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Science Trivia

Can you answer these random questions about science correctly?
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1. What do you call the animals that could live on both land and in water?
Mammals
Arthropods
Reptiles
Amphibians
2. What do you call the subatomic particle that is neutral and has no electrical charge?
Electron
Proton
Nucleus
Neutron
3. Who created the Theory of Relativity?
Galileo Galilei
Albert Einstein
Stephen Hawking
Isaac Newton
4. What do you call the tiny blood cells that help your body form clots to stop bleeding?
Platelets
Red blood cells
White blood cells
Plasma
5. Sound travels at approximately what meters per second in air at 0 °C?
331.5 m/s
348 m/s
323.5 m/s
344 m/s
6. Who discovered radium and polonium?
Antoine Henri Becquerel
Wilhelm Röntgen
J. J. Thomson
Pierre Curie and Marie Curie
7. What planet has the most moons?
Jupiter
Mars
Saturn
Mercury
8. Light travels at approximately what kilometers per second in a vacuum?
350,000 km/s
300,000 km/s
225,000 km/s
200,000 km/s
9. What is the symbol for Silver?
Au
Si
Al
Ag
10. What does DNA stand for?
Desoxyribonucleate acid
Deoxyribonucleus acid
Deoxyribonucleic acid
Desoxyribonucletic acid
11. Where does sound travel faster; water or air?
Water
Air
12. What is the scientific name for salt?
Sodium hydroxide
Hydrochloric acid
Sodium chloride
Sodium oxide
13. Who was the father of the big bang theory?
Edwin Hubble
Albert Einstein
Willem de Sitter
Georges Lemaître
14. What do you call scientists who study insects?
Ichthyologists
Entomologists
Ornithologists
Limnologists
15. Which of these is made out of pure carbon?
Diamond
Silver
Gold
Quartz
16. What is the largest moon in our Solar System?
Titan
Europa
Ganymede
Callisto
17. What is the thinnest layer of the Earth?
Mantle
Inner core
Crust
Outer core
18. What is the largest planet in our solar system?
Jupiter
Saturn
Neptune
Uranus
19. On what planet is a year shorter than a day?
Uranus
Venus
Mars
Mercury
20. How many legs do spiders have?
Six
Five
Twelve
Eight
21. What do you call a baby kangaroo?
Joey
Louie
Dewie
Jills
22. How long does it take for light to travel from the Sun's surface to the Earth?
6 minutes and 20 seconds
7 minutes and 20 seconds
8 minutes and 20 seconds
9 minutes and 20 seconds
23. What do you call the flap in the throat that keeps food from entering the windpipe and the lungs?
Esophagus
Larynx
Trachea
Epiglottis
24. What is the only human organ that can float in water?
Lungs
Liver
Brain
Heart
25. What is the scientific study of animal biology?
Herpetology
Animalogy
Zoology
Paleontology
26. What do you call the last section of the large intestine?
Rectum
Cecum
Colon
Appendix
27. What is the hottest planet?
Mars
Venus
Mercury
Uranus
28. How long is a parsec?
19.6 light-years
3.14 light-years
19.2 light-years
3.26 light-years
29. What is the only planet not named after a Roman god or goddess?
Neptune
Earth
Uranus
Saturn
30. What do you call the most basic unit of matter?
Cell
Atom
Ion
Microbe
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Level 42
Jan 12, 2019
Interesting!
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Level 19
Jan 12, 2019
Science really is interesting! I'm glad you enjoyed the quiz!
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Level 76
Jan 16, 2020
I believe the speed of sound one is incorrect.