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Science Quiz #695

Science and Nature Quiz for 11 May 2022

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Which of these is a form of overexertion by people who used the same repetitive motion for many years, especially in their profession?

A
Cauliflower ear
B
Housemaid's knee
C
Athlete's foot
D
Tennis elbow
Select from the options above.
2

What is the official Hawaiʻi state "gemstone"?

A
Obsidian
B
Black pearl
C
Abalone shell
D
Black coral
Select from the options above.
3

What name is given to fluctuations in the curvature of spacetime that were predicted to exist by Albert Einstein in 1916 on the basis of his theory of general relativity?

A
Red dwarfs
B
Space jumps
C
Gravitational waves
D
Time warps
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4

What is the common name for encephalitis lethargica?

A
Laziness
B
Boredom
C
Sleepy sickness
D
Breakfast in bed
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5

What shape is usually ascribed to flying objects seen in the sky but believed to be not from the Earth?

A
Top
B
Saucer
C
Monolith
D
Pig
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6

What does the parotid gland produce?

A
Adrenaline
B
Saliva
C
Masseter stimulants
D
Paraotic discharge
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7

In anatomy, what word refers to a difference in coloration, usually of the iris but also of hair or skin?

A
Heterochromia
B
Dysrhythmia
C
Sturge-Weber syndrome
D
Piebaldism
Select from the options above.
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