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Pistol Science Quiz

A short general science quiz 10 Questions.

 
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1

What is the smallest structural unit of living matter that is capable of functioning independently?

  • Molecule
  • Nucleus
  • Cell

2

What are the smallest cells in blood?

  • Platelets
  • White blood cells
  • Red blood cells

3

What do astronauts call EVA?

  • Floating in place outside the spacecraft
  • Exact time of touchdown on Earth
  • Estimated length of space mission

4

What determines the blood group in a person?

  • Platelets
  • Red blood cells
  • White blood cells

5

Which of the following dinosaurs was the Asian relative of the swift North American predator Deinonychus?

  • Tyrannosaurus
  • Ornithomimus
  • Velociraptor

6

Hippocrates of Cos probably did not write all the works commonly ascribed to him, is traditionally considered to be the father of which branch of science?

  • Astronomy
  • Medicine
  • Chemistry

7

Who laid the mathematical foundation of the science of genetics?

  • Gregor Mendel
  • Carl Erich Correns
  • Ivan Michurin

8

How many pairs of chromosomes are found in the human body?

  • 21 pairs
  • 22 pairs
  • 23 pairs

9

What causes the blood disease thalassemia?

  • Heavy metal poisoning
  • A genetic disorder
  • Parasitic fungi

10

Which are the only two planets of the solar system that do not have any moons, or natural satellites?

  • Mercury and Saturn
  • Mercury and Venus
  • Venus and Mars

 

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