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It’s a gas! A quick quiz

By David, 11 September 2019 Quiz

Time for another quiz! We’ve got a few questions about gases you might encounter every day. Have a go and see if you can get the top score!

Results

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Oh dear! Better brush up before the next quiz!

#1. What’s the most abundant gas in Earth’s atmosphere?

About 78% of Earth’s atmosphere, by volume, is nitrogen gas.

#2. Where would you find the moon Phobos?

Phobos is the larger of Mars’ two moons.

#3. What does a dendrologist study?

Dendrologists study trees and other woody plants.

#4. What is the main component of natural gas?

Natural gas consists mainly of methane, a gas that’s also found in farts.

#5. Where in your body would you find alveoli?

Alveoli are tiny air-sacs in your lungs that allow you to absorb oxygen from the air you breathe.

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