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Science Quiz #661

Science and Nature Quiz for 15 September 2021

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What branch of anthropology compares and analyses the origins, distribution, technology, religion, language, and social structure of the ethnic, racial, and/or national divisions of humanity?

A
Embryology
B
Entomology
C
Etymology
D
Ethnology
Select from the options above.
2

Graphic representation of a formula containing two variables one of which is the reciprocal of the other, is a what?

A
Ellipse
B
Hyperbole
C
Parabola
D
Hyperbola
Select from the options above.
3

What number, on the Ph scale, represents "neutral"?

A
0
B
7
C
10
D
5
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4

What does the acronym FAST refer to in astronomy?

A
An Earth-based radio telescope
B
A moving space telescope
C
Search for intelligent extraterrestrial communications
D
Satellite technology
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5

Which planet is closest to Neptune in size and composition?

A
Uranus
B
Jupiter
C
Earth
D
Venus
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6

Developments, initially by researchers in the University of Manchester, in creating a graphene sieve are aimed at doing what?

A
Trapping carbon dioxide
B
Filtering and de-salinating water
C
Breaking apart methane molecules
D
Filtering sewage
Select from the options above.
7

Which points on the Earth can see a total eclipse of the sun?

A
Those inside the moon's penumbra
B
Those completely inside the Moon's umbra
C
All points on the daylight side of the Earth
D
All points from 3 hours after dawn to 3 hours before sundown
Select from the options above.
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