Test your science knowledge with these eight questions.

Just click on your choice to see if you are correct.

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1) What is house dust made of?

bullet    a. Pet dander
bullet    b. Exhaust fumes
bullet    c. Dirt particles
bullet    d. Human skin particles

 

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2) What animal is the most poisonous ?

bullet    a. Australian Hedgehog
bullet    b. Cobra
bullet    c. Poison dart frog
bullet    d. Scorpion

 

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3) What makes a mosquito bite itch?

bullet    a) A portion of the mosquito's  stinger left in the skin
bullet    b. Secretions from the mosquito's wings
bullet    c. A chemical reaction to certain types of skin, oils and odors
bullet    d. The mosquito's saliva

 

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4) How long does it take light from the sun to reach the earth?

bullet    a. 12 hours, 17 minutes
bullet    b. 1.5 light years
bullet    c. 8 minutes, 20 seconds
bullet    d. 13 minutes, 30 seconds

 

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5) What happens to cats if they don't eat meat?

bullet    a. They shed hair continually
bullet    b. They lose their sight
bullet    c. They sleep 18-20 hours a day
bullet    d. They become vegetarians

 

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6) Which reptile is the fastest swimmer ?

bullet    a. Sting ray
bullet    b. Eel
bullet    c. Water snake
bullet    d. Leatherback turtle

 

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7) What's the strongest animal?

bullet    a. Elephant
bullet    b. Gorilla
bullet    c. Beetle
bullet    d. Camel

 

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8) What makes your stomach growl?

bullet    a. Acid reacting with stomach gases
bullet    b. Shifts and stretches in the stomach lining
bullet    c. Signals from the brain telling the stomach it's empty
bullet    d. Air moving through tissues

 

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