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 the leaf of a fern called?
Frond
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The diameter of an atom is measured in which units?
Angstroms
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What is it called when a current skips part of the circuit?
Short Circuit
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What is the fin on the backs of fish, some whales and dolphins called?
Dorsal Fin
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What kind of animal is a sea monkey?
A Saltwater Shrimp
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What is the summer counterpart of hibernation?
Estivation
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Which element is the primary component of steel wool?
Iron
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What was magnetite called by the early Europeans?
Lodestone
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What are black and white bears from China called?
Panda
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What is a "jonquil"?
A Garden Plant
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I am the galaxy closest in light years to the Milky Way Galaxy?
Andromeda
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How many eyes does a bee have?
5
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What layer of the skin is just below the surface?
Dermis
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What are the members of a single type of living organism in an ecosystem called?
Population
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What is the opposite to ordinary matter called?
Antimatter
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How many stars make up the Big Dipper?
7
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Dimples on golf balls help increase speed by reducing what?
Drag
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A buck, or male deer, is also called a what?
Stag
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The Bernoulli Effect concerns what physical system?
A Moving Fluid
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What is seventh planet in order of distance from the sun?
Uranus
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What type of property does the water cycle show?
Physical Property
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What light-sensitive cells in the eye detect colors?
Cones
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What is a scientist who specializes in soil and crops called?
Agronomist
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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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