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Wednesday, 6 May 2015
10 Science Questions
Here are 10 more questions. This time Science and Nature
1.Which species of plover, endemic to New Zealand, is unique
in that it is the only species of bird in the world, with a beak that is bent
2.When William Herschel discovered Uranus in 1781,he proposed
that it be named after King George III. However,which German astronomer, who
also correctly predicted the orbit of the planet,(as well as Ceres),was
eventually credited with giving Uranus its name?
3.Which 1902 Nobel Chemistry Laureate, is famed for his
namesake projection and for introducing asymmetric induction to the science
4.Awarded the prize for their invention of efficient blue
light-emitting diodes, what was the nationality of all three winners of the 2014
Nobel Prize for Physics?
5. (Picture) It is the largest living species of the
Viverridae, ahead of the the African civet and is found in South and South East
Asia. This omnivore is the only member of the 'Arctictis' genus and is
characterised by itslong body and bushy
tail. Sometimes referred to as a bearcat, by what name is this animal best known?
6. If Wilhelm Rontgen relates to number 111,Marie Curie
relates to 96 and Albert Einstein relates to 99,which number relates to Nils
107 (Bohrium - Atomic numbers
of chemicals named after Nobel Physics Laureates)
7.In which part of the human body can the Hyaloid canal be
8. He was awarded the 2010 JJ Sakurai Prize for Theoretical
Particle Physics and the Wolf Prize in Physics in 2004.Which noted Belgian
physicist was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2013,along with Peter Higgs,for his
discovery of the Higgs mechanism?
9. Which genus of flowering plants in the family Ericaceae
takes its name from the Greek for ‘rose tree’, and includes species that contain pollen
that produces hallucinogenic honey?
10. Three of the tallest ten trees in the world are located
in Australia. Some are referred to as gum trees, but to what plant genus do all
three trees belong - also making them the world's tallest flowering plants?