The Popular Science Quiz That Will Make You Excited

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The Popular Science Quiz That Will Make You Excited
Science is not an easy thing. You either love to explore the world, or you hate all those details. In this quiz, we have collected questions from a wide variety of fields - biology, chemistry, and physics - to test how much you love science!

What is the largest body of fresh water in the world?

Caspian Sea

Atlantic Ocean

Mississippi River

Lake Superior

How many ounces are in a pound?

14

16

10

12

What is essential to combustion?

All three of these

Oxygen

Fuel

Heat

How do mushrooms multiply?

Split in half

Failing to use protection

Spores

Rhythm method

If you are an entomologist what are you studying?

Rocks

Insects

Atmosphere

Cancer

What do you measure with a barometer?

Water depth

Time

Atmospheric pressure

Number of drinks served

If your potato has starch and is tested with iodine what color will it turn?

Red

Purple

Orange

Blue

At one time all of the continents were connected as one, called Panagea. When was this?

Late Jurassic/early Triassic eras

Late Mesozoic/early Paleozoic eras

Late Jurassic/early Cambrian eras

Late Paleozoic/early Mesozoic eras

Leonardo DaVinci sketched many ideas. Which of these was NOT one of his?

Parachute

Helicopter

Tank

Skateboard

What phenomenon explains the colors of the rainbow?

Infatuation

Refraction

Reflection

Radiation

What is the proper name for tree-ring dating?

Rungology

Arborology

Seasonology

Dendrochronology

What household item did Archimedes reportedly use to establish the density of an item?

Toaster

Microwave

Scale

Bathtub

What kind of radar is often used to predict weather?

Doppler

Dewey

Donner

Doppelganger

What is the proper name for what we call ”laughing gas”?

Davious

Helium

Methane

Nitrous Oxide

The coelacanth was long considered a ”living fossil” but what is it really?

Bird

Insect

Fish

Tree

What is the epidermus?

Your buttocks in Latin.

A spot on your back where you would be given a shot.

The outer layer of human's skin.

A spell Harry Potter would cast.

Which of these women has won the Nobel Prize in Physics?

Marie Curie

Agnetta Levinovitz

Mary Lou Retton

Wilhemina Rontgen

Which of these happens to astronauts living on the International Space Station?

They get hungry more often.

They sleep better.

They grow taller.

They lose 20 pounds on average.

In what field of science would you encounter Bell's Theorem?

Calculus

Chemistry

Quantum Mechanics

Kinetics

Which of these is not a phase in cell mitosis?

Anaphase

Cellophase

Prometaphase

Metaphase

A visit to which island prompted Charles Darwin's view of evolution?

Japan

Maui

Galapagos

Manhattan

Which planet has two moons?

Saturn

Mars

Earth

Jupiter

What is the largest of the Earth's seven major tectonic plates?

Pacific

Indian

Antarctic

African

What type of plates make up the Earth's lithosphere?

Basalic

Continentium

Denby

Tectonic

Which element takes the form of a liquid at normal room temperature?

Helium

Mercury

Barium

Oxygen

Which illness is not caused by a virus?

Measles

Chicken Pox

Whooping cough

Polio

What title is Antoine Levoisier often given?

Father of Modern Chemistry

Father of Biology

Father of Physics

Father of Evolutionism

What scientist is credited with first discovering infrared radiation?

Faraday

Volta

Herschel

Curie

What is Louis Pasteur best known for?

Technique of treating milk and wine to stop bacterial contamination

Discovery of first vaccine for anthrax

Created the first vaccines for rabies

Being addicted to eating mushrooms

What element is in the No. 2 spot on the periodic table?

Helium

Oxygen

Radium

Hydrogen

What keeps a plane in the air?

Answers 1 & 2

Positive Thoughts

Lift & Weight

Thrust & Drag

Who is credited with coming up with the universal law of gravity?

Newton

Einstein

Brahe

Galileo

What country put the first man in space?

USA

USSR

Jamaica

China

Galileo Galilei used a primitive telescope to first spot moons in orbit around which planet?

Venus

Pluto

Uranus

Jupiter

How many feet are in a yard?

4

3

1

2

What kind of energy does an unlit match have?

Kinetic

Thermal

Chemical Potential

Magnetic

What are the earth's oldest fossils?

Velocorapters

Kilobytes

Trilobytes

Bacteria

Which time period came first?

Gelasian

1980s

Proterozoic

Jurassic

Humans and Dinosaurs never existed on Earth at the same time.

"true"

"false"

Practice, not theory

Well, physics, chemistry, and geology are clearly not your strong suit. But you're probably good at something else. For example, in history or literature. Perhaps you prefer practical activities to the sciences, which is also great! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Aspiring scientist

Judging by your answers, you already know a lot about such complex things as the structure of the universe, historical development, and so on. However, you have something to strive for, because you answered only a part of the questions correctly! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

A real scientist

Judging by your answers, you know a lot about such complex things as the structure of the universe, historical development, and so on. It seems that there are no secrets left for you in the entire scientific world. An inspiring result! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!