Science Quiz / 'N' Natural World

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Can you name the things in the natural world that begin with the letter 'N'?

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The spring-flowering Daffodil belongs to which genus of plant?
Which figurative term is used for a group of vipers?
Which Canadian working dog is known for its giant size, intelligence, strength and calm disposition?
Which small Australian marsupial with a bushy tail is also called the banded anteater?
What name can be given to a female goat?
Which herbaceous plant has jagged leaves, many covered with stinging hairs?
Which small Arctic whale has a long forward-pointing spirally twisted tusk developed from one of its teeth?
Which ornamental plant is also called the tobacco plant?
Which small amphibian is often called a salamander?
What name is given to an immature form of insect which undergoes gradual metamorphosis to the adult stage?
Which sugary fluid is secreted within flowers to encourage pollination by insects?
Which low altitude cloud or cloud mass with ragged edges gives rain, sleet or snow?
Which small songbird climbs up and down tree trunks and feeds on nuts, seeds and insects?
Which type of crow has a specialized bill for extracting seeds from pine cones?
Which bottom-dwelling nocturnal shark common along shorelines is also known as the cat-shark?
Which Indonesian powdered spice is used to flavour a host of cakes, puddings, custards etc?
Which species of human is believed to have died out around 40,000 years ago?
Which bird of the thrush family is noted for its rich melodious song, often heard at night?
Which plant related to the potato typically has poisonous black or red berries?
Which medium-sized nocturnal bird is also known as a Nighthawk or Night owl?
Which small European toad has a bright yellow stripe down its back and a very loud mating call?

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