Science & Nature

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Carbon, Oxygen and which other element makes up carbohydrates?
Hydrogen
What measurement is used to measure the size of horses?
Hands
What is a group of geese called?
A gaggle
Which chemical element can take the form of diamond or graphite?
Carbon
Which element has the chemical symbol `N`?
Nitrogen
Oxygen and which other element makes up water?
Hydrogen
What animal is known as the ship of the desert?
The camel
How is trinitrotoluene better known?
TNT
What is the distinguishing feature of a Manx cat?
It has no tail
What is the chemical symbol for the element Oxygen?
O
In the medical world, what do the initials ENT stand for?
Ear, Nose and Throat
What is the English name for the constellation with the Latin name `Ursa Major`?
Great Bear
Claustrophobia is the fear of what?
Confined Spaces
Which is the only planet in our Solar System that is not named after either a Greek or Roman God?
Earth
The binary system of numbers uses which two numerical digits?
1 and 0
Who wrote the book `A Brief History Of Time`?
Stephen Hawking
Which of the following letters does not feature in the chemical formula for water? C, H or O?
C
What is the name given to someone who studies plants?
Botanist
How many legs does a spider have?
8
How many tentacles does an Octopus have?
8
What is the sum of the internal angles of any triangle?
180 degrees
Which bird can run the fastest?
Ostrich
What is the most contagious disease in the world?
The common cold
What is the name given to a young lion?
A cub
Where in the body would you find the femur bone?
The leg (thigh bone)
Which organ in the human body regulates the amount of water in the blood and helps remove waste products?
Kidney
Which is the fastest land mammal?
The cheetah
What method of transport did Christopher Cockerell patent in 1955?
Hovercraft
Which continent does the zebra come from?
Africa
What is the largest joint in the human body?
The knee joint

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