546+ Science Trivia Questions

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Quiz Questions

What constant is referred to as "The Universe's Clock"?
Speed of Light
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If you throw a ball in the air, what curve does it trace out?
Parabola
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What is the human body's largest organ?
Skin
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Which sea creature has an eye the size of a basketball?
The Giant Squid
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What condition do you have when you have decreased red blood cells or low red blood cell count?
Anemia
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What are the Southern Lights called?
Aurora Australis
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What is the distance between two peaks of a wave called?
Wavelength
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Masses are to Newton's Gravitational Law as charges are to what?
Coulomb's Law
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What is a group of rhinoceroses called?
Crash
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The first vaccine targeted which disease?
Smallpox
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What is the current era in the geologic time scale?
Cenozoic Era
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What is the fastest fish in the sea?
Sailfish
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What was the first probe to land on Venus?
Venera 9
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What is another name for fossilized resin?
Amber
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What is the study of stars, planets and galaxies called?
Astronomy
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What is the trapping of the sun's solar energy and radiation called?
Greenhouse Effect
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What chemical substance is abbreviated CO2?
Carbon Dioxide
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What is the outer skeleton of organisms such as spiders and insects called?
Exoskeleton
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Who was the famous Polish female scientist who won a Nobel Prize?
Marie Curie
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What was magnetite called by the early Europeans?
Lodestone
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Which element has the chemical symbol Ca?
Calcium
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What scientist purposed the theory of continental drift?
Alfred Wegener
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What is the correct plural of Keeshond?
Keeshonden
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What sea creature will sometimes eject its entire digestive system to evade attackers?
Sea Cucumber
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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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