546+ Science Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

What is the term given to heat and light radiated from the sun?
Solar Energy
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What is an urolith?
A Bladder Stone
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What is Mercury's period of revolution around the sun?
88 Earth Days
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What is a huge exploding star radiating as much energy as the sun would over about 10 billion years?
Supernova
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What happens to your skin's blood vessels as you exercise?
They Widen
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What causes the moon to shine?
Reflected Sunlight
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What was the name of the first manned space vehicle?
Vostok 1
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How many legs does an ant have?
6
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What does the zygote form once it starts mitosis?
Embryo
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Who invented the first engine-powered airplane?
The Wright Brothers
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What is the study of plant life called?
Botany
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Which animal's milk will never curdle?
Camel
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What are the ends of a bar magnet called?
Poles
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What is a plant with no internal system of tube like structures called?
Nonvascular Plant
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What are the small bones that make up a backbone called?
Vertebrae
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What "trapdoor" on your windpipe helps keep out food particles?
Epiglottis
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I am the galaxy closest in light years to the Milky Way Galaxy?
Andromeda
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What is the name for the boundary around a black hole, beyond which events cannot affect the observer?
Event Horizon
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Masses are to Newton's Gravitational Law as charges are to what?
Coulomb's Law
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What event is caused by radiation hitting the Earth's atmosphere?
Northern Lights
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What part of the flower surrounds the inside parts of the flower?
Petals
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What organ filters blood and helps regulate salt and water levels?
Kidneys
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What is an ailurophobic person fearful of?
Cats
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What is a nocturnal, giraffe-like animal from the African rainforests called?
Okapi
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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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