38+ Physics Trivia Questions

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After physics, what study did Isaac Newton take up until he published "Principia Mathematica"?
Alchemy
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What is the scientific word for push or pull?
Force
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What constant is referred to as "The Universe's Clock"?
Speed of Light
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What are the component parts of a battery called?
Electric Cells
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What unit of measurement is one-thousandth of a gram?
Milligram
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Dimples on golf balls help increase speed by reducing what?
Drag
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What is the term for the capacity of a body or system to do work?
Energy
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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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What tool uses a magnetic needle that points north?
Compass
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How fast does light travel in one second?
186,000 Miles Per Second
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Who discovered the neutron and in what year?
James Chadwick In 1932
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If you're talking about electricity, what does "DC" stand for?
Direct Current
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What is a body's resistance to changes in motion or speed called?
Inertia
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What constant is equivalent to 96,485 coulombs per mole of electrons?
Faraday
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What was the first sound-recording device called?
Phonograph
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What type of lens has a thin middle and makes objects appear smaller?
Concave
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Which insect can indicate the air temperature?
Cricket
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What is the distance between two peaks of a wave called?
Wavelength
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About how fast does sound travel in meters per second?
340
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How many grams are in a pound?
454
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A unit of electromotive force is called what?
Volt
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What kind of power do sailboats use?
Wind
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What electrical term is AC an abbreviation for?
Alternating Current
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How many coulombs does one ampere-hour equal?
3,600 Coulombs
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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.

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