# Science and Maths - Quiz Questions with Answers

Try this quiz (questions and answers) and see if you are good at maths and science.

## 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

- Kinematics
- (a) Hydrogen Sulphide (H
_{2}S)

(b) Carbon monoxide - (a) Aluminum

(b) Helium and hydrogen. Today helium is used much more than hydrogen because it is not inflammable. - Acid
- (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

(b) Salt - (a) (i) Oxygen (ii) Sulphuric acid

(b) One per cent - (a) Uranium

(b) Sulphuric acid

(c) Naphthalene, a white crystalline cyclic hydrocarbon - (a) Algebra

(b) Euclid - (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

(b) Hexagon - 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.
- Two
- Zero
- 3
- 100