Are you a science trivia buff? See if you know these fun factoids!
#1. What is another name for the mānuka plant?
The tea tree is called mānuka in New Zealand. Its scientific name is Leptospermum scoparium.
#2. Which of the following was not a species of early human?
Homo homini lupus is a Latin phrase that loosely translates to ‘people are like wolves to other people’.
#3. What kind of scientists would be most interested in humus?
Humus is the dark, broken down organic matter that is found in soil.
#4. What type of star is the most common in our galaxy?
Red dwarfs make up about three quarters of all the stars in the Milky Way.
#5. How much does one litre of granite rock weigh?
Granite is almost three times denser than water.
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