Science & Nature

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What is the plural of `axis`?
Axes
How many kidneys does a normal human have?
2
How many legs does an insect have?
Six
What word is used to describe a group of ants?
Colony
How many arms does a starfish usually have?
5
What is the chemical symbol for the element Hydrogen?
H
What is the tallest mammal?
The giraffe
What do humans have 52 of in a lifetime, 20 of which are deciduous?
Teeth
What colour spots does a common ladybird have?
Black
What name is given to the fear of spiders?
Arachnophobia
In which country does the wild dog, the dingo, live?
Australia.
What name is given to the young of a deer?
Fawn
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
What is the name given to a young bear?
A cub
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

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