Do You Know Bill Nye

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Do You Know Bill Nye - Quiz

Several great Americans in 21st century with achievement spanning science, engineering and also a show host, performing experimental science shows on Seattle public station, take a quiz and know more about Bill


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Bill Nye is an American show host, a mechanical engineer and PBS children science show, he is well known for?

    • A.

      Bill Nye the Science Guy

    • B.

      Bill Nye Show

    • C.

      Bill Nye Science Guy

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Bill Nye the Science Guy
    Explanation
    Bill Nye is well known for hosting the PBS children's science show called "Bill Nye the Science Guy." This show, which aired from 1993 to 1998, made him a popular figure among children and introduced them to various scientific concepts in a fun and engaging way.

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  • 2. 

    Bill was an inventor, he began his career as a mechanical engineer for Boeing Corporation in Seattle, he invented hydraulic resonance suppressor tube used on?

    • A.

      770 airplanes

    • B.

      730 airplanes

    • C.

      747 airplanes

    • D.

      474 airplanes

    Correct Answer
    C. 747 airplanes
    Explanation
    Bill invented the hydraulic resonance suppressor tube used on 747 airplanes.

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  • 3. 

    After a stint in Boeing and a successful career in mechanical engineering, he left to pursue comedy, writing and performing jokes for local sketch television show called?

    • A.

      Mr. Wizard

    • B.

      Almost Live

    • C.

      Daily Live

    • D.

      Comedy today

    Correct Answer
    B. Almost Live
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Almost Live. The question states that the person had a successful career in mechanical engineering and then left to pursue comedy. The phrase "writing and performing jokes for local sketch television show" indicates that the person became involved in comedy through a television show. Among the given options, Almost Live is the only one that fits this description.

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  • 4. 

    Bill Nye science experiment show, with the theme song ‘science rules’ ran from 1994 to 1999 on the Seattle public television station, how many Emmy award did the show win?

    • A.

      21

    • B.

      18

    • C.

      20

    • D.

      19

    Correct Answer
    D. 19
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 19. The Bill Nye science experiment show, which aired from 1994 to 1999, won a total of 19 Emmy awards.

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  • 5. 

    With the success of his show, Bill Nye continued to advocate for science, he later becomes the CEO of the?

    • A.

      Planetary Society

    • B.

      Mr. Wizard

    • C.

      Science Show

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Planetary Society
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Planetary Society." This is because the question states that Bill Nye continued to advocate for science after the success of his show. The Planetary Society is a non-profit organization that promotes space exploration and the understanding of the universe through scientific research and education. As the CEO of the Planetary Society, Bill Nye would have a platform to further advocate for science and continue his passion for promoting scientific knowledge.

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  • 6. 

    Bill Nye professional life started from Seattle but he is from Los Angeles, born in Washington, what is the year of his birth?

    • A.

      1990

    • B.

      1930

    • C.

      1950

    • D.

      1955

    Correct Answer
    D. 1955
    Explanation
    Bill Nye was born in 1955 in Washington. Although his professional life started in Seattle, he is originally from Los Angeles.

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  • 7. 

    He was drafted in the world war II and a veteran, whose experience without electricity in a Japanese prisoner of war camp led him to become a?

    • A.

      General

    • B.

      Scandinavian

    • C.

      Sundial Enthusiast

    • D.

      Scientist

    Correct Answer
    C. Sundial Enthusiast
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Sundial Enthusiast. The individual's experience without electricity in a Japanese prisoner of war camp during World War II led him to develop an interest in sundials. This suggests that he became a sundial enthusiast as a result of his experiences during the war.

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  • 8. 

    He was among a small elite group of young women known who the Navy enlisted to help crack the codes that were used by the Japanese and German military, the group name was?

    • A.

      Goucher girls

    • B.

      Sundial

    • C.

      Pandora

    • D.

      Top-decode

    Correct Answer
    A. Goucher girls
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Goucher girls." The question mentions a small elite group of young women who were enlisted by the Navy to help crack codes used by the Japanese and German military. The term "Goucher girls" refers to these women, indicating that they were from Goucher College and were part of this specialized group.

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  • 9. 

    He attended Lafayette Elementary and Alice Deal Junior High in the city, he was accepted to the private Sidwell Friends School on a partial scholarship and graduated in what year?

    • A.

      1992

    • B.

      1950

    • C.

      1974

    • D.

      1973

    Correct Answer
    D. 1973
    Explanation
    The given passage mentions that the person attended Lafayette Elementary and Alice Deal Junior High before being accepted to Sidwell Friends School on a partial scholarship. The passage does not provide any information about the person's age or any other specific details that would help determine the graduation year. Therefore, without any additional information, it is not possible to determine the exact graduation year.

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  • 10. 

    Bill studied mechanical engineering at Cornell University and graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering in what year?

    • A.

      1960

    • B.

      1977

    • C.

      1976

    • D.

      1957

    Correct Answer
    B. 1977
    Explanation
    Bill studied mechanical engineering at Cornell University and graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering in 1977.

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