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Science Quiz #667

Science and Nature Quiz for 27 October 2021

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Lichens are a composite of two organisms, the most visually obvious of which is a fungus. What is the other?

A
An alga or cyanobacterium
B
Moss
C
A fern
D
Mould
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2

What distinguishes the golden jellyfish of Palau from most other jellyfish?

A
For about 14 hours a day they make vertical excursions between the lake surface and a chemocline
B
Almost complete loss of their clubs, an appendage attached to the oral arms
C
They derive part of their food indirectly from photosynthesis
D
All of these
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3

What type of computer uses three possible values in its calculations: the digits -1, 0, and +1?

A
Binary computer
B
Ternary computer
C
Indecisive computer
D
Government computer
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4

What large flightless bird found in Mauritius by the Portuguese is believed to have died out in 1681?

A
Dodo
B
Kiwi
C
Emu
D
Moa
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5

What is the atomic number of the element which is the basis for all organic chemistry?

A
14
B
2
C
4
D
6
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6

If a uranium or similar target is bombarded, what is a term for the neutrons which it ejects?

A
Popcorn
B
Flux
C
Refracts
D
Spall
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7

How many decades are there in a millennium?

A
1000
B
100
C
50
D
25
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