Easy Science Trivia Questions IIFree Trivia Questions - Printable
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Where would you find the Sea of Tranquility?
b. The Pacific Ocean
c. The Atlantic Ocean
d. The Moon
The Moon - In 1965, the Ranger 8 was deliberately crashed in the Sea of Tranquility.
What is the chemical symbol for gold?
Au - Gold has been known since prehistoric times. It is a soft metal, whose atomic number is 79.
Which of these animals is an herbivore?
Cow - An herbivore is an animal that only eats plants.
If you suffer from lygophobia, what are you afraid of?
b. The Dark
The Dark - Lachanophobia is the fear of vegetables.
What did astronauts claim the moon smelled like?
b. Burnt gunpowder
c. Propane gas
Burnt gunpowder - Moon rocks on earth have virtually no smell.
Where would you find a proboscis?
a. A person's face
b. In Africa
c. On a tree
d. In the ocean
A person's face - Proboscis is another word for nose.
How many bones are in a shark's body?
0 - Sharks do not have any bones. Their skeleton is made of cartilage.
Which of these is another word/phrase for Tsunami?
c. Tidal wave
Tidal wave - Tsunamis are often caused by earthquakes.
What do you call a person who studies rocks?
a. A biologist
b. A geologist
c. An ornithologist
d. An Archeologist
A geologist - Geologists are often employed by mining and oil companies.
Where is the largest desert on earth?
c. North America
Antarctica - The continent of Antarctica is a cold desert.
Gregor Mendel performed experiments on which of the following?
Plants - Gregor Mendel is famous for his work with pea plants. He made great strides in the field of
If it is -40 Celsius, what is the temperature in Fahrenheit?
-40 - The boiling point of water in Celsius is one hundred, whereas it is 212 in Fahrenheit.
What does a cord measure?
Wood - A cord occupies about 128 cubic feet.
When was the planet Neptune discovered?
1846 - Neptune is the seventh planet from the sun. It was named after the god of the sea.
Which of these planets does not have any satellites?
Mercury - Mercury was named after the messenger of the gods. It is the closest planet to the sun.
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