Statistics for Science Trivia

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  • This quiz has been taken 338 times
    (329 since last reset)
  • The average score is 20 of 30

Answer Stats

QuestionAnswer% Correct
What is the scientific name for salt?Sodium chloride
91%
What is the scientific study of animal biology?Zoology
90%
What is the largest planet in our solar system?Jupiter
89%
What do you call the subatomic particle that is neutral and has no electrical charge?Neutron
89%
What do you call the animals that could live on both land and in water?Amphibians
87%
What do you call a baby kangaroo?Joey
86%
What does DNA stand for?Deoxyribonucleic acid
84%
Which of these is made out of pure carbon?Diamond
83%
How many legs do spiders have?Eight
83%
What is the symbol for Silver?Ag
80%
What do you call the most basic unit of matter?Atom
78%
Who discovered radium and polonium?Pierre Curie and Marie Curie
78%
Who created the Theory of Relativity?Albert Einstein
77%
What is the thinnest layer of the Earth?Crust
77%
What do you call the tiny blood cells that help your body form clots to stop bleeding?Platelets
76%
What do you call scientists who study insects?Entomologists
75%
What is the only planet not named after a Roman god or goddess?Earth
72%
What is the only human organ that can float in water?Lungs
71%
What planet has the most moons?Jupiter
66%
How long does it take for light to travel from the Sun's surface to the Earth?8 minutes and 20 seconds
62%
What do you call the flap in the throat that keeps food from entering the windpipe and the lungs?Epiglottis
59%
What do you call the last section of the large intestine?Rectum
53%
Light travels at approximately what kilometers per second in a vacuum?300,000 km/s
52%
What is the hottest planet?Venus
50%
Where does sound travel faster; water or air?Water
42%
What is the largest moon in our Solar System?Ganymede
38%
On what planet is a year shorter than a day?Venus
30%
How long is a parsec?3.26 light-years
28%
Who was the father of the big bang theory?Georges Lemaître
25%
Sound travels at approximately what meters per second in air at 0 °C?331.5 m/s
24%

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