Test Your Scientific Knowledge

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Test Your Scientific Knowledge - Quiz

Science fanatics who have vast knowledge on the matter try out this quiz. It will gauge and test how much scientific knowledge you really have. It is a good scientific treat.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Iron can be found in the solid as well as the liquid state.A single iron atom in the solid state is _______________that in the liquid state.
    • A. 

      Smaller than

    • B. 

      Heavier than

    • C. 

      Bigger than

    • D. 

      The same as

  • 2. 
    Cells that conduct messages are known as.....
    • A. 

      Skin cells

    • B. 

      Nerve cells

    • C. 

      Blood cells

    • D. 

      Kidney cells

  • 3. 
    Three gases found in the Earth's atmosphere are carbon dioxide,nitrogen and oxygen.What is their order of abundance from greatest to least????
    • A. 

      Nitrogen,Oxygen,Carbon Dioxide

    • B. 

      Nitrogen,Carbon Dioxide,Oxygen

    • C. 

      Oxygen,Nitrogen,Carbon Dioxide

    • D. 

      Carbon Dioxide,Oxygen,Nitrogen

  • 4. 
    Which characteristic is found only in mammals???
    • A. 

      Eyes that detect colour

    • B. 

      Glands that make milk

    • C. 

      Skin that absorbs oxygen

    • D. 

      Bodies that are protected by scales

  • 5. 
    What is the primary function of the large leaves found in the seedlings growing in the forest???
    • A. 

      To provide shade for root systems

    • B. 

      To get rid of excess water that is entering through the roots

    • C. 

      To allow for leaf damage by insects

    • D. 

      To gather as much light as possible for photosynthesis

  • 6. 
    Some white blood cells destroy harmful bacteria within the human body by engulfing them and digesting them,in the same way that amoeba engulf their food.Which of the following characteristics of some white blood cells allows them to do this???
    • A. 

      The ability to divide

    • B. 

      The presence of a nucleus

    • C. 

      The ability to change shape

    • D. 

      The absence of any haemoglobin

  • 7. 
    If we consider the constituent atoms of the moon and the earth,we will find that....
    • A. 

      The moon and the earth are made up of the same basic elements

    • B. 

      The moon and the earth are made up of the same single element

    • C. 

      The moon is made up of elements that are totally different from those of the earth.

    • D. 

      The moon and the earth are each made up of a single element,but they are different.

  • 8. 
    Shown here is the life cycle of the common frog.If we compare the adult frog to the tadpole,we would see that there are no visible similarities between them.A complete change in physical appearance happens through various stages from tadpole to adult.Given below are the stages of development in various organisms.Whose development is similar to that of the frog???
    • A. 

      Egg>>>Chick>>>Hen>>>Egg

    • B. 

      Egg>>fry>>Adult fish>>Egg

    • C. 

      Egg>>duckling>>Duck>>Egg

    • D. 

      Egg>>caterpilar>>pupa>>butterfly>>Egg

  • 9. 
    Antibiotics are drugs used against bacterial infections.One of the most common side effects of antibiotics is diarrhoea.Scientists wanted to find out if eating yogurt can lessen the side effects of the medication.For this they gave yogurt to a group of people on antibiotics,who were known to suffer the side effects of antibiotics and recorded the observations.In order to reach a conclusion for the study,which of the following needs to be measured???  
    • A. 

      The frequency and duration of fever

    • B. 

      The incidence and severity of diarrhoea

    • C. 

      The water loss caused due to diarrhoea

    • D. 

      The count of pathogenic bacteria in the blood

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