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Question 1 of 10
What country blamed the Aswan High Dam for an outbreak of schistosomiasis, since the dam stopped droughts that once stopped the disease?
Question 2 of 10
Possibly intending it as a joke, who is credited with first suggesting daylight saving time in the 1780s?
Question 3 of 10
As the name suggests, what kind of lamp is filled with such gasses as iodine and bromine?
Question 4 of 10
In a navy, what does a destroyer typically destroy?
Question 5 of 10
Unless you're reading this in 2017, the last total eclipse of the sun visible in the United States was in 1991. Where?
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Question 6 of 10
What colorful scale is measured with the Forel-Ule scale?
Question 7 of 10
Vermillion, a reddish orange pigment, once came from what mercury ore, found near volcanoes and hot springs?
Question 8 of 10
Now-extinct aurochs have also been recreated genetically. What food might you have made with auroch?
Question 9 of 10
Hiro Nakamura and Nightcrawler would be impressed. They didn't even need Harry Potter's Floo Network. What did physicists apparently do to a photon's quantum state in 1998?
Question 10 of 10
Running from 1959 to 1963, which of these NASA missions came first?
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