Science and Nature Quiz questions

Quiz 71 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. From which type of animal is cashmere obtained?

Goat

2. In which country would you find the world’s longest suspension bridge?

Japan

3. In which year did Halley’s Comet last pass close enough to the Earth to be visible to the naked eye?

1986

4. What type of mammal is a tamarin?

Monkey

5. In terms of distance, how many feet are equivalent to one fathom?

6

6. What is the name of the underwater valley forming the deepest part of the world’s oceans?

Mariana Trench

7. What is the alternative name for the chemical element tungsten?

Wolfram

8. Of what is ‘hippophobia’ a fear?

Horses

9. Which hydrocarbon has the chemical formula C2H6?

Ethane

10. What is a pathogen?

Any agent that causes a disease or infection

 

 

 

 

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