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Science Trivia

How closely were you paying attention in your science classes? You can find out just how much you retained when learning science, chemistry, and much more with our science trivia questions. Our 15 question quiz will give you a chance to prove your mettle by answering questions about metal...and other substances, theories, and forces. Are you ready for some science trivia?

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Desquamation is a process of...

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The disk that encircles a back hole is called a...

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What explosive uses peanut oil as its ingredient?

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If the Sun was hollow, how many Earths can you fit inside it?

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The model which describes how the universe expanded from an initial state of high density and temperature to its current today is called...

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The force that keeps planets around the Sun's orbit is called...

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Ampullae of Lorenzini is a type of...

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Becquerel is a unit of measurement. What does it pertain to?

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The unit of length equal to the average distance between Earth and the Sun is called...

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How many planets are visible from Earth with the naked eye?

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The majority of the human brain is mostly made up of what?

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The largest moon within our solar system is dubbed the "Titan". What planet does it orbit around?

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What is the average lifespan of a human red blood cell?

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Bamboo is a type of...

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Galaxy is derived from the Greek "galaxias" which literally means...

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The Art and Science of Trivia

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Science Trivia Questions
  • The force that keeps planets around the Sun’s orbit is called…
  • The largest moon within our solar system is dubbed the “Titan”. What planet does it orbit around?
  • How many planets are visible from Earth with the naked eye?
  • One year in Jupiter is equivalent to how many Earth years?
  • Pluto has been reclassified as a dwarf planet. In what year did this occur?
  • The phenomenon by which the moon moves between the sun and Earth is called…
  • The model which describes how the universe expanded from an initial state of high density and temperature to its current today is called…
  • The first man to ever travel space is…
  • If the Sun was hollow, how many Earths can you fit inside it?
  • The unit of length equal to the average distance between Earth and the Sun is called…
  • The disk that encircles a back hole is called a…
  • Galaxy is derived from the Greek “galaxias” which literally means…
  • Ampullae of Lorenzini is a type of…
  • What animal is capable of changing its direction in midair?
  • What is the average lifespan of a human red blood cell?
  • What are the only species in which the male gets pregnant and gives birth?
  • Bamboo is a type of…
  • What animal has the most number of bones?
  • What did Alexander Fleming discover that is used to treat infections?
  • Desquamation is a process of…
  • How many natural states of matter are there?
  • ATP is a type of energy storage by cells. What does it stand for?
  • Currently, the periodic table has how many known elements?
  • Becquerel is a unit of measurement. What does it pertain to?
  • A Geiger counter is a type of instrument used to measure what?
  • In human kinetics, antagonistic means…
  • The only metal that stays in a liquid state at room temperature is…
  • What explosive uses peanut oil as its ingredient?
  • The majority of the human brain is mostly made up of what?
  • What is the most common element in the universe?