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Science Quiz #643

Science and Nature Quiz for 12 May 2021

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1

Phoebe is a moon of which planet in our solar system?

A
Jupiter
B
Saturn
C
Uranus
D
Mercury
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2

Which of these is a learned society based in the UK, founded in 1807 partly from a previous club known as the Askesian Society, and receiving its Royal Charter in 1825 from George IV ?

A
The Royal Geographic Society
B
The Geological Society of London
C
The Royal Society
D
The Chartered Institute of Linguists
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3

When did people last walk on the moon?

A
21 July 1969
B
14 December 1972
C
6 February 1985
D
24 April 1992
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4

A full moon or a new moon at or close to its perigee (the closest that the Moon comes to the Earth in its elliptic orbit) is often called what?

A
A waxing moon
B
A gibbous moon
C
A supermoon
D
A lover's moon
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5

What natural effect is only visible during a total eclipse of the sun?

A
Aurora Borealis
B
St Elmo's fire
C
Will o' the Wisp
D
Baily's Beads
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6

What is the average of 1, 2, 2, 5, 9 and 17?

A
3.5
B
6
C
36
D
18
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7

How many faces are there on a cube?

A
6
B
8
C
4
D
10
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