Test Your General Science Knowledge

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  • 1. 
    What year did William Fox Talbot produce early permanent photographs through his own calotype process?
    • A. 

      1934

    • B. 

      1936

    • C. 

      1965

    • D. 

      1835

  • 2. 
    What year did William Fox Talbot invent the positive/negative process of photography used in all modern photography?
    • A. 

      1988

    • B. 

      1925

    • C. 

      1957

    • D. 

      1840

  • 3. 
    Who has been called the father of electricity?
    • A. 

      Michael Faraday

    • B. 

      Dr. Michael C.J. Cowpland

    • C. 

      Joseph Charyk

    • D. 

      Robert Noyce

  • 4. 
    Who's the founder of a successful media enterprise which supplies financial and business information?
    • A. 

      Michael Bloomberg

    • B. 

      Charles Babbage

    • C. 

      Dan Bricklin

    • D. 

      Mel Karmazin

  • 5. 
    What is the total voltage of a series circuit using 5 AA batteries?
    • A. 

      1.5 Volts

    • B. 

      5 Volts

    • C. 

      7.5 Volts

    • D. 

      15.Volts

  • 6. 
    What is the total voltage of a series circuit using 3 D cells?
    • A. 

      6 Volts

    • B. 

      12 Volts

    • C. 

      4.5 Volts

    • D. 

      24 Volts

  • 7. 
    Which aeronautical term fits a lighter-than-air craft that can be steered and propelled through the air?
    • A. 

      Glider

    • B. 

      Plane

    • C. 

      Spy Plane

    • D. 

      Airship

  • 8. 
    What is an unpowered lighter-than-air craft called?
    • A. 

      Rotorcraft

    • B. 

      Balloon

    • C. 

      Glider

    • D. 

      Ruddervators

  • 9. 
    What is a combination of the function of the elevators and ailerons in one?
    • A. 

      Rollie

    • B. 

      Elevators

    • C. 

      Jet Propulsion

    • D. 

      Elevons

  • 10. 
    Which aeronautical term is an aircraft that derives its lift from rotating lifting surfaces?
    • A. 

      Control Surfacing

    • B. 

      Moon Walking

    • C. 

      Rotorcraft

    • D. 

      Ballooning

  • 11. 
    What is used to control yaw in flight?
    • A. 

      Rudder

    • B. 

      Control Surface

    • C. 

      Wings

    • D. 

      Cabin Pressure

  • 12. 
    Which aeronautical term is a combination of the function of the rudder and elevators in one?
    • A. 

      Airship

    • B. 

      Aviator

    • C. 

      Glider

    • D. 

      Ruddervators

  • 13. 
    Which aeronautical term is a direction in which an aircraft is moving relative to the ground?
    • A. 

      Track

    • B. 

      Yaw

    • C. 

      Uplift

    • D. 

      Field Effect

  • 14. 
    What is a small, powered aircraft, which is extremely light and seats only one or two occupants?
    • A. 

      Ultralight

    • B. 

      Dirigible

    • C. 

      Glider

    • D. 

      Rudder

  • 15. 
    What does the IEEE stand for?
    • A. 

      Institute Of Electricians And Electrical Engineers

    • B. 

      Institute Of Electron And Energy Engineers

    • C. 

      Institute Of Electrical And Electronics Engineers

    • D. 

      Institute Of Energy Educators And Engineers

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