Physics Quizzes & Trivia

The guidebook for how the universe functions can be found hidden in physics. With our physics trivia quizzes, you can test your knowledge of the workings of the universe and the very laws of reality itself. Sounds daunting? Or right up your alley? Either way, come and challenge yourself with our fun physics trivia quizzes.

Do you know your gluons from your bosons? Can you name your simple machines? Do you know who wrote the Principia Mathematica, or is such a question too weighty of a subject for you? Place yourself in the ranks of Albert Einstein, Richard Feynman and Enrico Fermi by acing our physics trivia quizzes! Challenge yourself or challenge your friends today – we’re sure you’ll have a blast.
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Scalar and Vector are just two of the many quantities used in physics. Scalar is a quantity that is totally described by magnitude or size, whereas, a vector quantity is specified by both magnitudes as well as direction. So, here...

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    Which of the following is a physical quantity that has a magnitude but no direction?

In this quiz on the scientific topic of physics, we’ll be taking a look at the moment of force – which is defined as the measure of its tendency to cause a body to rotate about a specific point of axis. One example...

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    A SEE-SAW. On one side, there is a person with a weight of 600N. He is sitting 3m away from the pivot. On the other side, is a person weighing 450N. How far away must (s)he sit?

Questions: 23  |  Attempts: 7201   |  Last updated: Mar 18, 2020
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    One possible unit of speed is

Helps in learning definitions

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    A pull or a push applied or exerted on an object is ............................

Questions: 8  |  Attempts: 1025   |  Last updated: Aug 14, 2018
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    What is the term used to refer to the minimum energy required for a photoelectron to escape from a metal plate in a photocell?

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Physics Questions & Answers

How far away must (s)he sit? On one side of a see-saw, there is a person with a weight of 600N. He is sitting 3m away from the pivot. On the other side, is a person weighing 450N.
The answer to this is letter B. 4 meters. The reason for this is based on the weights of the people who are using the see-saw. You should remember that the person on one side is 600 N while the person on the other side is 450N. This means that witho
Who coined the equation E=mc^2 and what does it mean?
The correct answer to this question is Albert Einstein. He is a physicist, who coined the term. This is a formula, which correlates energy to mass. When he originally wrote the question, he wrote it as m=L/c2. The L represented Lagrangian, which is a
What is the difference between Stress and Strain?
Physics is one of the fields in science that deals with the physical phenomenon around man, that is matter and its behaviors through space and time. Physics involves the study of several forces such as stress and the deformation it can cause to objec
What is center of gravity?
There are two correct answers to this question, which are C. The average position of the robot s weight. and D. The average position of the robot s mass. When an object is at the center of gravity, it is equal on all sides. The center of gravity can