# 38+ Physics Trivia Questions

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### Quiz Questions

How many watts is one horsepower?
746 W
What word describes a material which maintains a magnetic field after an external field is removed?
Ferromagnetic
Which century was Isaac Newton born in?
1600's
Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in Physics?
Maria Sklodowska-Curie
What type of lens has a thin middle and makes objects appear smaller?
Concave
What device would you use to open and close a circuit?
Switch
What does splitting a laser light into two beams through a silver mirror make?
Hologram
In math, "pi" is equal to?
3.141592654
What was the first sound-recording device called?
Phonograph
What is the main form of energy produced by a laser?
Light
What does the word "lodestone" mean?
Which insect can indicate the air temperature?
Cricket
The Bernoulli Effect concerns what physical system?
A Moving Fluid
To which part of physics does the Archimedes' Principle refer?
Buoyancy
How much would a 150-pound person weigh at the center of the earth?
Nothing
How many joules make one calorie?
4.184
What kind of power do sailboats use?
Wind
Who discovered that a moving magnet generates electric current known as electromagnetic induction?
What would you use to measure the mass difference between two like objects?
Density
How fast does light travel in one second?
186,000 Miles Per Second
What is the repeated sound when sound waves bounce off other objects called?
Echo
What tool do people at sea use to measure distance with echoes?
Sonar
If you throw a ball in the air, what curve does it trace out?
Parabola
What is the distance between two peaks of a wave called?
Wavelength

## 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.