Science Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
What term for "bipolar disorder" has fallen out of general use?
A: Manic depression.
What planet has a storm system called the Great Red Spot?
What will not be back to entice astronomers until 2061?
A: Halley's Comet.
What office image transmitter did Bell Labs demonstrate as early
A: A fax machine.
What direction did cartographers usually place at the top of maps
when they believed the Earth was flat?
What U.S. agency is considered by e-mail users to deliver "snail
A: The U.S. Postal Service.
What N-word describes a cloud of dust and gas in space.
What plant's meltdown was dubbed "Russian Roulette" by nuclear
What Internet search utility was named for the mascot of the
University of Minnesota, where it was developed?
What type of power is defined as the generation of
A: Hydroelectric power.
What type of pills are known in the pharmacy biz as "pillows:?
A: Sleeping pills.
What organ was operated on in the first microsurgical procedure,
A: The ear.
What transparent material is produced by heating lime, sand and
What does the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom
A: Its Atomic number.
What heat-resistant element replaced
cotton as the filament of
choice in electric light bulbs in 1910?
What unit of power did James Watt coin to help market his steam
What comes in Bibb, oak leaf and escarole varieties?
What treatment for cavities was first recommended by a
10th-century physician name Rhazes?
What did the EPA once refer to as "poorly buffered
A: Acid Rain.
What car parts require alignment in toe, camber and caster?
What car of the 1940s featured a central "Cyclops-eye" headlight
that turned with the wheels"?
A: The Tucker.
What could Harrison's chronometer accurately measure during
What's short for "binary digit"?
Who licensed the MS-DOS operating system to IBM in 1980?
A: Bill Gates.
How many 1990s cigarettes must you smoke to get the toxic effect
of one 1950s cigarette.?