Quiz 7

Quiz 7 Questions

  1. What colour is a blue moon?
  2. Prions are a a) type of virus b) type of protein c) type of car.
  3. If the Sun became a black hole of equal mass, what would happen to Earth?
  4. If you injured your L3 vertabra, what might your doctor take an X-ray of?
  5. When was the first camel brought to Australia?

Quiz Answers

  1. The same colour as any other full moon – a blue moon refers to the second full moon in a month.
  2. b) a type of protein.
  3. Aside from growing cold, absolutely nothing. As long as the Sun has the same mass it will still have the same amount of gravity (just concentrated into a very small space).
  4. The small of your back. Vertebrae are your backbones; L stands for ‘lumbar’, and there are five lumbar vertebrae bones.
  5. ‘Harry’ the dromedary was brought to Australia in 1840, but it would be another 20 years before they were imported in large numbers. Today, Australia has the world’s largest feral population of dromedary camels, which are considered to be a major pest.