Science Vocabulary Quiz

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Science is a branch of study dealing with facts or truths arranged and showing the operation of general laws. This quiz tests on the wide vocabulary used in the Science subject. To gauge your science vocabulary knowledge take this quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Current is defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      The amount of money in circulation

    • B. 

      The flow of lava as it rushes out of a volcano

    • C. 

      The flow of electricity in a conductor

  • 2. 
    Electricity is defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      The physical phenomenon caused by charged particles flowing between points having different electrical charges

    • B. 

      The feeling you have when you meet someone new

    • C. 

      The amount of light coming from a lightbulb

  • 3. 
    Electromagnet is defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      An electrical charge from a wall socket

    • B. 

      Electrons in an inclosed environment with magnets on it

    • C. 

      A magnet in which an iron or steel core is magnetized by the electric current in the coil of insulated wire wound around it

  • 4. 
    Force is defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      The Jedi have it

    • B. 

      Active power, energy or physical strength

    • C. 

      A field of energy in outer space

  • 5. 
    Electron is defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      A type of breakfast cereal

    • B. 

      A large machine for sorting metal

    • C. 

      A negatively charged particle which exists independently or outside the nucleus of an atom

  • 6. 
    Magnet is defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      An object that attracts iron and some other materials with its natural or induced force field that surrounds it

    • B. 

      A large net for catching mag birds

    • C. 

      Iron and rocks ground up in a fine powder

  • 7. 
    Battery is defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      A car engine that has electrons in it

    • B. 

      Beaten up metal parts used for generating electricity

    • C. 

      A device that generates electricity through chemical reactions

  • 8. 
    Lodestone is defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      A diamond that is unusually heavy in weight

    • B. 

      A rock that possesses magnetic properties and attracts iron and magnetite

    • C. 

      Large mountains in the south of France

  • 9. 
    Attract is defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      To cause something to come near

    • B. 

      To wink at someone

    • C. 

      To smell very good after using cologne or perfume

  • 10. 
    Repel is defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      To drive away or force backwards

    • B. 

      To travel uphill on a donkey

    • C. 

      To move with a sideways motion

  • 11. 
    Circuit is defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      A large tent where clowns and elephants gather

    • B. 

      An arrangement of electronic elements like conductors through which electric current moves

    • C. 

      A running course that has some weight lifting activities

  • 12. 
    Compass is defined as which of the following?
    • A. 

      A drawing implement

    • B. 

      A round candle used to get rid of mosquitos

    • C. 

      An instrument for determining direction. This type of instrument has a horizontal magnetic needle that rotates freely until it points to the magnetic north