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  • 1. 

    Lateral Epicondylitis is the correct medical term for which common ailment?

    • A.

      Housemaids Knee

    • B.

      Tennis Elbow

    • C.

      Tummy Rumbling

    Correct Answer
    B. Tennis Elbow
    Explanation
    Lateral Epicondylitis, also known as Tennis Elbow, is a condition characterized by pain and inflammation on the outer part of the elbow. It is commonly caused by repetitive motions of the wrist and arm, such as those involved in playing tennis or other sports. The term "Tennis Elbow" is widely used to describe this condition because it is a common ailment among tennis players. Housemaid's Knee and Tummy Rumbling are unrelated to Lateral Epicondylitis.

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  • 2. 

    A dodecagon has how many sides?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      12

    • C.

      16

    Correct Answer
    B. 12
    Explanation
    A dodecagon is a polygon with 12 sides. Therefore, the correct answer is 12.

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  • 3. 

    What tree do we get Turpentine from?

    • A.

      Maple

    • B.

      Boswellia Sacra

    • C.

      Pine

    Correct Answer
    C. Pine
    Explanation
    Turpentine is a type of resin that is derived from the sap of certain trees. Pine trees are commonly used to produce turpentine. The sap is extracted from the tree and then distilled to obtain turpentine. Therefore, the correct answer is Pine.

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  • 4. 

    The Scoville scale is used to chart what?

    • A.

      Heat of chillies

    • B.

      Strength of wind

    • C.

      Levels of consciousness

    Correct Answer
    A. Heat of chillies
    Explanation
    The Scoville scale is a measurement system used to quantify the heat or spiciness of chili peppers. It measures the concentration of capsaicin, the compound responsible for the sensation of heat in peppers. The scale ranges from 0 (no heat) to over 2 million Scoville Heat Units (SHU) for the hottest peppers. This scale helps in determining the level of spiciness in different varieties of chili peppers and is commonly used in the culinary world to indicate the heat level of hot sauces and spicy foods.

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  • 5. 

    Which planet in the solar system is thought to weigh two and half times that of all the other planets combined?

    • A.

      Jupiter

    • B.

      Mercury

    • C.

      Mars

    Correct Answer
    A. Jupiter
    Explanation
    Jupiter is the correct answer because it is the largest planet in our solar system and has a mass that is more than two and a half times the combined mass of all the other planets. Its immense size and gravitational pull make it the most massive planet, outweighing all the others combined.

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  • 6. 

    In the periodic table of elements, which is the whose element whose symbol does not begin with the first letter of its name?

    • A.

      Iron

    • B.

      Pottasium

    • C.

      Sodium

    Correct Answer
    C. Sodium
    Explanation
    Sodium is the element whose symbol does not begin with the first letter of its name. In the periodic table, the symbol for sodium is Na, while the first letter of its name is S.

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  • 7. 

    In the industrial revolution, who invented the "spinning Jenny" in 1764?

    • A.

      James Kay

    • B.

      Richard Hargreaves

    • C.

      Richard Arkwright

    Correct Answer
    B. Richard Hargreaves
    Explanation
    Richard Hargreaves is the correct answer because he is credited with inventing the "spinning Jenny" in 1764. The spinning Jenny was a significant invention during the industrial revolution as it revolutionized the textile industry by allowing multiple spindles of thread to be spun at once, increasing productivity and efficiency. James Kay and Richard Arkwright were also important figures in the industrial revolution, but they did not invent the spinning Jenny.

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  • 8. 

    In computer technology, what does RAM stand for?

    • A.

      Random Access Memory

    • B.

      Read Available Memory

    • C.

      Readily Available Memory

    Correct Answer
    A. Random Access Memory
    Explanation
    RAM stands for Random Access Memory. This is a type of computer memory that allows data to be accessed in any order, regardless of its physical location. Unlike other types of memory, such as hard drives or CDs, which require the data to be accessed sequentially, RAM allows for quick and random access to data, making it essential for the smooth and efficient operation of computers.

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  • 9. 

    Who discovered DNA in 1953?

    • A.

      Burke & Hare

    • B.

      Whitehouse & Enfield

    • C.

      Watson & Crick

    Correct Answer
    C. Watson & Crick
    Explanation
    Watson and Crick discovered the structure of DNA in 1953. Their discovery was based on the work of several other scientists, including Rosalind Franklin, Maurice Wilkins, and Linus Pauling. Watson and Crick proposed the double helix structure of DNA, which revolutionized our understanding of genetics and laid the foundation for modern molecular biology. Their discovery was a major breakthrough in the field and earned them the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1962.

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  • 10. 

    What is the square root of 144?

    • A.

      13

    • B.

      11

    • C.

      12

    Correct Answer
    C. 12
    Explanation
    The square root of a number is a value that, when multiplied by itself, gives the original number. In this case, the square root of 144 is 12 because 12 multiplied by itself equals 144. Therefore, the correct answer is 12.

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  • 11. 

    Which American city installed the first electrical traffic lights?

    • A.

      New York

    • B.

      Cleveland

    • C.

      Boston

    Correct Answer
    B. Cleveland
    Explanation
    Cleveland is the correct answer because it installed the first electrical traffic lights. This means that Cleveland was the first American city to use electricity to power its traffic lights, making it a pioneer in traffic control systems.

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  • 12. 

    In electricity, voltage is measure in...?

    • A.

      Amps

    • B.

      Watts

    • C.

      Ohms

    Correct Answer
    A. Amps
    Explanation
    Voltage is not measured in amps, watts, or ohms. Voltage is actually measured in volts. Amps measure electric current, watts measure power, and ohms measure resistance.

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  • 13. 

    Which space shuttle disintegrated 73 seconds after launch on Jan 28th 1986?

    • A.

      Columbia

    • B.

      Challenger

    • C.

      Atlantis

    Correct Answer
    A. Columbia
    Explanation
    On January 28th, 1986, the space shuttle Columbia disintegrated 73 seconds after its launch. This tragic event occurred due to a failure in the shuttle's heat shield, which caused the spacecraft to break apart upon re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere. The disintegration resulted in the loss of all seven crew members on board.

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  • 14. 

    In mathematics, what are the statistical chances of wining the National Lottery?

    • A.

      1 in 14 million

    • B.

      1 in 12 million

    • C.

      1 in 10 million

    Correct Answer
    A. 1 in 14 million
    Explanation
    The statistical chances of winning the National Lottery are 1 in 14 million. This means that out of every 14 million tickets sold, only one will be a winning ticket. The odds of winning are extremely low, indicating that it is highly unlikely for an individual to win the lottery.

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  • 15. 

    In what year was Cisco founded?

    • A.

      1986

    • B.

      1985

    • C.

      1984

    Correct Answer
    C. 1984
    Explanation
    Cisco was founded in 1984.

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