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Pub quiz question 2803 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What safety device were electric kettles lacking for the first eight years of their existence?
  2. Answer: A: Automatic turn-off
  3. Categories: Science (3)
Pub quiz question 4657 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What name does the cosmetics industry use for the greasy yellow substance found in wool?
  2. Answer: A: Lanolin
  3. Categories: Science (7)
Pub quiz question 6800 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What was the first NASA programme to land an object on Mars that actually sent back information when it got there?
  2. Answer: A: Viking
  3. Categories: Science (7) Space (7)
Pub quiz question 3349 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What was Christian Huygen's swinging invention that made clocks more accurate?
  2. Answer: A: Pendulum
  3. Categories: Science (3)
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Pub quiz question 12 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: How long does it take Pluto to orbit the sun?
  2. Answer: A: 248.54 years
  3. Notes: *: Suggest a full point for plus or minus 50 years.
  4. Categories: Science (6) Space (4)
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Pub quiz question 4227 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What was the surname of Susan, the woman James Murray Spangler gave one of his newly invented vacuum cleaners to, and who's husband bought the patent?
  2. Answer: A: Hoover
  3. Categories: Names (6) Science (6)
Pub quiz question 3307 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: Which London station was built by Isambard Kingdom Brunel, and displays his statue close to platform one?
  2. Answer: A: Paddington
  3. Categories: Science (2) Geography (2)
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Pub quiz question 6437 by pjh2
  1. Question: Q: What are the sub-atomic particles that don't carry a charge?
  2. Answer: A: Neutron
  3. Categories: Science (2) Physics (2)
Pub quiz question 7421 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Who (maybe) said, "If only I had known, I should have become a watchmaker?"
  2. Answer: A: Albert Einstein
  3. Notes: *: On realising the consequences of his contribution to making atomic bombs possible.
  4. Categories: Science (6) People (7) Physics (5)
Pub quiz question 8403 by pjh
  1. Question: Q: Which planet is the hottest in the solar system?
  2. Answer: A: Venus
  3. Categories: Science (3) Astronomy (2)