Are You Genius In General Science?

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Test your Knowledge about General Science


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is defined as the average distance from the Earth to the Sun?
    • A. 

      Astronomical Unit

    • B. 

      Parsec

    • C. 

      Astrological Unit

    • D. 

      Light Year

  • 2. 
    Who is responsible for the Lost Continent of Atlantis theory?
    • A. 

      Archimedes

    • B. 

      Aristotle

    • C. 

      Plato

    • D. 

      Socrates

  • 3. 
    Besides the V rockets for Germany, what was the most famous rocket that von Braun developed?
    • A. 

      Atlas

    • B. 

      Agena

    • C. 

      Titan

    • D. 

      Saturn

  • 4. 
    Who was the first President of the "Planetary Society", an organization of amateur astronomers?
    • A. 

      Caldwell Johnson

    • B. 

      Carl Sagan

    • C. 

      Frank Drake

    • D. 

      Maxime Faget

  • 5. 
    When were the first world climate maps charted?
    • A. 

      1869

    • B. 

      1875

    • C. 

      1853

    • D. 

      1835

  • 6. 
    What does one call a smaller stream that parallels a larger stream and finally enters the larger stream?
    • A. 

      Yahoo Stream

    • B. 

      Yazoo Stream

    • C. 

      Wazoo Stream

    • D. 

      Wahoo Stream

  • 7. 
    What term describes what happens when ice breaks off a main glacier and becomes an iceberg?
    • A. 

      Birthing

    • B. 

      Herding

    • C. 

      Calving

    • D. 

      Berging

  • 8. 
    What does MAST stand for in medical terms?
    • A. 

      Military Anti-Shock Trousers

    • B. 

      Medical Anti-System Turbulence

    • C. 

      Mid-Axial System Transmission

    • D. 

      Medical Anti-Sepsis Trousers

  • 9. 
    Which inhospitable desert holds the world's richest deposits of dinosaur remains?
    • A. 

      Mohave

    • B. 

      Sahara

    • C. 

      Sonora

    • D. 

      Gobi

  • 10. 
    How many nautical miles offshore is a nation's exclusive commercial fishing zone, according to the United Nations?
    • A. 

      300 Miles

    • B. 

      200 Miles

    • C. 

      100 Miles

    • D. 

      50 Miles

  • 11. 
    Which song was used to wake up the first Space Shuttle crew in orbit?
    • A. 

      On The Road Again

    • B. 

      Wake Up Little Susie

    • C. 

      2001: A Space Odyssey

    • D. 

      Wake Up Sleepy Head

  • 12. 
    How many forms are in the Wing Chun system?
    • A. 

      Too Numerous To Mention

    • B. 

      100

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      8

  • 13. 
    The modern equivalent of Aristotle's polis is an independent unit called what?
    • A. 

      Municipality

    • B. 

      Town

    • C. 

      Berg

    • D. 

      State

  • 14. 
    Which of the following books has Carl Sagan not authored?
    • A. 

      Broca's Brain

    • B. 

      Skeptics And True Believers

    • C. 

      The Dragons Of Eden

    • D. 

      Billions & Billions

  • 15. 
    During the seventeen hundreds, what creature was thought to excrete blood through its skin?
    • A. 

      Tarantula

    • B. 

      Hippopotamus

    • C. 

      Lemming

    • D. 

      Piranha

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