Science and Nature

Quiz 24 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. Which chemical element has the abbreviation ‘Rn’?

Radon

2. How long, to the nearest Earth year, does it take for Jupiter to orbit the sun?

12 years (11.86 years)

3. A lack of which vitamin causes the disease Beriberi?

B1 (Thiamine)

4. The term ‘renal’ refers to which bodily organ?

The kidney

5. What does a ‘dendrologist’ study?

Trees

6. The six gases of helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon and radon are collectively called what?

Noble gases

7. With regards to photography, what does SLR stand for?

Single-lens reflex

8. What was the name of the first dog in space?

Laika

9. Which type of vegetable has the scientific name ‘brassica oleracea’?

Brussels sprout

10. What does PM stand for, when describing a time in the afternoon?

Post Meridiem

 

 

 

 

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