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Quiz 2 – Round 6 – Science and Nature

1. Which chemical element has the symbol Cl? Chlorine 2. You would call a group of elephants a ‘herd’, but a group of which type of bird could you call an ‘unkindness’? Ravens 3. Which is the smallest planet in our solar system? Mercury 4. To which animal does the term ‘porcine’ refer? Pigs 5. Who …

Quiz 3 – Round 3 – Science and nature

Free Science Quiz Questions 1. Which chemical element has the symbol Ti? Titanium 2. Olympus Mons is a large volcanic mountain on which planet? Mars 3. What is the correct term for a female elephant? cow 4. What is the more common name for the clavicle? Collarbone 5.  What does a Hippologist study? Horses 6. ‘Harpy’, …

Quiz 4 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

Science and Nature Pub Quiz 1. At what temperature do both the Fahrenheit and Celsius scales have the same value? Minus 40 degrees 2. What is the name of the pigment that makes leaves green? Chlorophyll 3. What is Osteology the study of? Bones 4. What is the chemical symbol for gold? Au 5. Gynophobia is …

Quiz 10 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. A ‘cria’ is the name for the offspring of which type of animal? A baby camelid, eg llama, alpaca, vicuña or guanaco 2. Who invented the safety pin? Walter Hunt 3. What does RAM stand for, when describing computer hardware? Random-Access Memory 4. What term is used for one-billionth of a second? A nanosecond …

Quiz 11 – Round 2 – Science and Nature

This week’s science and nature round is all about the symbols for the chemical elements. We will give you the name of the element, you need to tell us its abbreviation. For example: Calcium = Ca 1. Bromine Br 2. Sodium Na 3. Potassium K 4. Magnesium Mg 5. Silicon Si 6. Xenon Xe 7. …

Quiz 13 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. Which chemical element has the lowest melting point? Helium (-272°C or -457°F) 2. Riboflavin is known as which number vitamin? B2 3. Who invented the electric, pop-up toaster? Charles Strite 4. Which chemical element is represented by the symbol Cd? Cadmium 5. Which organ is affected by cirrhosis? Liver 6. What was the name …

Quiz 15 – Round 3 – Science and Nature

1. Which is the 6th planet from the sun? Saturn 2. Of what is carpology the study? Fruit (and seeds) 3. Which bodily organ removes old and damaged red blood cells and recycles components from these cells, such as iron and haemoglobin? The spleen 4. What is the most common blood type in humans? O …

Quiz 16 – Round 5 – Science and Nature

1. How many moons does the planet of Mars have? 2 2. Se is the chemical symbol for which element? Selenium 3. What did Walter Hunt invent on July 29th 1796? Safety pin 4. Where in the human body might you find the pineal gland? In the brain 5. Micropsia is a condition whereby visual …

Quiz 17 – Round 6 – Science and Nature

1. What can have a variety of types; among them ‘cirrus’, ‘stratus’ and ‘cumulus’? Cloud 2. NaCl is the chemical formula for which household substance? Salt (Sodium Chloride) 3. What in the human body is the umbilicus? Belly button/navel 4. What is the average body temperature of a human being, in degrees Celsius? 37 5. …