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SCIENCE TEST

4.0
(414 votes)
20 questions
English
Science explores and explains the natural world through observation, experiments, and analysis, helping us understand how things function and interact.
1

What does DNA stand for?

Deoxyribonucleic Acid

Digital Nerve Analysis

Dinosaur Neurological Activity

Dynamic Nucleotide Arrangement

54% got this right

We share 50% of our DNA with bananas
2

How many bones are in the human body?

206

204

280

364

65% got this right

Most of the bones in the human body are made up about 3/4 of water.
3

The concept of gravity was discovered by which famous physicist?

Sir Isaac Newton

Albert Einstein

Leonardo da Vinci

Nikola Tesla

68% got this right

Newton was born prematurely and was so small that people did not expect him to live.
4

What is the hardest natural substance on Earth?

Diamond

Glass

Plastic

Wood

Easy  89% got this right

Diamond are the only gems made up of one element, pure carbon
5

Which is the main gas that makes up the Earth's atmosphere?

Nitrogen

Carbon Dioxide

Hydrogen

Oxygen

37% got this right

It is the 7th most abundant element in the universe and the 4th most abundant in the human body by mass.
6

Humas and Chimpanzees share roughly how much DNA?

98 percent

2 percent

54 percent

65 percent

Hard  34% got this right

Chimpanzees have the same bones and muscles as humans with differences only in form.
7

Roughly how long does it take for the sun's light to reach Earth?

8 minutes

1 hour

2 minutes

8 seconds

41% got this right

The average distance from the Earth to the Sun is 149.6 million kilometers.
8

What is the most abundant gas in the Earth's atmosphere?

Nitrogen

Argon

Carbon Dioxide

Oxygen

48% got this right

It was named nitrogen by a French chemist Jean-Antoine-Claude chaptal in 1790
9

Which famous British physicist wrote a "A Brief History of Time"?

Stephen Hawking

Brian Cox

Isaac Newton

Richard Feynman

59% got this right

Stephen Hawking struggled at school and his teachers thought he was lazy.
10

At what temperature are Celsius and Fahrenheit equal?

-40

+29

+34

-44

Hard  33% got this right

The Fahrenheit scale is used in the US. On this scale, 32° is the freezing point of water, 212° the boiling point.
11

What modern-day country was Marie Curie born in?

Poland

Colombia

Spain

USA

47% got this right

She named the first chemical element she discovered 'polanium' after her home country Poland.
12

What is the biggest planet in our solar system?

Jupiter

Mars

Saturn

Venus

75% got this right

Jupiter has the shortest day of all the planets, rotating once every 10 hours.
13

How many vertebrae does the average human possess?

33

12

28

61

Hard  31% got this right

Humans and Giraffes have the same number of cervical vertebrae in their necks, 7
14

What name is given for the number of protons found in the nucleus of an atom?

Atomic Number

Electron Number

Mass Number

Nucleon Number

58% got this right

Each element has a unique atomic number.
15

What was the name of the first man-made satellite launched by the Soviet Union in 1957?

Sputnik 1

Apollo 11

Explorer 1

Vostok 1

42% got this right

It was the size of a basketball, weighing 184 lbs(83 kg) and 23 inches(58 cm) wide, with two pairs of trailing antennae.
16

Which oath of ethics taken by doctors is named after an Ancient Greek physician?

Hippocratic Oath

Aristotle's Oath

Galenic Oath

Socrates' Oath

Hard  31% got this right

The Hippocratic Oath was composed over 2,000 years ago, around the years 3-5 BC.
17

What is a material that will not carry an electrical charge called?

Insulator

Capacitor

Conductor

Semiconductor

62% got this right

Insulators are bad conductors of heat and have high resistance to the passage of electric current.
18

Which Apollo moon mission was the first to carry a lunar rover?

Apollo 15

Apollo 11

Apollo 13

Apollo 14

Hard  6% got this right

Apollo 15 was the ninth crewed mission in the United States' Apollo programs and the fourth to land on the moon.
19

How many teeth does an adult human have?

32

10

14

17

Easy  90% got this right

Human teeth are as unique as fingerprints.
20

What is the study of mushrooms called?

Mycology

Entomology

Ornithology

Phycology

57% got this right

Mycology is a branch of biology dedicated to studying fungi in all their fascinating forms.