Science A-Z

Answer these 26 science facts* beginning with each letter of the alphabet.
*Correct as of 2021
Quiz by ozzoforest
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Last updated: May 4, 2021
First submittedAugust 28, 2018
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A
Positively charged electrode
Anode
B
Type of radiation - high energy electron/positron
Beta
C
Chemical bond - involves 'sharing' of electron pairs
Covalent Bond
D
Deoxyribonucleic acid
DNA
E
Change in genetic composition over successive generations
Evolution
F
Nuclear reaction - two or more atoms 'join'
Fusion
G
Force - natural attraction of mass and energy
Gravity
H
Group 17 elements of the Periodic Table (F, Cl, Br, I, At)
Halogen
I
Process - atom/molecule gains or loses an electron
Ionization
J
English Physicist OR unit of energy
Joule
K
Taxonomic rank (Domain, ..., Species)
Kingdom
L
Device - emits light through optical amplification
Laser
M
Unit - number of atoms in 12g of carbon-12
Mole
N
Subatomic particle - typically pass through normal matter
Neutrino
O
Movement of a solvent through a semi permeable membrane to an area of lower concentration
Osmosis
P
Antibiotic accidentally discovered by Alexander Fleming in 1928
Penicillin
Q
Minimum amount of any physical entity OR an area of Physics
Quantum
R
Decrease of charge OR the gain of electrons
Reduction
S
Stellar Explosion
Supernova
T
Type of wave, (light, x-rays, UV, ...) opposite of longitudinal
Transverse
U
Female sex organ part of the reproductive system
Uterus
V
Measure of the resistance of a liquid to flow
Viscosity
W
Force applied over a distance
Work
X
Plant tissue that transports water from the roots to the shoots and leaves
Xylem
Y
Quantifiable amount of product produced during a chemical reaction
Yield
Z
Chemical element with atomic number 30
Zinc
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Level 52
Aug 28, 2018
25/26 not sure how I missed "Evolution"!

Thanks for the quiz :o)

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Level 55
Aug 29, 2018
Glad you liked it, sometimes the easiest ones are the hardest ;) Impressive score none the less. Check out my Physics A-Z if you'd like.
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Level 57
Feb 4, 2020
Shouldn't the group be 7, not 17. Or is that just for the UK?
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Level 55
Feb 5, 2020
That's a good point. They are officially group 17, but are often referred to as group 7 if you don't include the transition metals I believe.
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Level 22
Feb 5, 2020
As I am still in school, I knew quite a few of the terms from sitting bored in lessons. Nice quiz overall but accept ionic bond or ionising?
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Level 55
Feb 6, 2020
Thanks for the suggestion and glad you enjoyed, I'll update it to accept ionising