We’re testing your science knowledge from A to Z! From animals quirks to the age of zircon, see if you can get all five questions right.
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#1. What animal is affected by the disease myxomatosis?
Myxomatosis was introduced to Australia by CSIRO to combat the huge amount of rabbits devastating the countryside.
#2. How many eyes does a huntsman spider have?
Huntsman spiders have two rows of eyes, and each row has four eyes.
#3. What is collected by The Dish at Parkes?
The Dish is the Parkes radio telescope.
#4. What does the oculomotor nerve control?
The oculomotor nerve controls most of the movements of your eye and eyelid.
#5. One of the oldest minerals on Earth is a zircon crystal found in Western Australia. How old is it?
A zircon crystal found in the Jack Hills of Western Australia is believed to be 4.4 billion years old, forming not long after Earth itself!
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