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Science Trivia
Here are some general science quiz questions along with answers to increase your general knowledge about science

1. Which instrument is used to measure pressure?
a.
Saccharimeter
b. Ammeter
c. Manometer
Science Triviad. Lactometer

2. What does Angstrom measure?
a.
Quantity of liquid
b. Length of light waves
c. Length of cables
d. Speed of ships

3. Light year is related to...
a.
Energy
b. Speed
c. Distance
d. Intensity

4. Which of the following instruments is used to measure pressure of gases?
a.
Barometer
b. Manometer
c. Ammeter
d. None of these

5. Joule is the unit of...
a.
Temperature pressure
b. Energy
c. Heat
Science Triviad. Wind

6. How many Dynes are there in one gram weight?
a.
900
b. 375
c. 981
d. 250

7. How many Ergs are there in 1 Joule?
a.
102
b. 104
c. 106
d. 107

8. The unit of current is...
a.
Ohm
b. Watt
c. Ampere
d. None of these

9. The unit of energy in MKS system is...
a.
Volt
b. Erg
c. Ohm
d. Joule

10. The intensity of an earthquake is measured with a...
a.
Barometer
b. Hydrometer
c. Polygraph
d. Seismograph

11. Centigrade & Fahrenheit scales give same reading at...
a.
-40°
b. -32°
c. -273°
d. -100°

12. Who among the following described protoplasm as the physical basis of life?
a.
T. H. Huxley
b. Leeuwenhoek
c. Rudolf Virchow
Science Triviad. J. C. Bose

13. The scientist who first discovered that the Earth revolves round the Sun was...
a.
Newton
b. Dalton
c. Copernicus
d. Einstein

14. Alexander Fleming discovered...
a.
Penicillin
b. X-ray
c. Streptomycin
d. Telephone

15. Who discovered circulation of blood in human body?
a.
Edward Jenner
b. Joseph Lister
c. William Harvey
d. Jonon Esals

16. The first attempt in printing was made in England by...
a.
James Arkwright
b. James Watt
c. William Caxton
d. Isaac Newton

17. Who was the surgeon who pioneered antiseptic surgery in 1865?
a.
Edward Jenner
b. Joseph Lister
c. Henry William
d. John Sleeman

18. The credit of inventing the television goes to...
a.
Faraday
b. Baird
c. Edison
d. Marconi

19. The credit of developing the polio vaccine goes to...
a.
Jonas Salk
b. Alb E. Sabin
c. Selman Waksman
Science Triviad. None of these

20. Mark the wrong combination.
a.
James Watt: Steam Engine
b. A.G. Bell: Telephone
c. J. L. Baird: Television
d. J. Perkins: Penicillin

21. Choose the correct combination.
a.
Typewriter: Remington
b. Dynamite: Dunlop
c. Evolution: Darwin
d. Aeroplane: Harway

22. Who invented the ball point pen?
a.
Waterman
b. Oscar
c. Wilson
d. Lazlo Biro

23. Blaze Pascal is associated with...
a.
Calculating machine
b. Computer
c. Cinema
d. None of these

24. Wright Brothers are regarded inventors of the...
a.
Balloon
b. Bicycle
c. Aeroplane
d. None of these

25. Which of the following pairs is incorrect?
a.
Roentgen: X-ray
b. Newton: Law of gravitation
c. Faraday: Diffusion of gases
d. Pasteur: Bacteriology

26. Philology is the...
a.
Study of bones
b. Study of muscles
c. Study of architecture
d. Study of languages

27. Anatomy is the branch of science which deals with...
a.
Structure of animals and plants
b. Functioning of body organs
c. Animal behavior
d. Cells and tissues

28. Study of earthquakes is known as...
a.
Ecology
b. Seismology
c. Numismatics
d. None of these

29. Ecology deals with...
a.
Birds
b. Cell formation
c. Relation between organisms and their environment
d. Tissues

30. Meteorology is the science of...
a.
Weather
b. Meteors
c. Metals
d. Earthquakes

Answers
1. c. Manometer
2. d. Speed of ships
3. c. Distance
4. b. Manometer
5. c. Heat
6. c. 981
7. d. 107
8. c. Ampere
9. d. Joule
10. d. Seismograph
11. a. -40°
12. a. T. H. Huxley
13. c. Copernicus
14. a. Penicillin
15. c. William Harvey
16. c. William Caxton
17. b. Joseph Lister
18. b. Baird
19. a. Jonas Salk
20. d. J. Perkins: Pencillin
21. c. Evolution: Darwin
22. d. Lazlo Biro
23. a. Calculating machine
24. c. Aeroplane
25. c. Faraday: Diffusion of gases
26. d. Study of languages
27. a. Structure of animals and plants
28. b. Seismology
29. c. Relation between organisms
and their environment
30. a. Weather


 
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