Normal Science & Technology Quiz
1 - Roughtly how long ago did the Sun form?
One hundred and twenty million years agoOne billion years agoFive billions years agoTwelve billions years ago
One hundred and twenty million years ago
One billion years ago
Five billions years ago
Twelve billions years ago
2 - Which of these is a star?
3 - 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
4 - From which country is Linus Torvalds, writer of the Linux kernel?
FinlandSwedenUnited KingdomUnited States
5 - What is the most massive planet in the Solar System?
6 - 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
7 - How many dwarf planets are currently recognised by the International Astronomical Union in our solar system?
8 - What is the name of Pluto's satellite?
CentaurCharonChronosPluto does not have a satelite
Pluto does not have a satelite
9 - 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
10 - Who developed the laws of electromagnetic induction?
11 - Brass is an alloy of which two metals?
gold and coppergold and tincopper and tincopper and zinc
gold and copper
gold and tin
copper and tin
copper and zinc
12 - 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
13 - 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
14 - To which country does the .ie domain suffix belong?
15 - 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
16 - Which of these is not a moon of Uranus?
17 - Richard Feynman is a famous:
18 - Who allegedly invented a mechanism where a pipe fitted in spiral inside a tube will raise water or grain when turned?
William GilbertWilliam BickfordCtesibiusArchimedes
19 - Which of the following companies has not developed an 'Office suite' of programs for the Windows OS?
20 - In the English system of measurement, what was the original value of a yard? (it is now 36 inches)
the distance between the king's nose and thumb if he stuck his arm out at a right angle with his thumb pointed upthe distance between the front and back legs of the finest horse in the king's stablesthe longest distance the king could cover in one stridethe distance the king could throw a specific weighted ball called the Canterbury Sphere
the distance between the king's nose and thumb if he stuck his arm out at a right angle with his thumb pointed up
the distance between the front and back legs of the finest horse in the king's stables
the longest distance the king could cover in one stride
the distance the king could throw a specific weighted ball called the Canterbury Sphere