Quiz 9

Quiz 9 Questions

  1. What biological material is a rhinoceros horn made from?
  2. Given a speed limit of 100km per hour, how long would it take to get to the International Space Station if it passed directly overheard?
  3. Is the moon’s orbit; a) slowly getting bigger, b) staying the same, c) slowly getting smaller.
  4. How many weeks of gestation must a foetus reach before it can be born and not be considered premature?
  5. African Big Headed, Yellow Crazy and Tropical Fire are types of which animal?

Quiz 9 Answers

  1. Keratin – the same material that forms the bulk of your hair and fingernails.
  2. Currently, approximately 3 hours 22 minutes (at its closest approach). The space station’s orbit can change, however is maintained between 278 km and 460 km above the Earth’s surface.
  3. a). Given the moon is moving away from the Earth at a rate of 3.8 cm a year, its orbit is slowly increasing in size.
  4. 37
  5. They are types of ant. According to CSIRO entomologists, these invasive pests are wreaking havoc in northern Australia, causing major environmental, economical and social damage.