Quiz: You May Be a True Science Fan If You Know 27/35 of These General Science Facts!
You May Be a True Science Fan If You Know 27/35 of These General Science Facts!
By: Robin Tyler
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About This Quiz

Weird science!

Well, it can be weird. It's also fascinating and when talking about general science, there are so many subjects that fall under that umbrella. Mankind has relied on scientific discoveries to evolve as a species and without those in the field that daily look at ways to cure disease, harness natural energy sources or just find a way to burn fossil fuels more efficiently, we would not have advanced from the stone age!

Science is responsible for many things, great inventions, miracle cures and much, much more. 

But much of it is also weird and filled with the most incredible facts, many of them pertaining not only to the traditional parts of science, the periodic table and the like, but to nature, space and everything in between.

So what can you expect of this 35-question general science facts quiz?

Well, to begin with, a range of questions taken from all over the wide realm of general science. Questions about nature, space, chemistry, you name it and we have a question to cover it. And for that reason, your knowledge of general science facts better be on point!

Let's see how well you do as you try to beat our 27/35 benchmark!

Good luck!

1 of 35
Give us the chemical makeup of water, please.
2 of 35
Planet Earth is what distance from the sun?
3 of 35
Name something in the human body that opens and closes 4,200,000 a year?
4 of 35
How much of the land area on Earth is fertile?
5 of 35
In nature, a hummingbird can flap its wings how many times per second?
6 of 35
The universe is made up of how many galaxies?
7 of 35
Where is the largest reef in the world located?
9 of 35
Which area on earth contains 75 percent of the world's volcanoes?
10 of 35
The eye can differentiate between ______ colors.
11 of 35
Blood vessels are found throughout the human body. If put end to end, how long would they be?
12 of 35
Sneezing is impossible with your eyes open. True or false?
13 of 35
With what part of their bodies do butterflies taste?
14 of 35
Do you know where a cricket's ears are located?
15 of 35
Does sound travel faster in water or air?
16 of 35
How many times faster does it travel in that medium?
17 of 35
Velcro was inspired by which of these found in nature?
18 of 35
On the periodic table, which element makes up a diamond?
19 of 35
If hydrogen burns in air, what compound is formed?
20 of 35
Of all the elements, which is the most abundant in the universe?
21 of 35
Common houseflies live for how long?
22 of 35
On a clear day, the sun can penetrate up to how deep into the ocean?
23 of 35
Licking a stamp means you have consumed 1/10 of a calorie. True or false.
24 of 35
Identify the part of the human body that never stops growing.
25 of 35
Can bats walk?
26 of 35
How long does it take for light from the sun to reach the Earth?
27 of 35
We know tigers have stripes. But where do they come from, their skin or their fur?
28 of 35
A shark skeleton is made from which of these options?
30 of 35
Along with fingerprints, what other print is unique to an individual?
31 of 35
On average, a human can produce how much saliva each day?
32 of 35
Astronauts are taller when returning from space. True or false?
33 of 35
Muscles make up about a quarter of a human's body weight. True or false?
34 of 35
The highest ever recorded temperature on Earth was _______.
35 of 35
Which is the only letter in the alphabet not found in the Periodic Table of Elements?
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