General Science 1

Published: Sunday 9th May 2010
  1. What is measured on the "Beaufort Scale"?
  2. How many pairs of chromosomes are there in the human body?
  3. Name the SIX Noble or inert gases.
  4. Which acid was known as "Aqua fortis" or strong water?
  5. What is the scientific study of the nature of diseases and their causes?
  6. Who was known as "The Father of Geometry"?
  7. Which part of a flower produces pollen?
  8. How many bits are there in a byte?
  9. Which two metals combine to form brass?
  10. Mono Sodium Glutamate (MSG) is commonly used as a food additive, what function does it serve?
  11. What hormone is produced in the "Islets of Langerhans" in the pancreas?
  12. What is the characteristic smell of Hydrogen Sulphide?
  13. The leaves of the eucalyptus tree are the principle food of what marsupial?
  14. What temperature is the same on both the centigrade and Fahrenheit scales?
  15. What are the FOUR stomachs of a cow called?
  16. The lack of which vitamin gives rise to "beri-beri"?
  17. What is a LED?
  18. Which is the most abundant gas in the Earth's atmosphere?
  19. What was discovered by Watson and Crick in 1951?
  20. What is an "ishihara" test used for?
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