Friday Quiz - March 21st

JLC Applied Science
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Five science based questions recently in the news.

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Question 1

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According to the news this week, what pose a greater threat than previously thought to future moon missions?
Answer
  • Solar flares
  • Martians
  • Meteoroids
  • Moonquakes

Question 2

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Scientists have helped develop a skin-tight suit for which purpose?
Answer
  • More effective insulation.
  • Easier to get in and out of spacesuits.
  • Prevent hair and skin cells clogging instruments.
  • Prevent over extension of the spine.

Question 3

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US scientists have developed a new test which is ‘1000 times’ more effective than the current method. What is the test for?
Answer
  • Performance enhancing drugs
  • Cervical cancer
  • Breath alcohol
  • Alzheimer’s Disease

Question 4

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A new report, commissioned by the Prime Minister, has called for more field trials and fewer restrictions on what?
Answer
  • Wind farms
  • GM crops
  • Experimental medical procedures
  • Flood defences

Question 5

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Wild animals frequently don’t go near power lines. What did a recent report give as the likely reason?
Answer
  • It’s the roads alongside them they actually avoid.
  • Flashes of ultraviolet radiation.
  • The electrical hum scares them.
  • The structures block visibility when watching out for predators.