546+ Science Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

What tool do people at sea use to measure distance with echoes?
Sonar
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How many faces are there in an icosahedron?
20 Faces
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What is the cell where a virus reproduces called?
Host Cell
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Which wild large cat (Panthera pardus) has a spotted coat?
Leopard
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What device would you use to open and close a circuit?
Switch
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What is a nocturnal, giraffe-like animal from the African rainforests called?
Okapi
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What type of rock is coal?
Sedimentary Rock
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By what process do plants use chlorophyll to make glucose, a food sugar?
Photosynthesis
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What would you call a northern marine creature with ivory tusks?
Walrus
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What liquid is a fuel commonly used in automobiles?
Gasoline
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What fluid-filled sac surrounds the human embryo?
Amniotic Sac
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What word means "the shakes that come after the earthquakes"?
Aftershocks
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What caused the Irish potato famine of the 1840's?
Blight
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A person who specializes in the study of plants is called what?
Botanist
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What does the word "lodestone" mean?
Leading Stone
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Which atomic particle is outside the nucleus?
Electron
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What kind of star system is Algol?
Binary Star System
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Between which two planets does the asteroid belt lie?
Mars And Jupiter
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What "trapdoor" on your windpipe helps keep out food particles?
Epiglottis
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What is the science of the origin, history, and structure of the Earth called?
Geology
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What unusual feature does a polydactyl cat have?
Extra Toes
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The path traveled by a body in space is known as what?
Orbit
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Male blue crabs are also know as what?
Jimmies
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What nerve tissue transmits light signals from your eye lens to the brain?
Retina
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Science Trivia

Did you know that science is defined as a systematic enterprise, which builds and organizes knowledge according to explanations and predictions about the universe? It can be traced back to Ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia around 3500 to 3000 BCE. In these science trivia questions and answers, you’ll learn more about different aspects of this topic, including the three main categorizations of biology, chemistry, and physics.


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