A Short History of Nearly Everything Quiz

Bill Bryson
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Questions 1-5 of 25:


How deep is Earth's atmosphere?


As of July 2001, approximately how many asteroids had been identified?


Earth is composed of 8 to 12 larger plates and about how many smaller ones?


When entomologist Terry Erwin collected insect samples from 19 rain forest trees, how many different varieties of beetles did he find?


Of all the elements occurring naturally on Earth, how many does the author say are central to life?

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