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Science and Nature Quiz

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(196 votes)
15 questions
English
Test out some science and nature questions
1

Which Planet in our solar system has the most moons?

Jupiter

Mars

Saturn

Uranus

49% got this right

Jupiter has 95 moons!
2

What is the main component of Earth's atmosphere?

Nitrogen

Carbon Dioxide

Helium

Oxygen

45% got this right

Fun Fact: Nitrogen makes up about 78% of Earth's atmosphere by volume.
3

Which phenomenon is responsible for the formation of the Northern Lights?

Solar Flares

Interstellar Fella

Lunar Eclipse

Terrestrial Magnetism

39% got this right

The Northern Lights, or aurora borealis, are caused by particles from the Sun interacting with Earth's magnetic field
4

Which of the following is the largest known species of frog?

Goliath Frog

David Frog

Frogusaurus

Giant Frog

45% got this right

Goliath frogs are native to West Africa and can weigh up to 3.3 kilograms and grow to lengths of over 12 inches.
5

What is the largest species of shark?

Whale Shark

Basking Shark

Great White Shark

Megamouth Shark

37% got this right

Whale sharks are filter feeders, consuming plankton and small fish by filtering them through their gills as they swim.
6

What is the scientific term for the study of fungi?

Mycology

Entomology

Mushology

Virology

42% got this right

Mycology encompasses the study of fungi, including their taxonomy, genetics, physiology, and ecology.
7

Which of the following is the longest river in Asia?

Yangtze River

Ganges River

Mekong River

Yellow River

42% got this right

The Yangtze River is the third-longest river in the world, flowing through China and supporting diverse ecosystems.
8

Which of the following animals has the longest lifespan?

Greenland Shark

African Elephant

Bowhead Whale

Galapagos Tortoise

Hard  10% got this right

Greenland sharks are known to live for 400 years, making them one of the longest-living vertebrate species on Earth.
9

Which planet in our solar system rotates on its side, giving it extreme seasonal variations?

Uranus

Earth

Neptune

Venus

Hard  26% got this right

Uranus has an axial tilt of about 98 degrees, causing it to essentially roll along its orbit.
10

What is the chemical symbol for water?

H 20

H20

63% got this right

The chemical formula for water is H2O, meaning it consists of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.
11

Which animal serves as the national symbol of the United States of America?

Bald Eagle

American Bison

Grizzly Bear

North American Beaver

72% got this right

The bald eagle was chosen as the national symbol of the United States due to its majestic appearance.
12

Which animal is the national symbol of Canada?

Beaver

Brown Bear

Celine Dion

Moose

Hard  32% got this right

The beaver was chosen as the national animal of Canada in 1975 to represent the country's history and natural heritage.
13

What is the national animal of India?

Bengal Tiger

Indian Elephant

Indian Peacock

Indian Rhino

46% got this right

14

Which animal serves as the national symbol of Brazil?

Jaguar

Capybara

Green Anaconda

Scarlet Macaw

37% got this right

The jaguar is the largest big cat in the Americas and holds significant cultural and ecological importance in Brazil.
15

What is the national animal of Ireland?

Wolfhound

Hare

Red Deer

Sheep

Hard  22% got this right

The Irish wolfhound is a breed of dog that has been revered in Irish culture for its loyalty, courage and hunting.