Trivia Quiz: General Science Basic Test!

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Are you looking for a trivia quiz to prepare you on a general science basic test? Science is the study of living things and their interaction with their environment. To better understand all you have learnt in your science class, you need to keep testing yourself, and the quiz below is a perfect start. Do give it a chance and be a step closer to getting the grade you need in the test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    _______ are necessary for the body's maintenance, growth, and repair.
    • A. 

      Proteins

    • B. 

      Fats

    • C. 

      Carbohydrates

    • D. 

      Vitamins

  • 2. 
    On a Fahrenheit thermometer the boiling point of water at sea level is?
    • A. 

      100 degrees

    • B. 

      180 degrees

    • C. 

      212 degrees

    • D. 

      373 degrees

  • 3. 
    The process by which blood cells absorb oxygen and eliminate carbon dioxide and water vapor is called?
    • A. 

      Decomposition

    • B. 

      Photosynthesis

    • C. 

      Oxidation

    • D. 

      Respiration

  • 4. 
    _____ carry blood back to the heart from the capillaries.
    • A. 

      Arteries

    • B. 

      Veins

    • C. 

      Ventricles

    • D. 

      Red blood cells

  • 5. 
    Which of the following depicts a chemical process?
    • A. 

      Helium is combined with neon.

    • B. 

      Iron forms rust.

    • C. 

      Water causes soil erosion.

    • D. 

      Ice melts.

  • 6. 
    What type of blood is a universal donor?
    • A. 

      O

    • B. 

      A

    • C. 

      AB

    • D. 

      B

  • 7. 
    Blood enters the right atrium of the heart from the
    • A. 

      Aorta

    • B. 

      Pulmonary vein

    • C. 

      Vena cava

  • 8. 
    Which of the following substances has the highest pH?
    • A. 

      Ammonia

    • B. 

      Isopropyl alcohol

    • C. 

      Water

    • D. 

      Battery acid

  • 9. 
    The bulk of digestion takes place in the
    • A. 

      Pancreas

    • B. 

      Stomach

    • C. 

      Small intestine

    • D. 

      Large intestine

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT part of a female reproductive system?
    • A. 

      Oviduct

    • B. 

      Ovary

    • C. 

      Uterus

    • D. 

      Testes

  • 11. 
    A ______ is a unit of inheritance.
    • A. 

      Phenotype

    • B. 

      Genotype

    • C. 

      Allele

    • D. 

      Gene

  • 12. 
    Which of the following is a sedimentary rock?
    • A. 

      Granite

    • B. 

      Marble

    • C. 

      Shale

    • D. 

      Slate

  • 13. 
    This is the collection of all populations of a habitiat.
    • A. 

      Community

    • B. 

      Population

    • C. 

      Ecosystem

    • D. 

      Biome

  • 14. 
    A vulture would be considered a
    • A. 

      Producer

    • B. 

      Decomposer

    • C. 

      Scavenger

    • D. 

      Consumer

  • 15. 
    What type of rock is obsidian?
    • A. 

      Sedimentary

    • B. 

      Igneous

    • C. 

      Metamorphic

  • 16. 
    During a lunar eclipse
    • A. 

      The Moon lies between the Earth and Sun

    • B. 

      The Sun lies between the Moon and Earth

    • C. 

      The Earth lies between the Moon and Sun

  • 17. 
    A centimeter is
    • A. 

      One one-hundredth of a meter

    • B. 

      One one-thousandth of a meter

    • C. 

      One-tenth of a meter

  • 18. 
    Momentum is
    • A. 

      The push or pull that forces an object to change its speed or direction.

    • B. 

      The rate of change of velocity.

    • C. 

      The rate at which an object changes position.

    • D. 

      The tendency of an object to continue moving in the same direction.

  • 19. 
    What color light has the highest frequency?
    • A. 

      Yellow

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Red

    • D. 

      Violet

  • 20. 
    The major portion of an atom's mass consists of
    • A. 

      Neutrons and protons

    • B. 

      Electrons and protons

    • C. 

      Electrons and neutrons

    • D. 

      Neutrons and positrons

  • 21. 
    Which of the following is NOT an example of an arthropod?
    • A. 

      Crab

    • B. 

      Centipede

    • C. 

      Sea horse

    • D. 

      Spider

  • 22. 
    Table salt is considered
    • A. 

      Ionic compound

    • B. 

      Ion

    • C. 

      Covalent compound

  • 23. 
    Over the course of 24 hours
    • A. 

      The Earth rotates 360 degrees around the Sun

    • B. 

      The Moon rotates 360 degrees around the Earth

    • C. 

      The Earth rotates 360 degrees about its axis

    • D. 

      The Moon rotates 360 degrees about its axis

  • 24. 
    Which of the following kingdoms is considered the most primitive?
    • A. 

      Fungi

    • B. 

      Protista

    • C. 

      Monera

    • D. 

      Plantae

  • 25. 
    Which of the following is the phylum that includes man?
    • A. 

      Animalia

    • B. 

      Chordata

    • C. 

      Mammalia

    • D. 

      Primata

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