Test Your Knowledge Of Science: 1 In 4 People Fail This Quiz!

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Test Your Knowledge Of Science: 1 In 4 People Fail This Quiz!

This is a copy of the National Science Foundation's simple quiz regarding scientific knowledge in the United States. 1 in 4 people fail this test. This is why Bill Nye "The Science Guy" recently warned Americans that we risk losing our place in the world market. Take the quiz and see how you do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The center of the Earth is very hot. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The continents have been moving their location for millions of years and will continue to move. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Does the Earth go around the sun, or does the sun go around the Earth?
    • A. 

      The Earth goes around the sun.

    • B. 

      The sun goes around the Earth.

  • 4. 
    All radioactivity is man-made. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Electrons are smaller than atoms. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Lasers work by focusing sound waves. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The universe began with a huge explosion. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    It's the father's gene that decides whether the baby is a boy or girl. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Antibiotics kill viruses as well as bacteria. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Human beings, as we know them today, developed from earlier species of animals. True or false?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False