General Science 6 - Answers

Published: Monday 9th September 2019A free quiz about all aspects of science and nature.
  1. After the Sun, which is the closest star to Earth? Proxima Centauri.
  2. Merino,Dorset Horn and Cheviot are breeds of which farm animal? Sheep.
  3. How many teeth does a human adult have? 32
  4. What is the chemical symbol for the element Zirconium? Zr.
  5. What is the common name for the bird with the scientific name Puffinus puffinus? Manx Shearwater.
  6. In imperial units what do 220 yards represent? One Furlong.
  7. Which tubes connects the Kidneys to the Bladder? Ureters.
  8. How would the number ten be written in binary? 1010
  9. What are the names of the two moons of Mars? Phobos and Deimos.
  10. In science what do the letters LED stand for? Light Emitting Diode.
  11. What number represents a hurricane on the Beaufort Scale? 12
  12. What medical condition is caused by a deficiency of iron in the diet? Anaemia.
  13. Which of the Halogens is liquid at room temperature? Bromine.
  14. In the UK by what name is the crane fly better known? Daddy Long-Legs.
  15. What is the sum of the internal angles of a simple pentagon? 540 degrees.
  16. Tocopherols are related to which vitamin? Vitamin E.
  17. What name is given for the young of a ferret? A Kit.
  18. Which infectious disease has the scientific name Morbilli? Measles.
  19. What is the chemical Ethylene Glycol used for? Anti-freeze.
  20. Which is the longest bone in the human body? Femur.

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