Free Science Quiz

Is your scientific knowledge deserving of a Nobel Prize? Find out by taking our fantastic free science quiz. When you’ve completed it, share it with your family and friends to see if they’re more knowledgeable than you when it comes to science. Good luck!

Test your knowledge with our great free science quiz

How deep is one fathom of water?

A. 6 feet

B. 8 feet

C. 4 feet

D. 10 feet

A. 6 feet.

How is the constellation Ursa Major more commonly known?

A. The Great Bear

B. The Great Pig

C. The Great Dog

D. The Great Whale

A. The Great Bear.

What part of the human body is the clavicle?

A. The shoulder blade

B. The wrist

C. The collarbone

D. The knee

C. The collarbone.

What name is given to the apparent force felt by an object moving in a curved path that acts outwards from the center of rotation?

A. Centrifugal force

B. Gravitational force

C. Centripetal force

D. Frictional force

A. Centrifugal force.

What is the chemical symbol for sodium?

A. Sm

B. Na

C. S

D. Ne

B. Na.

What level on the Beaufort Scale indicates storm force winds?

A. 6

B. 8

C. 10

D. 12

C. 10.

Which organ of the human body produces bile?

A. Kidney

B. Stomach

C. Gallbladder

D. Liver

D. Liver.

What color does an alkali turn litmus?

A. Blue

B. Green

C. Red

D. Yellow

A. Blue.

Which is the lowest layer of the Earth’s atmosphere?

A. Troposphere

B. Thermosphere

C. Exosphere

D. Stratosphere

A. Troposphere.

Which law of physics states that the force needed to extend or compress a spring by a distance scales linearly with that distance?

A. Newton’s Second Law

B. Plank’s Law

C. Hooke’s Law

D. Boyle’s Law

C. Hooke’s Law.

What name is given to particles that transmit light?

A. Gluons

B. Neutrinos

C. Muons

D. Photons

D. Photons.

What is measured by the Richter Scale?

A. Wind speed

B. Earthquakes

C. Nuclear radiation

D. Tides

B. Earthquakes.

Who is the only person to have won a Nobel Prize in two different scientific fields?

A. Albert Einstein

B. Marie Curie

C. Niels Bohr

D. Isaac Newton

B. Marie Curie.

In which part of the human body would you find the hypothalamus?

A. The brain

B. The eye

C. The ear

D. The stomach

A. The brain.

The particles from which type of nuclear radiation consist of two protons and two neutrons?

A. Beta radiation

B. Gamma radiation

C. Alpha radiation

D. X radiation

C. Alpha radiation.

What is the boiling point of water on the Fahrenheit scale?

A. 215 degrees

B. 220 degrees

C. 200 degrees

D. 212 degrees

D. 212 degrees.

To which part of the human body do the carotid arteries carry blood?

A. The heart

B. The head

C. The lungs

D. The legs

B. The head.

Which of the following is not a noble gas?

A. Radon

B. Neon

C. Argon

D. Hydrogen

D. Hydrogen.

What name is given to the white outer layer of the eyeball?

A. The sclera

B. The lens

C. The cornea

D. The retina

A. The sclera.

Which type of rock is formed from particles of sand, shells and pebbles?

A. Sedimentary

B. Igneous

C. Metamorphic

D. Crystalline

A. Sedimentary.

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