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Science Quiz #666

Science and Nature Quiz for 20 October 2021

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1

What measurement has been used for the magnitude of earthquakes?

A
Torino Scale
B
Beaufort scale
C
Richter scale
D
TORRO scale
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2

What is the transparent front part of the eye which, while contributing most of the eye's focusing power, has a fixed focus?

A
Retina
B
Iris
C
Cornea
D
Lens
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3

Which of these is an alloy?

A
Tungsten
B
Copper
C
Zinc
D
Steel
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4

What is a Saanen?

A
A kind of bell
B
A goat
C
A chocolate
D
A wolf
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5

The ACE metric is used to measure or express what?

A
Effects of climate change
B
The energy used by a tropical cyclone during its lifetime
C
Atmospheric effects on cyclones
D
Energy generation from coal
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6

Which is the odd one out?

A
Greywacke
B
Schist
C
Phyllite
D
Siltstone
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7

When was the last mission until 2020 to enable a person to walk on the Moon?

A
1969
B
1972
C
1980
D
1990
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