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Common Scientific Terms Quiz

We often use scientific terms in day to day speech, but do you know what they mean? 10 Questions.

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The “Systeme International d'Unites”, a complete metric system of units of measurement, is otherwise known as what?

  • Imperial Units
  • S.I. Units
  • Metres
  • Feet

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The force that attracts 2 objects together, the bigger and heavier object having the greater force of attraction, is known by what term?

  • Attraction
  • Allure
  • Desire
  • Gravity

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What term describes a force of attraction, or repulsion, between substances made of iron & certain other metals; due to the motion of electric charges?

  • Magnetism
  • Love At First Sight
  • Chemistry
  • Lust

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What measure of relative velocity is used to express the speed of sound (741.8 mi/hr)?

  • Fast
  • Fleet
  • Mach
  • Sprint

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Which term for a temperature scale earned its name because it has 100 gradations between the freezing and boiling points of water?

  • Hot And Cold
  • Thermometer
  • Kelvin
  • Centigrade

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How long is a “Micron”?

  • 2 Feet
  • 0.001mm
  • 1 mm
  • ½ An Inch

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Which term denotes the amount of potential energy present per unit of electrical charge?

  • Tlov
  • Vlot
  • Volt
  • Lotv

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The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water by one degree Celsius is known by what term?

  • A Calorie
  • A Cellulite
  • A Grammar
  • A Warmth

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Who’s name is used in power to represent the rate at which work is done, or the rate at which energy is expended?

  • Thomas Edison
  • James Watt
  • John Logie Baird
  • Louis Pasteur

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Which UK unit of heat energy is defined as the amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one pound of water by one degree Fahrenheit?

  • Warm
  • Pasteurisation
  • Tepid
  • British Thermal Unit (BTU)