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  1. What unit with the symbol T is a unit of measurement of the strength of a magnetic field?
  2. Which crystalline form of aluminium oxide is a nine om Moh's scale of hardness?



  3. What effect is the change in frequency or wavelength of a wave for an observer moving relative to its source?
  4. What does a udometer measure?
  5. Phobos and Deimos are the two moons of which planet?
  6. Precisely, what vitamin is riboflavin?
  7. Which English clockmaker invented the marine chronometer, a key piece in solving the problem of accurately establishing longitude at sea?
  8. What temperature has the same value in both centigrade and Fahrenheit?
  9. Which metal is the main constituent of Pewter?
  10. If two angles in a triangle are both 40 degrees, what is the third?

Answers:

  1. Tesla
  2. Corundum
  3. The Doppler effect
  4. Rainfall
  5. Mars
  6. Vitamin B2
  7. John Harison
  8. -40 degrees
  9. Tin (traditionally 85–99%)
  10. 100 degrees




Science Trivia Questions

  1. What is the best known brand name of PTFE-based formulas?
  2. What name is given to the study of the interaction between matter and electromagnetic radiation?
  3. Graves' disease primarily effects what part of the body?
  4. Which compound of nitrogen and hydrogen whas the formula NH3?
  5. What well known product is also known as acetylsalicylic acid?
  6. What do certain materials lose at their Curie temperature or Curie point?
  7. Which classification of coal comes between lignite and anthracite?
  8. Whose constant has been calculated to be 70 kilometers per second per megaparsec?
  9. Which chemical element whas the symbol Cs and atomic number 55?
  10. What word is given to the transition of a substance directly from the solid to the gas phase without passing through the liquid phase?

Answers:

  1. Teflon
  2. Spectroscopy
  3. Thyroid
  4. Ammonia
  5. Aspirin
  6. Magnetic properties
  7. Bituminous
  8. Hubble's constant
  9. Caesium
  10. Sublimation



Science Trivia Questions

  1. Winsford in Cheshire is famous for the mining of which mineral?
  2. What is the chemical symbol for tin?
  3. In the mid 18th century which city produced half the copper needs of Britain and was given the nickname 'Copperopolis'?
  4. Which chemical element has the highest melting point?
  5. What do geologists call metamorphosed limestone?
  6. What do dolphins have 44 of, a pigeon 80, and peas 14?
  7. What has the molecular formula H2SO4?
  8. What is the name of the equation used to estimate the number of communicative and active extraterrestrial civilizations in the Milky Way?
  9. What does the 'P' stand for in a PNP transistor?
  10. Whose law states that 'under same conditions of temperature and pressure, equal volumes of different gases contain an equal number of molecules'?
  11. In 1895, Wilhelm Rontgen won the first Physics Nobel Prize fordiscovering what?
  12. Which scientist, with an SI unit of measurement named after him, has the first name Andre-Marie?

Answers:

  1. Salt
  2. Sn
  3. Swansea
  4. Carbon
  5. Marble
  6. Chromosomes
  7. Sulphuric acid
  8. The Drake equation
  9. Positive
  10. X-rays
  11. Avogadro's law
  12. Ampere



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