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Quiz round 8: Science & Nature


  1. What is 2 to the power of 4?

  2. How many millilitres are there in a cubic centimetre?

  3. How much does a litre of water weigh (on Earth)?

  4. Name Pluto's largest moon.

  5. British Giant, Cuban Brown, Dutch, Elfin and Netherland Dwarf are varieties of what?

  6. How many vertices does a cube have?

  7. Which Swiss psychiatrist and psychotherapist is regarded as the founder of analytical psychology?

  8. In mathematics (and spreadsheets), the addition (or 'summation') of a sequence of numbers is represented by which greek letter?

  9. Blackcock and greyhen are the male and female of which type of bird?

  10. Which element has the chemical symbol 'W'?

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prester_scott
Oct. 26th, 2015 11:59 pm (UTC)
1. 16
2. 1
3. 1.3kg
4. Charon
6. 8
7. Freud
8. Sigma
10. Tungsten
ozisim
Oct. 27th, 2015 06:20 am (UTC)
1. 16
2. 10
3. 1kg
4. Phoebe
6. 6
7. Freude
8. Σ (Sigma)
9. Pheasant
10. Tungsten
wellinghall
Oct. 27th, 2015 10:56 am (UTC)
1. 16
2. 1,000?
3. 1kg
4. Charon?
5. Rabbit
6. 8
7. Freud?
8. Sigma
9. Black grouse
10. Tungsten
ladyofastolat
Oct. 27th, 2015 12:44 pm (UTC)
1. 16
2. 1? (I should probably know this, but don't. My answer is based on a rough mental estimate based on the size of a litre carton of orange juice.)
3. 1 kg
4.
5. Rabbit
6. 8
7. Jung
8. Sigma
9. Grouse? No confidence in this answer, but it's what came vaguely to mind
10. Tungsten
woodpijn
Oct. 27th, 2015 05:25 pm (UTC)
1. 16
2. 1
3. 9.8 newtons
4. Charon
5. Stars?
6. 8
7. Sigmund Freud (was he Swiss? If not, probably Jung)
8. Sigma
9. Coot? Guessing wildly
10. Tungsten

2 and 3 are pretty tricksy, IMO, and 10 is a lot easier.
king_pellinor
Oct. 27th, 2015 07:26 pm (UTC)
16
1,000
Depends on the temperature, pressure and state. At around 277K, a litre of liquid water at atmospheric pressure will be almost exactly 1 kilogram
Charon
Rabbit
8
Jung
A capital Sigma
Grouse
Tungsten (or Wolfram)
eledonecirrhosa
Oct. 28th, 2015 01:30 pm (UTC)
1. Aargh, mental arithmetic. 16
2. 1
3. I think I might have supplied this question... 1kg
4. Charon
5. Rabbit maybe
6. I can't remember what a vertex is. 6
7. Sigmund Freud
8. The one that looks like an E, sort of. Epsilon?
9. I definitely gave you this question, so shall donate my point to charity.
10. Tungsten
philmophlegm
Oct. 31st, 2015 09:43 pm (UTC)
The answers:

1. 16
2. 1
3. 1kg or alternatively about 9.81 newtons.
4. Charon
5. (Domestic) rabbit
6. 8
7. Carl Jung
8. Sigma (Ʃ)
9. Black grouse
10. Tungsten
jane_somebody
Nov. 9th, 2015 10:00 pm (UTC)
1. ugh, can't remember how those work
2. 1
3. 1 kilogram
4. should know this...
5. rabbits?
6. 3? or is that axes? can't remember.
7. Freud?
8. dunno
9. dunno
10. Ooh, is it tungsten? aka wolfram? If so, I have your wife's Random Mine posts to thank :-)
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