546+ Science Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

What light-sensitive cells in the eye detect colors?
Cones
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The Bernoulli Effect concerns what physical system?
A Moving Fluid
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Who was the Clark University physicist responsible for "A Method of Reaching Extreme Altitudes"?
Robert Goddard
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Which element gained notoriety from poisoning the waters around Japan?
Mercury
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Who was the first African-American female astronaut?
Dr. Mae Jemison
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At what temperature on the Celsius scale does water freeze?
0
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What are the strips of tissue which connect bones together?
Ligaments
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What does your body use to get rid of salt?
Water
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How many inches in length is the typical human esophagus?
10
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How many electrons are in the third ring of the atom Chlorine?
7
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To which part of physics does the Archimedes' Principle refer?
Buoyancy
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Which doctor or team of doctors is credited with pioneering the scientific study of human sexuality?
Masters And Johnson
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What is a small scale current of air with vertical motion?
Updraft
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What name is given to 23.5 degrees north latitude?
Tropic Of Cancer
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What is the expected time an organism will live called?
Life Span
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What geographical instrument is used to measure altitudes and elevations?
Altimeter
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Who coined the term "Information Superhighway" in 1994?
Al Gore
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What do you count on a tree to tell how old it is?
Rings
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What is group of cells that work together and form an organ called?
Tissues
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Who is credited with creating the "Big Bang Theory"?
Georges Lemaitre
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How many astronauts manned each Apollo mission?
3
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What is the name for the branch-like tube that makes up the body of a fungus?
Hypha
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What is the acronym for British Thermal Unit?
Btu
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Which adaptation allows an organism to blend in with its surroundings?
Camouflage
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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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