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Science & Technology

231 questions in this category
Q: What is the Macintosh computer named after?
A: A variety of Apple (but spelled McIntosh)

With thanks to Rolland Willa for correcting the answer to this question
Q: Under what name is the Chinese gooseberry normally sold?
A: Kiwi or kiwifruit

With thanks to Suzy Fewtrell of New Zealand for expanding the answer
Q: How much does a cubic metre of water weigh?
A: One tonne (or metric ton)

With thanks to David Heslop for correcting this question
Q: Strange, charm, up, down, top, and bottom are types of what?
A: Quarks

With thanks to Lucy Boulding for correcting the question
Q: What is panophobia or pantophobia?
A: Fear of everything

With thanks to Sam Jones PhD, South Wales, for correcting this question
Q: What two time Nobel prize winner was a proponent of Vitamin C?
A: Linus Pauling

With thanks to Russ Hall for correcting this question


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