Printable Free Fun Science Trivia Questions
What was the first planet to be discovered using the telescope, in
What V-word is defined as "the ability of a liquid to resist
What unit of measure was originally designed to be one
forty-millionth of the Earth's circumference?
A: The meter.
What's sometimes dubbed Biosphere I?
What are "human incubation chambers" heated to before Gillette's
odor judges test deodorants by smelling human armpits?
A: 100 degrees Fahrenheit.
What antidepressant is most often referred to by snide shrinks as
What gardeners' aid is identified by numbers indicating its
percentages of nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium?
What facial features flank your glabella?
A: The eyebrows.
What organ of the body leads all others with 3,195 distinct
A: The brain.
What Cool Whip ingredient outweighs all the others?
What does a kit-flying linonophobic fear?
What's the common name for the eye inflammation doctors call
A: Pink eye.
What country flew the first supersonic airliner in 1968 but saw
it crash in 1973?
A: The Soviet Union.
What two-word term is defined as "the lowest possible
A: Absolute zero.
What century did mathematicians first use plus and minus signs?
A: The sixteenth.
What handy mathematical instrument's days were numbered when the
pocket calculator made the scene in the 1970s?
A: The slide rule's.
What boxcar-sized instrument was repaired by the crew of the
shuttle Endeavor in 1993?
A: The Hubble telescope.
What name for a bone disease translates as "porous bone"?
What earthenware ceramic was produced in ancient China from
feldspar and china clay?
What's the U.S. military acronym for liquid oxygen?
What's one-tenth of a bel?
A: A decibel.
What type of vessel was powered by a hand-cranked propeller when
first used in combat in 1776?
A: A submarine.
What type of machine do the French call a telecopie?
A: A fax machine.
What unit of measure was once defined as the length of three
grains of barley laid end to end?
A: The inch.
What are the two main constituents of bronze.
A: Copper and tin.
What Greek was the first physician to record case histories of
What four planets have a smaller diameter than Earth?
A: Mars, Mercury, Pluto, Venus.
What word was coined when a trapped moth caused an early computer
What technological revolution was credited with the large
increase in paper use in the 1980s and 1990s?
A: The computer revolution.
What name for an automaton came from the Czech word meaning