General Science 4 - Answers

Published: Tuesday 14th April 2015
  1. What is the chemical name for Quicklime? Calcium Oxide.
  2. Which is the longest bone in the human arm? Humerus.
  3. What is the name of the largest moon of Saturn? Titan.
  4. Which cereal crop can survive the widest range of climatic conditions? Barley.
  5. To which animal disease has the human condition CJD been linked? BSE
  6. Which metal is used to manufacture thermometers? Mercury.
  7. In computer technology what does the acronym HTML stand for? Hyper Text Mark up Language.
  8. What type of animal can be described as Ursine? Bears.
  9. What colour is Copper Sulphate solution? Blue.
  10. Who was the first person to split the atom? Ernest Rutherford.
  11. What did Sir Frank Whittle invent? The jet engine.
  12. Which was the third country to have a man in space? Czechoslovakia.
  13. From which family of plants is bamboo? Grass.
  14. Which part of the body is affected by lumbago? The back.
  15. What is the other name for the Vitamin B2? Riboflavin.
  16. Which British bird has the Latin name Pica pica? Magpie.
  17. What sugar is found in milk? Lactose.
  18. The pilchard is a member of which fish family? Herring.
  19. Dry Ice is a form of which gas? Carbon Dioxide.
  20. Which is the largest planet in the solar system? Jupiter.


  1. Lesley says:

    Absolutely brilliant. As 70 somethings we occasionally get together with a neighbour for an evening meal. This is the only ‘free’ site with answers that I can understand. Many thanks to you for your Quiz Site.

  2. Rhonda Kinniburgh says:

    Thank you, I take these quizzes to the aged care every week and these questions really make them think. Some maybe a bit hard, but we have a lot of fun trying to find the answers. Hope to see more easier general quizzes. Cheers

  3. Linda says:

    Thank you for this.

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