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Quiz 10 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

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1. A ‘cria’ is the name for the offspring of which type of animal?

A baby camelid, eg llama, alpaca, vicuña or guanaco

2. Who invented the safety pin?

Walter Hunt

3. What does RAM stand for, when describing computer hardware?

Random-Access Memory

4. What term is used for one-billionth of a second?

A nanosecond

5. Coeliac disease is associated with an intolerance to what?

Gluten

6. Which is the primary bodily organ affected by hepatitis?

Liver

7. What is the collective noun for a group of polecats?

A chine

8. What type of fruit is a ‘Norfolk Beefing’?

An apple

9. How often does Halley’s Comet appear?

Every 75/76 years (accept either)

10. What is the correct scientific name for laughing gas?

Nitrous Oxide

 

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