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Science Quiz #635

Science and Nature Quiz for 17 March 2021

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1

Although the first permanent colour photo was taken in 1861 by the Scottish physicist James Clerk Maxwell, the first 35mm colour film, "Kodachrome", did not reach the market until when?

A
1910
B
1942
C
1936
D
1921
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2

What do you need to do to the number 3 to give a result of 9?

A
Divide it by 2
B
Multiply it by 2
C
Square it
D
Calculate it as a factorial
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3

A coherer, hot wire barretter and cat's whisker were all types of what?

A
Devices for measuring very small distances
B
Radio detector
C
Water heaters
D
Needles
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4

What gives the flamingo the colour of its plumage?

A
Humidity
B
Age
C
Temperature
D
Diet
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5

Which of these is not an "angora"?

A
Goat
B
Horse
C
Rabbit
D
Cat
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6

Tianhe-1A, the supercomputer at the National Supercomputer Center in Tianjin, China which in October 2010 became the world's fastest supercomputer, uses what operating system?

A
Linux
B
Windows XP
C
Unix
D
Mac OS X
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7

What colour is a domesticated Pekin duck?

A
Blue
B
Black
C
Green
D
White
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