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The quiz below is designed for those of you who believe they are so smart when it comes to science and can never get anything wrong. It will test out what you know and prove that you are not as smart as you think. Give it a try if you are not scared.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the largest modern animal on the Earth?

    • A.

      Blue Whale

    • B.

      Tyrannosaurus Rex

    • C.

      Sperm Whale

    • D.

      Ultrasaurus

    • E.

      Godzilla

    Correct Answer
    A. Blue Whale
    Explanation
    The Blue Whale is the largest modern animal on Earth. It can grow up to 100 feet long and weigh up to 200 tons. Its size surpasses that of any other living creature, including the Tyrannosaurus Rex, Sperm Whale, Ultrasaurus, and Godzilla. The Blue Whale is known for its massive size, making it the correct answer to this question.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is a dinosaur?

    • A.

      Plesiosaurus

    • B.

      Wooly Mammoth

    • C.

      Pterodon

    • D.

      Perentie

    • E.

      American Robin

    Correct Answer
    C. Pterodon
    Explanation
    The Pteranodon, a sizable crested pterosaur or flying reptile, existed during the Cretaceous Period in regions such as Kansas, Nebraska, and other Midwestern states. Pterosaurs, distinct from birds, shared close evolutionary ties with dinosaurs.

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  • 3. 

    How many dwarf planets are in the solar system?

    • A.

      2

    • B.

      1

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      5

    • E.

      10

    Correct Answer
    D. 5
    Explanation
    As of now, there are five officially recognized dwarf planets in the solar system. These are:
    Pluto
    Eris
    Haumea
    Makemake
    Ceres
    These celestial bodies have been classified as dwarf planets by the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

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  • 4. 

    What is the approximate date for the Earth's formation?

    • A.

      4 billion BC

    • B.

      4.5 billion BC

    • C.

      4,000 BC

    • D.

      1 trillion BC

    • E.

      It was there forever

    Correct Answer
    B. 4.5 billion BC
    Explanation
    The approximate date for the Earth's formation is estimated to be around 4.5 billion BC. This estimation is based on scientific evidence and geological studies that have been conducted over the years. By analyzing the age of rocks and minerals found on Earth, scientists have been able to determine the age of our planet. This date is significant as it provides insights into the early stages of Earth's development and the formation of life on our planet.

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  • 5. 

    Now, what is the scientific name for a perentie?

    • A.

      Varnus giganteus

    • B.

      Lupus canis

    • C.

      Faunus Lacerta

    • D.

      Varnus priscus

    Correct Answer
    A. Varnus giganteus
    Explanation
    The scientific name for a perentie is Varnus giganteus.

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  • 6. 

    How long was the Mesozoic Era?

    • A.

      250 million years

    • B.

      185 million years

    • C.

      400 million years

    • D.

      65 million years

    Correct Answer
    B. 185 million years
    Explanation
    The Mesozoic Era lasted for 185 million years. This era is known as the age of the dinosaurs and is divided into three periods: the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous. It began approximately 252 million years ago and ended around 66 million years ago with the extinction of the dinosaurs. During this time, there were significant geological and biological changes, including the evolution of new species and the breakup of the supercontinent Pangaea.

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  • 7. 

    Which period lasted longer then the entire Cenozoic Era?

    • A.

      Triassic

    • B.

      Permian

    • C.

      Paleogene

    • D.

      Neogene

    • E.

      Cretaceous

    Correct Answer
    E. Cretaceous
    Explanation
    The Cretaceous period lasted longer than the entire Cenozoic Era. The Cenozoic Era is the current geological era and it began after the Cretaceous period ended. Therefore, it is logical to conclude that the Cretaceous period lasted longer than the entire Cenozoic Era.

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  • 8. 

    The periods of the Paleozoic Era are in ascending order this-

    Correct Answer
    Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous, Permian, Cambrian Ordovician Silurian Devonian Carboniferous Permian, Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous, and Permian
    Explanation
    The correct answer is that the periods of the Paleozoic Era are in ascending order as follows: Cambrian, Ordovician, Silurian, Devonian, Carboniferous, Permian. The repetition of the sequence at the end is likely a mistake or error in the given options.

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  • 9. 

    Okay, which of the following is NOT true?

    • A.

      Bird-like creatures with freakously long claws.

    • B.

      Insects with 10 limbs.

    • C.

      Multi-celluar organisms that don't use Oxygen.

    • D.

      Prehistoric lions that live in the artic.

    Correct Answer
    B. Insects with 10 limbs.
    Explanation
    The statement "Insects with 10 limbs" is not true because insects typically have six legs, not 10. Insects are characterized by their three pairs of jointed legs, which provide them with the ability to move and navigate their environment. Having 10 limbs would be an abnormality and not representative of the typical insect anatomy.

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