Science Trivia Quiz
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The shape of the galaxy
The galaxy we live in is called the Milky Way. It is shaped approximately like:
The metal mercury:
B) Is a liquid at room temperature
C) Is highly radioactive
D) Is extensively used in aircraft construction
The long hot squeeze
If you were to take a lump of coal and squeeze for a long time at very high temperatures, you would end up with:
End of an era
It is now believed that dinosaurs became extinct because of:
B) Hunting by early humans
C) A worldwide period of climatic cooling
D) A meteorite impact
A matter of energy
Kinetic energy is:
B) Only important at subatomic distances
C) Energy of movement
D) A rare form of energy sometimes observed in deep space
Darwin sailed the ocean blue
Charles Darwin began developing his theory of evolution while voyaging on a ship named:
An android is any robot that:
B) Has the ability to make decisions and formulate plans
C) Is built by other robots
D) Looks and acts like a human
What is special about Sirius, the Dog Star?
B) It is the brightest star in the night sky
C) It always lies directly above the North Pole
D) It emits staccato barking sounds which radio telescopes can detect
Not your average mammals
The platypus and the echidna are the only mammals that:
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