Methane
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3

In the late 1800s, the steam powered Bell-Coleman machine was fitted to ships to provide what?

A
Heating for passengers
B
Drive to propellers
C
Power to drive winches
D
Refrigeration
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4

What waxes and wanes every 28 days?

A
Drawbridge
B
Advent calendar
C
Weaving loom
D
Moon
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5

Where is the Foaming Sea?

A
Near Jamaica, next to the Caribbean Sea
B
Off Tierra del Fuego
C
On the moon
D
Near Bering Strait
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6

Which of these is NOT released when wood burns?

A
Carbon
B
Hydrogen
C
Oxygen
D
Calcium
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