Scientific Laws & Principles Trivia
Question: Who wrote the science law 'for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction'?
Question: Which mathematician first said the world wasn't flat, but a sphere?
Question: What is the name for a pivot on which a lever turns?
Question: What is the name of the change of state from solid to liquid?
Question: Which science term means an observation which differs from expectations?
Question: What is the name of the fundamental unit of temperature?
Question: What is the name for the bones which make up the spine?
Question: Which biological term means without a spine?
Question: What does the Beaufort Scale measure?
Answer: Wind Speed
Question: How many Laws of Thermodynamics are there?
Elements & Substances Trivia
Question: Which is the lightest of all the metallic elements?
Question: What is the chemical symbol Na, from the Latin Natrium, for which element?
Question: Aqua Regia is used to dissolve which metal?
Question: Which element is also known as quicksilver?
Question: Which chemical is also known as quicksilver?
Question: Which element, originally called hydragyrum, has the symbol Hg?
Question: What is the addictive chemical in tobacco?
Question: What substance are nails made from?
Question: Waxing Gibbous refers to which celestial body?
Question: How many fundamental states of matter are there?
Question: Isaac Newton was born in which century?
Question: Which layer of the earth is under the crust but above the core?
Question: In which year did man last land on the moon?
Question: What is the name of the yellow-green digestive fluid produced by your liver?
Question: Which animal has the longest gestation period?
Question: What word means the wearing away of land by water or wind?
Question: What type of rock is formed under huge amounts of heat or pressure?
Question: Where in the body would you find alveoli?
Question: Which science term means the rate of change of velocity?
Question: What is haematology the study of?
Question: Which term in math means without end or limits?
Question: What is the name for the product of a combustion reaction?
Question: How is hydropower generated?
Question: What is measured with a Geiger counter?
Question: Which word means how heavy something is, given its volume?
Question: What type of energy is possessed by a body in motion?
Question: Capillary action refers to the movement of which substance?
Question: What does the P stand for in the chemical PVC?
Question: How many officially recognized constellations are there?
Question: Lobate Scarps are a feature of which planet?
Question: How many years is it said to take Jupiter to orbit the Sun?
Question: Waxing Gibbous refers to which celestial body?
Question: Which term means heat transfer through the movement of a fluid?
Question: The Cassini-Huygens probe was sent to visit which planet?
Question: In 1693 Giovanni Zupi observed that which planet actually orbited the Sun?
Question: Atlas is a moon of which planet?
Question: Callisto and Io are moons that orbit which planet?
Question: Ganymede is a moon which orbits which planet?
Question: Which planet boasts the largest moon in the solar system?
Question: Triton orbits which planet?
Question: Which planet is best known for its rings?
Question: Which planet is referred to as being Cronian?
Question: Which planet takes around 668 days to orbit the Sun?
Question: Which planet is the second largest planet in the Solar System?
Question: Which planet shares its name with a popular chocolate bar?
Question: Which planet is named after the Roman God of the Sea?
Question: Which planet in our solar system takes about 225 days to orbit the sun?
Question: Which of these is known as the Red Planet?
Question: Which plant is orbited by the moon of Proteus?
Question: What is the name of the largest mountain on Mars?
Answer: Olympus Mons
Question: Which name is given to the collection of Jupiter's 4 largest moons?
Answer: Galilean Moons
Question: Which space probe landed on Mars in June 1999?
Question: The Rover Spirit was sent to which planet?
Question: What was the first artificial satellite to be launched into space by the USSR?
Answer: Sputnik 1
Question: Who made the first spacewalk ever?
Answer: Alexei Leonov
Earth Sciences Trivia
Question: Sedimentary rocks like limestone and chalk are largely composed of which element?
Question: What is the name given to the outer layer of the earth?
Question: Electrolysis is the process of getting hydrogen and oxygen from which substance?
Question: The Cerberus Fossae is found on which planet?
Question: Noachis Terra is a period of which planet's history?
Question: The Borealis Basin can be found on which planet?
Scientific Principles & Terms Trivia
Question: Which theory says that the most simplest explanation is properly the right one?
Answer: Occam's Razor
Question: Thermal decomposition means breaking down using what?
Question: What word means the relative reactivity of an element?
Question: What is mass multiplied by acceleration?
Question: What was the surname of Michael, a British scientist who developed the laws of electrolysis?
Question: Johann Schroter spotted 20km Mountains on which planet in 1800?
Question: Galileo first observed the rings of which planet in 1610?
Question: Kepler came up with his three laws of planetary motion in which century?
General Science & Biology Trivia
Question: What is somnology the study of?
Question: How many pairs of chromosomes do most people have?
Question: Which living creature is the constellation Aquila named after?
Question: What is the name of the sugar stored in the body for energy?
Question: Which organ is located at the top of the neck?
Question: What is the side of the triangle opposite the right angle, according to Pythagoras?
Question: What is the outermost layer of skin called?
Question: Enzymes in the body assist with which process?