Statistics for Science Mega General Knowledge

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HintAnswer% Correct
This planet is the 6th furthest from the sunSaturn
98%
On Origin of Species by Charles Darwin explained his theory on...Evolution
88%
This element is the most abundant one found in Earth's atmosphereNitrogen
83%
Alexander Fleming is known for his creation of this effective antibioticPenicillin
82%
Husband and wife duo that discovered radium and poloniumPierre and Marie Curie
81%
Adult humans are supposed to have this amount of teeth32
80%
Supposedly, his theory of gravity came to him when an apple fell onto his headSir Isaac Newton
80%
Number of hydrogen particles found in a single water moleculeTwo
79%
For a while, Pluto was known as the 9th planet before being demoted to this status of planetDwarf Planet
78%
If something is said to be a nonagon, then it has this many sidesNine
78%
Reflection is when light bounces off a surface, but what is it called when light changes direction and speed while passing through a surface?Refraction
77%
According to World Atlas, only 2% of the world population have this color of eyesGreen
76%
Healthy element that is found in abundance in fruits such as bananasPotassium
75%
This layer of Earth lies between the crust and the coreMantle
73%
Angles that are greater than 90° are said to be...Obtuse
72%
Sodium Chloride is more commonly referred to as...Salt
71%
A scientific assumption or tentative explanation that has not yet been testedHypothesis
70%
The Aurora Borealis is more commonly referred to as the...Northern Lights
70%
As trees age, they grow rings around their interior that when counted can tell you when the tree formed. How many years are represented by a single ring?One
69%
In 1986, a nuclear reactor here faced a meltdown causing major damage and ecological fears of radiation spread and contaminationChernobyl
68%
Diamonds are composed primarily of this elementCarbon
67%
At 190 years old, Jonathan the ________ is the oldest known living land animalTortoise
67%
Dog is to canine as cat is to ______Feline
66%
Dmitri Mendeleev contributed to the realm of science with his creation of thisPeriodic Table
65%
There are 3 main types of rocks: igneous, metamorphic, and __________Sedimentary
65%
This type of cells are responsible for fighting off disease as part of your imune systemWhite Blood Cells
65%
In humans, men have this type of chromosome while women do notY
65%
If you go see a podiatrist, it means that you are getting this part of your body checked outFeet
64%
Ornithology is known as the study of this...Birds
63%
This animal is currently the largest living animal on EarthBlue Whale
63%
The only element to begin with the letter XXenon
63%
Popular movie that dealt with time travel as discovered by the wacky Doc BrownBack to the Future
62%
The colorful part of your eye is called the...Iris
62%
When you see Σ in math, you are being asked to find thisSum
62%
Popular conspiracy theories believe that this site in the US houses intelligence surrounding aliens and their technologyArea 51
61%
Soviet equivalent of an AstronautCosmonaut
61%
In 2014, this scary disease had a breakout in western Africa that ultimately led to the death of over 11,000 peopleEbola
59%
What it is called when the moon darkens as it passes into the Earth's shadow created by its placement in relation to the SunLunar Eclipse
59%
What you call lava when it is still below surface-levelMagma
59%
This project as chiefly conducted in Los Alamos, New Mexico in the 1900sManhattan Project
59%
This astronomical body is responsible for the tides of the waters on EarthMoon
59%
Subatomic particle that has a negative chargeElectron
58%
When you mix cement, water, and aggregate such as rocks and sand, then you are going to get this product as a resultConcrete
56%
When air is 20°C, this is measured to be 343 meters per secondSpeed of Sound
56%
North, west, east, and south are known as these type of directionsCardinal
55%
The collarbone is also known as this officially in anatomyClavicle
54%
This fiction novel scientist created a living being out of the remains of human compost but was utterly horrified by his creationFrankenstein
54%
They larynx is also known as the....Voicebox
54%
The compass is one of the most important inventions to come from this countryChina
52%
This candy when combined with Coca Cola can spark a fizzy eruptionMentos
52%
A massive super-volcano lies below this famous national park in the USYellowstone
52%
Bats use this form of sonar locating in order to fly around at night and find foodEcholocation
51%
Structurally, plant cells have this defining feature while animal cells do notCell Wall
50%
Name of the fin on a shark that sticks out of the water when it swims at the surface, typically eliciting fear out of any nearby swimmerDorsal fin
50%
Caterpillars undergo this process in order to become butterfliesMetamorphosis
50%
In which modern-day country did a meteor strike with such force that it killed off the population of dinosaurs?Mexico
50%
Nicola Tesla was responsible for the discovery of this type of electrical currentAlternating
48%
Whose law says that if something can go wrong, then it will?Murphy's Law
48%
The initial outbreak of the COVID-19 virus originated from this cityWuhan
48%
Pathology is the study of thisDisease
47%
Opposite of OccidentalOriental
47%
A substance that is above 7 on a pH scale is considered to be thisBasic
46%
Coal, natural gas, and petroleum oil are all examples of thisFossil Fuels
46%
The third most common measure of temperature behind Fahrenheit and Celsius is...Kelvin
46%
Instead of eating physical food, organisms like plankton and algae eat sunlight using this processPhotosynthesis
46%
The Fujita Scale is used to measure this kind of meteorological eventTornadoes
46%
This hormone is a favorite among most people as it gives your brain the sense of pleasure and rewardDopamine
44%
What taxonomic rank is represented by "Homo" in Homo Sapiens?Genus
43%
Acrophobia is more commonly known as the fear of...Heights
41%
When someone refers to your mandible, they are referring to which part of your body?Jaw
41%
Alcohol is created by this process where yeast breaks down sugars in carbohydrates and in turn creates ethanolFermentation
40%
Ancient Egyptians used this plant that grew in abundance along the Nile River as paper to write things down onPapyrus
40%
In Jurassic Park, what substance was purchased in abundance because it often had fossilized mosquitos that had consumed dinosaur blood inside of it? That blood then went towards reproducing the dinosaurs that wrecked havoc in the parkAmber
39%
This type of gene is able to skip generations unlike its genial counterpartRecessive
39%
An Inconvenient Truth is a documentary by this man who looks to alert the public on his fear of increasing emergency due to Global WarmingAl Gore
37%
Of all of the large species of cats, only this one has claws that are not fully retractableCheetahs
37%
This very illegal drug is only a slight difference from Adderall in terms of their chemical composition and they are referred to as cousin drugsMethamphetamine
37%
First person to theorize that the sun is at the center of the universe rather than the EarthNicolaus Copernicus
37%
People with this blood type are known as being universal donorsO Negative
37%
What the D in LED stands forDiode
35%
"Tyrannosaurus" is Greek for Tyrant ______Lizard
34%
This fibrous material used to be used as a thermal and electrical insulator in homes and buildings until it was discovered to have many adverse health effects in the 1970sAsbestos
33%
This is known as the resistance of any object to motion without the application of an external forceInertia
33%
In hit TV series Breaking Bad, main character Walter White takes his nickname based on this German physicistWerner Heisenberg
33%
If you have halitosis, it means that you have this...Bad Breath
32%
Henry Ford was able to much more efficiently produce his automobiles due to his implementation of this manufacturing processAssembly Line
31%
ALS is also named after a former baseball star that died prematurely as a result of contracting the diseaseLou Gehrig
31%
This scientist was known as the Wizard of Menlo ParkThomas Edison
31%
Type of clouds that are high in the sky and usually very thin, often seen on a nice weather dayCirrus
29%
Henry Stanley was sent to the Congo to find this missing Scottish physician who was lost while on a mission trip through the jungleDavid Livingstone
29%
According to horoscope, the birthstone for people born in the month of July is...Ruby
29%
Operation where a small camera travels into your body to take a look under the hood, so to speakEndoscopy
27%
Crocodiles are so old, that they are believe to have been around in this geological period due to dating efforts on excavated fossilsTriassic
27%
Which element is often referred to as yellow cake variety?Uranium
27%
Type of gas used during WWI that was promptly banned under international laws of war following the conclusion of the conflictChlorine
23%
This layer of the atmosphere is the outermost oneExosphere
23%
If a resource is able to be recycled and reused, then it is said to be this...Renewable
20%
Name of the asteroid belt that circles the Milky Way and surrounds all of its planetsKuiper Belt
16%
The primary reason why it is faster when you fly from west to east over the USJet Stream
14%
Who is known for his improvements upon the Scientific Method as well as being referred to as the father of empiricism?Sir Francis Bacon
12%

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