Statistics for Science General Knowledge #1

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  • This quiz has been taken 45,024 times
  • The average score is 14 of 20

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Question Answer % Correct
What is the chemical formula for water?H2O
98%
In what galaxy is the solar system located?Milky Way
96%
What process do plants use to turn light into energy?{Photo}synthesis
92%
What are the two types of particles in the nucleus of an atom?Proton
87%
What are the two types of particles in the nucleus of an atom?Neutron
87%
What is the hardest known naturally-occurring material?Diamond
85%
What species is the closest living relative to humans?Chimpanzees
82%
What element are both of the above minerals made from?Carbon
81%
What do most humans have 23 pairs of?Chromosomes
79%
What type of mineral is pencil "lead" made from?Graphite
76%
Who was the first person to see the moons of Jupiter?Galileo Galilei
75%
What type of sugar does the brain use for energy?Glucose
72%
What is equal to mass times acceleration?Force
64%
Where would you find Olympus Mons?Mars
58%
What does a chronometer measure? Time
58%
Two elements of the Periodic Table are named after U.S. states.
Name either element.
Californium or
Tennessine
54%
The sun is currently a yellow dwarf. What type of star will it become in
about 5 billion years?
Red Giant
53%
What Polish astronomer postulated that the Sun is the center of the solar system?Nicolaus Copernicus
48%
What is the duodenum a part of?Small Intestine
43%
What is the largest asteroid in the solar system?Ceres
16%

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