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Simple Science Quiz

A short quiz on general science. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Which metal is extracted from bauxite?

  • Lead
  • Tin
  • Aluminium

2

Which vitamin deficiency causes scurvy?

  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin B

3

Which element has the chemical symbol Sn?

  • Antimony
  • Tin
  • Selenium

4

What does an ichthyologist study?

  • Reptiles
  • Beetles
  • Fish

5

What causes the Tyndall Effect?

  • Light
  • Heat
  • Sound

6

What is ‘nutation’?

  • A method of measuring the speed at which stars are travelling away from us
  • A small variation in the spinning of the Earth on its axis
  • A type of mammalian hibernation

7

In which decade of the 20th century was the ‘Big Bang theory' of the universe first proposed?

  • 1920s
  • 1940s
  • 1960s

8

Which of the following words means the ability of a liquid to resist flowing?

  • Viscosity
  • Fluidity
  • Penetrability

9

Which of the following is the standard unit of measurement for measuring force?

  • Newton
  • Joule
  • Watt

10

What kind of plant is an epiphyte?

  • One with exceptionally speedy growth
  • A non-parasitic growth on another plant
  • One which grows towards a light source

 

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