Science, nature & technology 6

From the quiz on 27/1/15.

  1. Which elemental metal is alloyed with steel to make stainless steel? Chromium

  2. How many humps does a Bactrian camel have? 2

  3. In consumer electronics, what does HDMI stand for? High-Definition Multimedia Interface

  4. Which is the largest of the moons of Saturn? Titan

  5. In physics, what quantity, typically denoted by a letter e and with a value between 0 and 1, represents the elasticity of a collision between two objects? Coefficient of restitution

  6. Which British evolutionary biologist coined the term “selfish gene” in his 1976 book of the same name? Richard Dawkins

  7. What is the only internal human organ capable of natural regeneration? Liver

  8. Which animal lives in a drey? Squirrel

  9. In which constellation is the Crab Nebula located? Taurus

  10. Which 17th-century French mathematician gives his name to a class of prime numbers that are one less than powers of 2? (Marin) Mersenne


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