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  1. What is the SI unit of frequency?
  2. Which noble gas, that occurs naturally, is radioactive?

  3. Typically consisting of a stalk and an anther, what is the name given to the pollen-producing reproductive organ of a flower
  4. Which chemical element, with the atomic number 23, was discovered in 1801 and used in the chassis of Ford's Model T?
  5. Whose law is ometimes also known as the law of refraction?
  6. Who was the first ever British Prime Minister with a science degree?
  7. Which 'father of science' died one year before Sir Isaac Newton was born?
  8. Which science deals with the motion of projectiles?
  9. John sees a flash of lightning and hears the thunder 5 seconds later - in miles, how far away from John is the storm?
  10. In which American state was the first ever atom bomb test carried out?
  11. In water it has a value of 72.8 millinewtons per meter at 20 degree centigrade - what are we talking about?
  12. What soft brown combustible sedimentary rock that is formed from naturally compressed peat is often referred to as brown coal?
  13. What is the largest living species of lizard?
  14. Which popular pet belongs to the biological family felidae?
  15. How many hearts does an octopus have?


  1. Hertz
  2. Radon
  3. Stamen
  4. Vanadium
  5. Snell's Law
  6. Margaret Thatcher
  7. Galileo Galilei
  8. Ballistics
  9. 1 mile (the speed of sound is 343.2 metres per second or a mile in 4.7 seconds)
  10. New Mexico
  11. Surface tension
  12. Lignite
  13. Komodo dragon
  14. Cats
  15. Three

Science Quiz

  1. Most of Russia’s gas exports to Europe are sent by pipeline through which country?
  2. What is a semiconductor device used to amplify and switch electronic signals and electrical power?
  3. Which planet in the solar system is the hotest?
  4. Pulmonary refers to which part of the human body?
  5. Which law states 'for every action there is an equal and opposite reaction'? (give a name and number)
  6. Which country accounts for 70% of the world's platinum production?
  7. Whose law states that the force needed to extend a spring by some distance is proportional to that distance?
  8. What word in geology is formed from the Greek for 'mountain' and 'origin'?
  9. What has the chemical formula H2O2?
  10. Who was the decibel named after?
  11. What is the only rock that floats in water?
  12. What word in mathematics is Latin for pebble?
  13. What type of number has a real and imaginary part?
  14. What elementary particle can be up, down, strange, charm, bottom, and top?
  15. What is the chemical symbol for tungsten?


  1. Ukraine
  2. Transistor
  3. Venus
  4. Lungs
  5. Newton's Third Law
  6. South Africa
  7. Hooke's Law
  8. Orogeny
  9. Hydrogen Peroxide
  10. Alexander Graham Bell
  11. Pumice
  12. Calculus
  13. Complex number
  14. A quark
  15. W

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