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Not a Nobel – a quick quiz

By David, 10 October 2018 Quiz

Getting 5/5 in this quiz won’t guarantee you a Nobel, but it might give you a hint on how to get one!

Q #1: Which other planet in our solar system is closest in size to Earth?

Venus has a diameter (width) of about 12 100 kilometres, which is only 600 kilometres smaller than Earth!

Q #2: What does pure sodium look like at room temperature?

Sodium is a silvery-looking metal, but it’s very reactive so it’s rarely seen in its pure form.

Q #3: Which of the following animals dives deepest?

Cuvier’s beaked whales can dive almost three kilometres below the surface of the ocean.

Q #4: Where are macadamia trees native to?

All four species of macadamia trees are native to Australia.

Q #5: Which of these sciences does not have a Nobel Prize?

There is no Nobel Prize in biology!

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