Normal Science & Technology Quiz
1 - What is the sun expected to become at the end of its life?
A black dwarfA white dwarfA red dwarfA yellow dwarf
A black dwarf
A white dwarf
A red dwarf
A yellow dwarf
2 - What is the A380?
The biggest civilian aircraft ever, built by AirbusThe code name for AMD's next-generation laptop chipsThe model of the rocket used by China to send its first astronaut in spaceA supersonic military transport aircraft being developed by Boing
The biggest civilian aircraft ever, built by Airbus
The code name for AMD's next-generation laptop chips
The model of the rocket used by China to send its first astronaut in space
A supersonic military transport aircraft being developed by Boing
3 - Who developed the laws of electromagnetic induction?
4 - Which of the following companies has not developed an 'Office suite' of programs for the Windows OS?
5 - How many pairs of chromosomes does a human usually have?
6 - Euclid's 'The Elements' is a book about what?
Earth, Water, Wind, FireGeometry and ReasoningAtomic Structure and PropertiesThe Scientific Method
Earth, Water, Wind, Fire
Geometry and Reasoning
Atomic Structure and Properties
The Scientific Method
7 - Who owns the trademark C(ompact) D(isc)?
8 - What does the acronym ASCII stand for?
American Standard Coding for International InterchangeAutomated Standard Coding for Information InterchangeAmerican Standard Code for Information InterchangeAutomated Standard Code for International Interchange
American Standard Coding for International Interchange
Automated Standard Coding for Information Interchange
American Standard Code for Information Interchange
Automated Standard Code for International Interchange
9 - What molecule is shown below, in the standard colors for atoms?
Carbon DioxydeWaterDi-OxygenNitrogen Dioxyde
10 - What is a prion?
A neutrally-charged elementary particleA protein believed to be responsible for the Creutzfeld-Jakob diseaseA GPS-controlled Chinese anti-aircraft missileA radio-active element used in certain atomic calculators
A neutrally-charged elementary particle
A protein believed to be responsible for the Creutzfeld-Jakob disease
A GPS-controlled Chinese anti-aircraft missile
A radio-active element used in certain atomic calculators
11 - What is El Nino?
The surname given to Ventura Reyes PrósperA major warming of the equatorial waters in the Pacific OceanA particularly damaging type of hurricaneThe nine forms the Ebola disease can take
The surname given to Ventura Reyes Prósper
A major warming of the equatorial waters in the Pacific Ocean
A particularly damaging type of hurricane
The nine forms the Ebola disease can take
12 - What particularity of Europa is of particular interest to scientists?
It is believed to be the last remain of a planet having collided with JupiterIts atmosphere is very rich in oxygenRocks covering its surface might date from the beginning of the Solar SystemThere is a remote possibility that its ice-covered oceans might harbor life
It is believed to be the last remain of a planet having collided with Jupiter
Its atmosphere is very rich in oxygen
Rocks covering its surface might date from the beginning of the Solar System
There is a remote possibility that its ice-covered oceans might harbor life
13 - What is approximatively the circumference of the Earth?
12000 km (7458 miles)26000 km (16159 miles)40000 km (24860 miles)63000 km (39154 miles)
12000 km (7458 miles)
26000 km (16159 miles)
40000 km (24860 miles)
63000 km (39154 miles)
14 - Which of these is a self propagating, self replicating computer program?
15 - What is the most massive planet in the Solar System?
16 - In the name of the disc type, what does CD stand for?
compressed disk formatcomputer diskcompressed datacompact disc
compressed disk format
17 - Which of these is heavier ?
A brown dwarfA white dwarfJupiterAll the solar planets put together, except for Jupiter
A brown dwarf
All the solar planets put together, except for Jupiter
18 - For what accomplishment did Einstein receive a Physic Nobel Prize?
The discovery of the Law of the Photoelectric EffectThe Theory of Special RelativityThe Theory of General RelativityThe discovery of radio-activity
The discovery of the Law of the Photoelectric Effect
The Theory of Special Relativity
The Theory of General Relativity
The discovery of radio-activity
19 - How was the length of a meter originally defined?
As 0.5 French Royal YardsAs the distance sound travels in 1/100th of a secondAs the length of a specially made rod of arbitrary lengthAs one ten-millioneth of the distance between the pole and the equator
As 0.5 French Royal Yards
As the distance sound travels in 1/100th of a second
As the length of a specially made rod of arbitrary length
As one ten-millioneth of the distance between the pole and the equator
20 - How many dwarf planets are currently recognised by the International Astronomical Union in our solar system?