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Science Quiz #674

Science and Nature Quiz for 15 December 2021

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1

Which of these is an alternative medicine that means, in Japanese, "mysterious atmosphere"?

A
Tai Chi
B
Shiatsu
C
Reiki
D
Feng Shui
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2

The Korean word transliterated as "getbol" is Korea's term for which vital part of its shoreline ecology?

A
Mangrove swamps
B
Tidal mudflats
C
Pinnacle rocks for bird nesting
D
Coral reefs
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3

A species of elk is named after which of these US presidents?

A
John Kennedy
B
Theodore Roosevelt
C
Jimmy Carter
D
Abraham Lincoln
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4

In terms of astronomy what is an NEO?

A
An asteroid on a collision course with another body
B
A space probe
C
Any small body in the Solar System whose orbit brings it into proximity with Earth
D
A newly discovered space object
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5

Luigi and Lucia Galeazzi Galvani are credited with the first studies in what, published in 1791?

A
Continuously providing electric current to a circuit
B
The nature of bioelectricity in the body
C
The hearing of birds, quadrupeds, and humans
D
The properties of a vacuum
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6

What is a common name for the butterfly known as Vanessa cardui?

A
Painted lady
B
Mallow skipper
C
Plum Judy
D
Cabbage white
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7

The olfactory organs are concerned with the sense of what?

A
Taste
B
Sight
C
Smell
D
Hearing
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