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North America - Nicknamed Sue, the largest complete specimen of a T Rex measures 40 feet long and 13 feet tall at the hips.One of the largest land carnivores of all time, on which continent did the Tyrannosaurus Rex once live?

a. South America
b. North America
c. Asia
d. Africa


John Logie Baird - The Scottish Science Hall of Fame has listed Baird as one of the 10 greatest Scottish scientists in history.Although its development was achieved with the work of many scientists, who is generally regarded as the chief inventor of the television?

a. Charles Babbage
b. Charles Francis Jenkins
c. John Logie Baird
d. Alexander Graham Bell


Copper, Antimony, Bismuth and Tin - Lead was once commonly used for pewter. The malleable metal alloy pewter is made from which of the following?

a. Copper, Antimony, Bismuth and Tin
b. Lead and Bronze
c. Copper, Gold and Tin
d. Copper and Bronze


Jupiter - A gas giant, Jupiter is the largest planet in our Solar System.The fifth planet from the Sun, which planet can be found between Mars and Saturn in our Solar System?

a. Mercury
b. Venus
c. Earth
d. Jupiter


Stephen Hawking - Hawkin was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States.Which well-known English theoretical physicist suffers from a motor neuron disease, which leaves him almost entirely paralysed?

a. Leonard Mlodinow
b. Richard Dawkins
c. Stephen Hawking
d. Carl Sagan


Vitamin C - It was originally called L-hexuronic acid.Ascorbic acid is a vitamin which most of us consume every day. By what name is ascorbic acid better known?

a. Vitamin B
b. Vitamin C
c. Vitamin D
d. Vitamin A


Amperes - Considered the father of electrodynamics, Amperes were named after Andre-Marie Ampere.What unit of measurement do we use to measure electrical current?

a. Volts
b. Capacitors
c. Resistors
d. Amperes


Isaac Asimov - Dead at the age of 72 in 1992, Isaac was a long-time member and the vice president of Mensa International.Having written close to 500 books, what science fiction writer wrote the three laws of robotics?

a. Douglas Adams
b. Ray Bradbury
c. H. G. Wells
d. Isaac Asimov


Iris - The iris consists of two layers - the stroma and pigmented epithelial cells (giving your eyes their color).What is the colored part of your eye that controls how much light passes through your pupil called?

a. Cornea
b. Iris
c. Pupil
d. Lens


Pistil - The peduncle is the stalk of a flower.Most flowers contain a male reproductive organ called the "stamen" and a female organ called?

a. Sepal
b. Peduncle
c. Stigma
d. Pistil


DNA - Its full name is deoxyribonucleic acid.The double-helix shaped molecule that forms the genetic material of all organisms is known as?

a. DNZ
b. DNI
c. DNB
d. DNA


Krypton - The six noble gases that occur naturally are helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon and radon.I'm not a superhero's nemesis, but rather a noble gas. What am I?

a. Caesium
b. Dubnium
c. Lithium
d. Krypton


Ecology - Ecology includes biology and Earth sciences.Which of the following is the study of the interaction of organisms with each other and their environment?

a. Ecology
b. Bromatology
c. Histopathology
d. Agrobiology


0 - Mercury is the closest planet to the Sun and it has no moons.How many moons does the closest planet to the Sun have?

a. 0
b. 2
c. 3
d. 1


100 centiliters - There are ten milliliters in one centiliter.If I had one liter of beer, how many centiliters of beer would I have?

a. 100 centiliters
b. 10 centiliters
c. 1000 centiliters
d. 10,000 centiliters




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