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Nature of Science
New random selection made weekly. Next update: Monday 20th January Please note: Questions are taken from our database of previous quizzes. Harpy, Serpent, Martial and Booted are all types of what bird? Eagle 3.
Quiz 1 Nature of Science
What type of cloud produces the most rain and snow? What is the name of the digital stylus pen introduced by Apple in November ? Apple Pencil 5. What family of creatures are referred to as vespine? Wasps 6.
Riboflavin, Niacin, and Folic Acid are all types of what? Vitamin B2, B3 and B9 7.
The name of what animal is derived from the Malay and Indonesian words meaning "person of the forest"? Orangutan orang "person" and hutan "forest" 8.
Where on your body is the ethmoid bone and septal cartilage? Nose 9. What object in our solar system is named after the Ancient Greek ruler of the underworld? Pluto Laying down the the foundation for classical mechanics, how many laws of motion were compiled by Isaac Newton in his Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy? Three If you leave hospital with gossypiboma, what went wrong?
Named for the markings on its back and sides, what name is given to this, the smallest and most common seal in the Arctic?
Ringed seal What 'M' describes the human lower jawbone? Mandible What name is given to a young cow before she has had her first calf? Heifer What 5-letter word can be spelt out using the chemical symbols for Potassium, Nickel and Iron? Knife What two body parts are connected by the Eustachian tube?
Ear and nose a narrow passage leading from the nasopharynx to the cavity of the middle ear In human biology, what is a more common synonym for the term climacteric? Menopause How many pecks are there in a bushel?
What 'S' describes a doubly reflecting navigation instrument that measures the angular distance between two visible objects?
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Sextant What unit is defined as the amount of energy needed to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius? Calorie small calorie or gram calorie What is both the heaviest internal organ and the largest gland in the human body?
Liver What scientist published his Annus mirabilis papers in ?
From what continent do Guinea Pigs originate? South America What 'A' is a form of carbon often nicknamed "Black Diamond"? Anthracite In computing, most commonly, how many bits are there in a byte?
What degenerative disorder of the central nervous system is named after the English doctor who published the first detailed description of it in ? Parkinson's disease James Parkinson What 'C' describes the intelligent personal assistant released by Microsoft for several of its operating systems in ?
Cortana Write down the chemical symbols for helium, nitrogen and sodium, in that order, to reveal a five-letter word. Henna He - N - Na P is the symbol for what chemical element? Phosphorus In humans, other mammals, and birds, the heart is divided into how many chambers? What is the medical term for a deficiency of red blood cells or haemoglobin in the blood? What 'D' describes the main muscle separating the chest from the abdomen, used predominantly when breathing?
Diaphragm thoracic diaphragm From what type of tree is nearly all the world's natural cork obtained?
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Oak Cork Oak - Quercus suber Which Greek scholar reportedly proclaimed "Eureka! Archimedes What substance is secreted from glands in the heads of worker bees and used to feed bee larvae and adult queens? Royal Jelly In human beings, deep tenderness at McBurney's point is a sign of an acute case of what? Appendicitis What 'R' describes something relating to, involving, or located in the region of the kidneys? Renal What 'L' is sometimes used to describe the inner ear?
Science and Nature Quiz
Labyrinth What chemical element is most commonly used in the filament of an incandescent light bulb? Dame Jane Goodall is considered to be the world's foremost expert on what animal? Chimpanzee What 'H' is the scientific name for the study of blood, the blood-forming organs, and blood diseases?
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In computing, what is the word bit short for? Bi nary digi t What colour head does a male Mallard have?
Green Native to Mexico, what type of bird is a Muscovy? Duck On the human body, what 'S' describes the cartilage separating the left and right nostrils? Septum Oncology is a branch of medicine that deals with the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of what?
Cancer What name is given to a mesh cage used to protect electrical equipment from external static and electromagnetic fields? Faraday cage named after the English scientist Michael Faraday, who invented them in What organ is surgically removed in a nephrectomy? Orangutan orang "person" and hutan "forest". Ear and nose a narrow passage leading from the nasopharynx to the cavity of the middle ear.
Calorie small calorie or gram calorie.
Parkinson's disease James Parkinson. Diaphragm thoracic diaphragm. Oak Cork Oak - Quercus suber.