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Digging deep – a quick quiz

By David, 28 August 2019 Quiz

We’re going deep underground. Dig into your memory, and see if you can get all the answers right!

#1 What is Earth’s inner core made from?

Based on information such as seismic wave and magnetic field data, it’s believed that Earth’s inner core is mostly iron, a bit of nickel, and tiny amounts of other elements.

#2 In general, which of these covers a bat’s body?

As bats are mammals, they are furry.

#3 How many stars are there in the Alpha Centauri system?

Alpha Centauri has two sun-like stars called Rigil Kentaurus and Toliman, and one red dwarf called Proxima Centauri.

#4 How far under the ground is the bottom of the Kola Superdeep Borehole SG-3?

The Kola Superdeep Borehole SG-3 is the deepest artificial point on Earth, 12.262 kilometres below the ground.

#5 Biceps can be found in arms, but where would you find triceps?

Triceps muscles are on the back of arms, opposite the biceps.

Was I right?

Results

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