Science and Nature Quiz questions

Quiz 75 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. How many bones are there in an adult human skeleton?

206

2. Brass is an alloy made up of which two elements?

Copper and zinc

3. What does a seismologist study?

Earthquakes/seismic waves

4. What is the more common name for the scapula?

Shoulder blade

5. What shape is each face on a regular dodecahedron?

Pentagonal

6. What is the more commonly used name for iron pyrite?

Fool’s gold

7. A Bactrian camel is one with two humps – what term is used for a one-humped camel?

Dromedary/Arabian camel

8. Of what is ‘pedology’ the study?

Soils (in their natural environment)

9. Rhinoceros horns consist of which substance?

Keratin

10. How much does a cubic metre of water weigh?

One tonne

 

 

 

 

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