546+ Science Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

Which insect is the closest relative to the grasshopper?
Cockroach
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What part of the plant gets water and nutrients to the rest of the plant?
Stem
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What is the most commonly used material in the manufacturing of semiconductors?
Monocrystalline Silicon
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What kind of anthropology is also known as ethnology?
Cultural Anthropology
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What is Pluto's period of revolution around the sun?
247.7 Earth Years
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What is the leaf of a fern called?
Frond
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What type of property does the water cycle show?
Physical Property
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What are the Southern Lights called?
Aurora Australis
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Where is the observatory where Percival Lowell first theorized the existence of Pluto?
Flagstaff, Arizona
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What organ filters blood and helps regulate salt and water levels?
Kidneys
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What is the main structural molecule in hair and nails?
Keratin
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The brain is divided into how many lobes?
4
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What is the usual ounce capacity of a jigger?
One And One-Half Ounces
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What is the height of the sea's surface generally called?
Sea Level
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How many inches in length is the typical human esophagus?
10
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How are neutrons and protons held together in a nucleus?
Nuclear Forces
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What is the process of breaking down food called?
Digestion
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What is an urolith?
A Bladder Stone
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Which adaptation allows an organism to blend in with its surroundings?
Camouflage
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A meter is equivalent to how many millimeters?
1,000
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What is Earth's nearest neighbor in space?
The Moon
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Alexander Fleming won the Nobel Prize for the discovery of what?
Penicillin
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What does your body use to get rid of salt?
Water
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What is the irregular and instantaneous motion of air called?
Turbulence
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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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