World of Science - 1

Published: Sunday 27th August 2017
  1. On what form of transport would you find a Plimsoll Line?
  2. What is the name given to abnormally low blood pressure?
  3. What is the name given to the temperature above which it is impossible to liquefy a gas no matter what the pressure?
  4. What colour does litmus turn in an alkaline solution?
  5. In computing, what does the acronym COBOL stand for?
  6. Which is the seventh planet from the Sun?
  7. At over 1700 km in length, which is the World's longest canal?
  8. What is the name of the pungent gas having the formula NH3?
  9. What name is given to the young of a hare?
  10. By what is Deoxyribonucleic acid better known as?
  11. What freezes to form Dry Ice?
  12. What name is given to the elements in Group 0 of the Periodic Table?
  13. Which insect acts as the transmitting agent in the spread of the infectious disease "Sleeping Sickness"?
  14. In geometry, what do the angles in a triangle add up to in degrees?
  15. Which gas was once known as ' Fire Damp ' because it often caused explosions in mines ?
  16. Who in 1983 became the first American woman in space?
  17. Border, Merino and Ryeland are all breeds of which farm animal?
  18. How many teeth does an adult human usually have?
  19. What does a Bourdon gauge measure?
  20. Who is credited with the invention of the modern Periodic Table?
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