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Really General Science Quiz

Introduction to "geekyness" 10 Questions.

 
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1

In food science, what do the initials "GM" stand for?

  • Great Molecule
  • Greatly Modified
  • Genetically Modified
  • German Moussaka

2

How heavy, in kilograms, is a litre of water?

  • Three quarters Kilo
  • One kilo
  • One point five Kilo's
  • Two Kilo's

3

What is the term for a positive electrode?

  • Earth
  • Anode
  • Cathode
  • Terminal

4

Betz cells are found in which part of the body?

  • The Brain
  • The Liver
  • The Kidneys
  • The Colon

5

Which part of the eye gives it its colour?

  • The Retina
  • The Cornea
  • The Pupil
  • The Iris

6

Which substance is most used for pencil lead?

  • Lead
  • Graphite
  • Wax
  • Charcoal

7

What invention of Sir John Harington's in 1589 proved a great convenience?

  • The Water Closet
  • The Nappy
  • Cotton Wool
  • Absorbent paper

8

Of what is a "lux" a unit?

  • Sunlight
  • Illumination
  • Elasticity
  • Hardness

9

At what speed in mph does a wind become a hurricane?

  • 70 mph
  • 73 mph
  • 77 mph
  • 79 mph

10

Who first claimed that the world was not flat but a sphere?

  • Copernicus
  • Galileo
  • Leonardo Da Vinci
  • Pythagoras

 

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