Science & Nature Quiz #23

Welcome to Science & Nature Quiz #23…

1. Hints of purple, blue or pink in the Aurora Borealis display are caused by what gas in the earth’s atmosphere?

2. ‘Oast Houses’ were built to dry which which plant? 

3. In which decade was penicillin discovered by Alexander Fleming?

4. Which blood vessels carry blood away from the heart?

5. What is the closest star to our Sun?

6. In radio, what does AM stand for?

7. Where is the headquarters of the European Space Agency?

8. In WW2, the Manhattan Project used fluorine gas to enrich what?

9. ‘Pedology’ is the study of what?

10. In what year did Alan Shepard become the first American in space?

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