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  1. What name is given to a material in which electric current does not flow freely?
  2. What was the name of the first man-made satellite launched by the Soviet Union in 1957?
  3. What name is given to the measure of a fluid's resistance to deformation at a given rate?
  4. Which South American mammal is smaller but very similar to the llama?

  5. What name is given to the action of light bending when passing through a lens?
  6. What term was first used by German physicists Otto Frisch and Lise Meitner in 1939 to describe the disintegration of a heavy nucleus into two lighter nuclei of roughly equal size?
  7. Which animal is the largest member of the monkey family?
  8. Due to its tusks and great size, the walrus has only two natural predators - can you name both?
  9. In anatomy, what is an abnormal growth of tissue projecting from a mucous membrane called?
  10. Bauxite ore is the world's primary source of which metal?
  11. Which animal is the largest and heaviest lizard in the world?
  12. Which organs that play an important role in the immune system, consists of the adenoid, two tubal, two palatine, and the lingual?
  13. In which city is the Roslin Institute which created Dolly the sheep in 1966, the first mammal to be successfully cloned from an adult cell?
  14. On what scale does pure water freeze at 273.15?
  15. The microwaves in a microwave cooker are generated by a device called a what?


  1. Insulator
  2. Sputnik 1
  3. Viscosity
  4. Alpaca
  5. Refraction
  6. Fission
  7. Mandrill
  8. The polar bear snd the killer whale (orca)
  9. Polyp
  10. Aluminium
  11. Komodo dragons, or Komodo monitors
  12. Tonsils
  13. Edinburgh

  14. Kelvin scale
  15. Magnetron

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