38+ Physics Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

About how fast does sound travel in meters per second?
340
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Who discovered the neutron and in what year?
James Chadwick In 1932
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What is the second derivative of displacement?
Instantaneous Acceleration
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What device would you use to open and close a circuit?
Switch
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In math, "pi" is equal to?
3.141592654
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Which century was Isaac Newton born in?
1600's
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What is a space which is entirely devoid of matter called in science terms?
Vacuum
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What tool do people at sea use to measure distance with echoes?
Sonar
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What physical constant did Henry Cavendish first determine using two weights and a cantilever?
Gravitational Constant
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The Bernoulli Effect concerns what physical system?
A Moving Fluid
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What does the word "lodestone" mean?
Leading Stone
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What is the distance between two peaks of a wave called?
Wavelength
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What unit is resistance measured in?
Ohm
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What is the scientific word for push or pull?
Force
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If you throw a ball in the air, what curve does it trace out?
Parabola
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What is the anti-matter equivalent of an electron?
Positron
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What tool uses a magnetic needle that points north?
Compass
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What is the irregular and instantaneous motion of air called?
Turbulence
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According to Ohm's Law, what would the resistance be in a circuit with 40 volts and 8 amps?
5 Ohms
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What is the wire that gives off light in a light bulb?
Filament
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What sort of electricity do you get when you rub two balloons and they stick together?
Static
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One kilogram is equal to how many pounds?
2.2
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A unit of electromotive force is called what?
Volt
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What unit of measurement is one-thousandth of a gram?
Milligram
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Physics Trivia

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