# 38+ Physics Trivia Questions

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### Quiz Questions

After physics, what study did Isaac Newton take up until he published "Principia Mathematica"?
Alchemy
What is the scientific word for push or pull?
Force
What constant is referred to as "The Universe's Clock"?
Speed of Light
What are the component parts of a battery called?
Electric Cells
What unit of measurement is one-thousandth of a gram?
Milligram
Dimples on golf balls help increase speed by reducing what?
Drag
What is the term for the capacity of a body or system to do work?
Energy
What sort of electricity do you get when you rub two balloons and they stick together?
Static
What tool uses a magnetic needle that points north?
Compass
How fast does light travel in one second?
186,000 Miles Per Second
Who discovered the neutron and in what year?
If you're talking about electricity, what does "DC" stand for?
Direct Current
What is a body's resistance to changes in motion or speed called?
Inertia
What constant is equivalent to 96,485 coulombs per mole of electrons?
What was the first sound-recording device called?
Phonograph
What type of lens has a thin middle and makes objects appear smaller?
Concave
Which insect can indicate the air temperature?
Cricket
What is the distance between two peaks of a wave called?
Wavelength
About how fast does sound travel in meters per second?
340
How many grams are in a pound?
454
A unit of electromotive force is called what?
Volt
What kind of power do sailboats use?
Wind
What electrical term is AC an abbreviation for?
Alternating Current
How many coulombs does one ampere-hour equal?
3,600 Coulombs

## Physics Trivia

With a main goal to understand how the universe behaves, physics is one of the oldest academic principles. Test your knowledge of the natural science that includes, matter, motion, energy, force, and behavior through space and time in our physics trivia questions and answers.