Amazing Trivia Quiz On General Science

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  • 1. 
    Why do golf balls have dimples on them?
    • A. 

      To Reduce Drag

    • B. 

      To Make Them Bounce Consistently

    • C. 

      For Appearance

    • D. 

      To Help Them Hold Their Shape

  • 2. 
    What does a capacitor do?
    • A. 

      Caps Off The Flow Of Electricity

    • B. 

      Splits The Electrical Charge Into Two Directions

    • C. 

      Changes Current Value

    • D. 

      Stores Electrical Charge

  • 3. 
    The speed of light is exactly?
    • A. 

      186,282 Miles Per Mili-Second

    • B. 

      186,282 Miles Per Minute

    • C. 

      186,282 Miles Per Hour

    • D. 

      186,282 Miles Per Second

  • 4. 
    The color of light is determined by what?
    • A. 

      Distance It Travels

    • B. 

      Atmospheric Conditions

    • C. 

      Intensity Of The Power Source

    • D. 

      Its Wavelength

  • 5. 
    Which one of these colors is NOT part of the primary colors of light?
    • A. 

      White

    • B. 

      Red

    • C. 

      Violet

    • D. 

      Orange

  • 6. 
    What is the difference in sound pitch that you hear from a train coming toward you as opposed to one going away from you called?
    • A. 

      Distance Pitch Effect

    • B. 

      Amplification Differencing Distance Effect

    • C. 

      Doppler Effect

    • D. 

      Distance Effect

  • 7. 
    Which of these is the formula to convert Fahrenheit to Celsius?
    • A. 

      C = F * 5/9

    • B. 

      C = F * [ F / 32 ]

    • C. 

      C = 5/9 [ F - 32 ]

    • D. 

      C = F / 32 * 5/9

  • 8. 
    A meter is equivalent to how many millimeters?
    • A. 

      100

    • B. 

      10

    • C. 

      10,000

    • D. 

      1,000

  • 9. 
    A "philatelist" is a what?
    • A. 

      Stamp Collector

    • B. 

      Flute Player

    • C. 

      Charitable Fellow

    • D. 

      Someone From Philadelphia

  • 10. 
    What is the name for the narrow part in the middle of a standard hour glass?
    • A. 

      Waist

    • B. 

      Bilge

    • C. 

      Centrafuge

    • D. 

      Tenner

  • 11. 
    What is the usual ounce capacity of a jigger?
    • A. 

      One And One-Half Ounces

    • B. 

      2 Ounces

    • C. 

      3/4 Of An Ounce

    • D. 

      1/2 Of An Ounce

  • 12. 
    A pyramid with a square base has four edges at its base and a total of how many edges overall?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      10

  • 13. 
    What weapon did General Patton think so highly of that he claimed that it helped win the war for the U.S. during WWII?
    • A. 

      Colt .45 Auto

    • B. 

      Flamethrower

    • C. 

      Pershing Tank

    • D. 

      M1 Garand Rifle

  • 14. 
    At what temperature does water first boil?
    • A. 

      212 Degrees F.

    • B. 

      1000 Degrees F.

    • C. 

      32 Degrees F.

    • D. 

      100 Degrees F.

  • 15. 
    The medical term "prone" is best defined as what?
    • A. 

      Having Symptoms

    • B. 

      Hardening

    • C. 

      Lying On The Stomach

    • D. 

      Unconscious State

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