Monday, August 15, 2011

Trivia Quiz #75 - Science and Scientific Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Science trivia quiz questions complete with the answers.
  1. What type of coal is brown and fibrous?
  2. What is the sticky wax obtained from sheep?
  3. What is the trade name for the non-stick material used for coating
    cooking pans?
  4. What name is given to the brittle kind of iron used for making engine
    blocks and manhole covers?
  5. Which scientific unit gives a measure of loudness?
  6. The behavior of sound in rooms and concert halls is a separate
    science. what is its name?
  7. What kind of animal is an iguana?
  8. Camera film bears an ISO number. What does ISO stand for?
  9. What is the name given to the molten rock beneath the surface of the
  10. Which disease is spread in minute water drops?
  11. What raw material is used for making glass?
  12. What is the strong inelastic material found in a human tendon?
  13. What material forms the hard outermost layer of a human tooth?
  14. Snowflakes are symmetrical. How many sides do they have?
  15. What name is given to an atomic particle carrying a negative charge?
  16. DNA is found in which part of the cell?
  17. By which name is the drug acetylsalicylic acid better known?
  18. How many legs has an insect?
  19. What kind of an organism is a truffle?
  20. Where in the body does a cataract form?
  21. What is the most abundant element in the universe?
  22. Which flower has the same name as a diaphragm in the eye?
  23. What is the name of the strong material found in plant cell walls?
  24. Which animals are arthropods and have eight legs?
  25. Which is the modern scientific unit of work and energy?
  26. Chlorine, fluorine and bromine belong to which family of elements?
  27. What name is given to  the change of state from liquid to gas?
  28. Who pioneered the airship?
  29. What in genetics, is the term denoting the transmission of traits and
    characteristics from parents of offspring?
  30. Which scientist discovered the neutron?
  31. Which was the first antibiotic to be discovered?
  32. What is oncology?
  33. What is the boiling point of water?
  34. Ascorbic acid is which vitamin?
  35. What, specifically, are the metals amalgam, solder, pewter and steel?
  36. What is the generic term for the mechanical, electrical and
    electronic components of a computer?
  37. Whose research on X-ray diffraction of ?DNA crystals helped Crick and
    Watson during the race to discover the structure of DNA?
  38. Heisenberg is most associated with which branch of physics?
  39. What did Heike Kamerlingh-Onnes discover?
  40. What science is the study of missiles in motion?
  41. Which branch of science has four fundamental principles: addition,
    subtraction, multiplication, and division.
  42. What kind of elements are found in a pure state in nature?
  43. What are classified by their measurement in degrees as "right",
    "reflex", "obtuse", or "acute"?
  44. What is the name given to the longest side of a right-angled
Answers to Quiz #75 - Science Trivia Answers

  1. Lignite.
  2. Lanolin.
  3. Teflon.
  4. Cast Iron.
  5. Decibel.
  6. Acoustics.
  7. Reptile.
  8. International Standards Organization.
  9. Magma.
  10. Legionnaire's disease.
  11. Sand.
  12. Collagen.
  13. Enamel.
  14. Six.
  15. Electron.
  16. Nucleus.
  17. Aspirin.
  18. Six.
  19. Fungus.
  20. The eye.
  21. Hydrogen.
  22. Iris.
  23. Cellulose.
  24. Arachnids.
  25. Joule.
  26. Halogens.
  27. Evaporation.
  28. Count Von Zeppelin.
  29. Heredity / inheritance.
  30. James Chadwick.
  31. Penicillin.
  32. Branch of medicine concerning cancer.
  33. 100 degrees Celsius.
  34. Vitamin C.
  35. Alloys.
  36. Hardware.
  37. Rosalind Franklin.
  38. Quantum Mechanics.
  39. Superconductivity.
  40. Ballistics.
  41. Arithmetic.
  42. Native elements.
  43. Angles.
  44. Hypotenuse.