Monday, November 28, 2011

Trivia Quiz #76 - Science Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Science Physics trivia quiz questions complete with the answers.
  1. Which Swedish scientist had a temperature scale named after him?
  2. How many colors are there in the spectrum when white light is
  3. What is the term used to denote the tendency of an object to remain
    in a state of rest until acted upon by an external force?
  4. The discovery of which law provoked the surprised cry 'Eureka!'?
  5. What is measured by the SI unit called a 'henry'?
  6. What is the force that opposes the relative motion of two bodies that
    are in contact?
  7. What is the study and use of frequencies above 20 khz?
  8. What is an unchanging position in which forces cancel each other out?
  9. Which physicist's law states that equal volumes of all gases,
    measured at the same temperature and pressure, contain the same number
    of molecules?
  10. What is the ability of fluids to offer resistance to flow?
  11. What was invented by Dennis Gabor in 1947, winning him a Nobel prize
    in 1971?
  12. What is described as an ionized gas with approximately equal numbers
    of positive and negative charges?
  13. What name is given to the very serious chain of events which can
    follow the failure of the cooling system in a nuclear reactor?
  14. Which electronic device magnifies the strength of a signal?
  15. What was the name of the unit of heat now replaced by the joule?
  16. What does c represent in the equation e = mc*2?
  17. What is commonly used in a rectifier to convert alternating current
    to direct current?
  18. What is a cylindrical coil of wire in which a magnetic field is
    created when an electric current is passed though it?
  19. What describes a substance that exists in more than one form,
    differing in physical rather than chemical properties?
  20. Whose 'unified field theory' tried to explain the four fundamental
    forces in terms of a single, unified force?
  21. In Britain, how many lines makeup the picture on a TV screen?
  22. What diverges rays of light, if it is concave?
  23. What can be expressed as the number of cycles of a vibration
    occurring per unit of time?
  24. What is the product of the mass of a body and its linear velocity?
  25. Which quantity has direction as well as magnitude?
  26. What is the SI unit of magnetic flux density, named after a Croatian
    electrical engineer?
  27. What does the abbreviation STP stand for?
  28. What is studied in the science of cryogenics?
  29. What does the acronym maser stand for?
Answers to Quiz #76 - Science Trivia Answers

  1. Anders Celsius.
  2. Seven.
  3. Inertia.
  4. Archimedes Principle.
  5. Inductance.
  6. Friction.
  7. Ultrasonic's.
  8. Equilibrium.
  9. Amadeo Avogadro.
  10. Viscosity.
  11. Holography / Holograms.
  12. Plasma.
  13. Meltdown.
  14. Amplifier.
  15. Calorie.
  16. Speed of light.
  17. Diode.
  18. Solenoid.
  19. Allotropic.
  20. Einstein.
  21. 625.
  22. Lens.
  23. Frequency.
  24. Momentum.
  25. Vector quantity.
  26. Tesla.
  27. Standard Temperature and Pressure.
  28. Very low temperature.
  29. Microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.