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Science Quiz #646

Science and Nature Quiz for 2 June 2021

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1

According to ancient sources, the principal ingredient of absinthe was sometimes used medically to do what?

A
Mask distasteful flavours in medicines
B
Anaesthetise patients for surgery
C
Expel intestinal worms
D
Hasten contractions for childbirth
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2

Neophobia is the fear of what?

A
Eggs
B
Spiders
C
Heights
D
New things
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3

What part of a person's body does dysmenorrhea affect?

A
Lower abdomen
B
Shoulders
C
Cervical vertebrae
D
Feet
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4

In the acronym LIDAR, what does the "R" stand for?

A
Return
B
Radio
C
Reverse
D
Ranging
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5

What did the development called Project Purple 2, and begun in 2005, result in?

A
IBM's "greenest" data center in Boulder, Colorado
B
Android
C
The first iPhone
D
ARPANET
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6

What species of spiny lobster is probably the longest decapod crustacean in the world, growing to lengths of up to 60 centimetres (24 in)?

A
Draycray
B
Burro lobster
C
Mule lobster
D
Packhorse crayfish
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7

What is a specific learning disability involving innate difficulty in learning or comprehending mathematics, similar to dyslexia?

A
Dysinteger
B
Dysnumera
C
Dyscalculia
D
Dysalgebra
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