Science and Maths - Quiz Questions with Answers
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Science & Math Quiz Questions
- In Physics, what is the name given to the ’Study of Motion’?
- (a) Which gas has the smell of rotten eggs?
(b) What poisonous gas is emitted with the exhaust from a car’s engine?
- (a) What is the most common of all metals in the earth’s crust?
(b) What are the two gases commonly used to fill scientific balloons?
- When litmus paper turns red, does this indicate the presence of an acid or an alkali?
- Match these inventors and their inventions discoveries:
(a) Benjamin Franklin - Law of Gravitation
(b) J. B. Priestley - Radium
(c) C. V. Raman - Lightning conductor
(d) Madame Curie - Laughing gas
(e) Isaac Newton - Crystal Dynamics
- What is the name for the smallest portion of an element?
- Is glass a solid or a liquid?
- (a) What acid is present in vinegar?
(b) Sodium Chloride is the chemist’s name for household substance commonly used. What is it?
- (a) What gas is expelled by (i) plants, (ii) animals?
(b) What percentage of the Earth’s water is drinkable?
- (a) What was the first radioactive element to be discovered?
(b) Which acid is used in a car battery?
(c) What is the most important constituent of moth balls?
- (a) In which branch of mathematics are ’numbers represented by letters’?
(b) Which Greek mathematician is regarded as the ’Founder of Geometry’?
- (a) A line which touches a curve, but does not cut it, is known as what?
(b) If a line approaches a curve but never touches it, what is it called?
- (a) What important mathematical notation did India give to the world?
(b) Which mathematician was responsible for the introduction of logarithms?
- (a) What is an abacus, where did it come from?
(b) Which ancient civilization is said to have developed the decimal system, hundreds of years before it was used in Europe?
- (a) What is a figure bounded by more than four straight lines called?
(b) What is the geometrical shape of cells in a hive called?
- What significance is there when you add the number of letters in the names of the playing cards in a deck?
- How many equal angles are there in an Isosceles Triangle?
- What number cannot be represented in Roman numerals?
- What number, when squared, is one-third of its cube?
- What does the letter ’C’ mean in Roman numerals?
Science & Math Quiz - Answers
- (a) Hydrogen Sulphide (H2S)
(b) Carbon monoxide
- (a) Aluminum
(b) Helium and hydrogen. Today helium is used much more than hydrogen because it is not inflammable.
- (a) Benjamin Franklin - Lightning conductor
(b) J. B. Priestley - Laughing gas
(c) Madame Curie - Radium
(d) Isaac Newton - Law of Gravitation
- An atom
- It is a supercooled liquid
- (a) Acetic acid
- (a) (i) Oxygen (ii) Sulphuric acid
(b) One per cent
- (a) Uranium
(b) Sulphuric acid
(c) Naphthalene, a white crystalline cyclic hydrocarbon
- (a) Algebra
- (a) A tangent
(b) An asymptote
- (a) The Zero
(b) Charles Napier
- (a) The abacus is a calculating frame with balls sliding on wires. It originated in Egypt in 2000 B.C.
(b) The Incas.
- (a) Polygon
- When you add up the number of letters in the names of the playing cards; Ace (3), Two (3), Three (5), four (4), five (4), six (3), seven (5), eight (5), nine (4), ten (3), Jack (4), Queen (5), King (4) - the total comes to 52, the exact number of cards in a deck.