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Science Quiz #651

Science and Nature Quiz for 7 July 2021

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1

If A = 1, B = 2 and so on, what number would represent BEECH?

A
24436
B
25527
C
25538
D
2537
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2

What do loxodromes contribute to?

A
Map drawing
B
Study of spiral galaxies
C
Understanding of hurricanes
D
Sundials
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3

The discovery of what Earth-like planet with the greatest potential for harbouring life found so far, was announced in late September 2010?

A
Gliese 581 e
B
Gliese 581 g
C
Gliese 581 f
D
Gliese 581 c
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4

Silkworms feed mainly on the leaves of what tree?

A
Mulberry
B
Maple
C
Eucalyptus
D
Milkweed
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5

Which of these can mean a chill or fit of shivering, or a condition, especially associated with malaria, characterised by alternating periods of chills, fever, and sweating?

A
Ague
B
Ebola
C
Rickets
D
Spontaneous dental regeneration
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6

Which of these is in the constellation of Orion?

A
Betelgeuse
B
Vega
C
Pollux
D
Polaris
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7

How is sidereal time measured?

A
By the changing positions of the planets
B
By the apparent motion of the distant, so-called fixed, stars about the Earth
C
By the position of the moon relative to the Earth
D
By motion of ocean tides
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