Science and Nature

Quiz 31 – Round 4 – Science and Nature

1. What is the boiling point of water in degrees Fahrenheit at sea level?

212°F

2. How many elements appear in the periodic table?

118

3. In which two parts of the body would you find ‘phalanges’?

Hands and feet/toes and fingers (Toe and finger bones)

4. What does ‘AI’ stand for, in terms of technology and computer science?

Artificial Intelligence

5. What would a ‘paedophobe’ be scared of?

Children

6. Christopher Cockerell was an English engineer best known for inventing what?

The hovercraft

7. Which of these distances is the longest: 1 mile, 100,000 cm, 2km or 2000 yards?

2km (if all turned into miles – 100,000cm = 0.62miles, 2km= 1.24miles and 2000 yards= 1.14 miles)

8. Rickets is a disease associated with a lack of which vitamin?

Vitamin D

9. Hydrogen is number 1 in the periodic table of the elements. What is number 2?

Helium

10. What is colloquially referred to as a mermaid’s purse?

A casing covering the fertilised eggs of fish or sharks

 

 

 

 

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