Normal Science & Technology Quiz
1 - What is the most massive planet in the Solar System?
2 - What is a micro-kernel?
A new breed of genetically engineered cornA computer operating system that provides a minimal set of servicesA theory in fundamental particle physics involving immutable lawsA philosophical premise that says that one should have as few axioms or assumptions as possible
A new breed of genetically engineered corn
A computer operating system that provides a minimal set of services
A theory in fundamental particle physics involving immutable laws
A philosophical premise that says that one should have as few axioms or assumptions as possible
3 - Which of the following companies has not developed an 'Office suite' of programs for the Windows OS?
4 - Refraction is due to:
Light changing frequencyLight changing speedLight changing brightnessLight changing phase
Light changing frequency
Light changing speed
Light changing brightness
Light changing phase
5 - Who created the periodic table of the elements?
6 - Who first observed the moons of Jupiter?
7 - Of the following, which is the closest definition of a laser?
A device that produces coherent light with a narrow range of wavelengthsA device that produces extremely intense lightA device that projects electrons at high speedA device that polarize photons, propelling them by magnetic repulsion
A device that produces coherent light with a narrow range of wavelengths
A device that produces extremely intense light
A device that projects electrons at high speed
A device that polarize photons, propelling them by magnetic repulsion
8 - How many dwarf planets are currently recognised by the International Astronomical Union in our solar system?
9 - 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
10 - Who owns the trademark C(ompact) D(isc)?
11 - Which mathematician would you associate with the famous 'Last Theorem' in Number Theory ?
Leonard EulerPythagorasPierre de FermatEuclid
Pierre de Fermat
12 - What molecule is shown below, in the standard colors for atoms?
Carbon DioxydeWaterDi-OxygenNitrogen Dioxyde
13 - Which of these is not a moon of Uranus?
14 - 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
15 - Which of these is a self propagating, self replicating computer program?
16 - 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
17 - What element has "H" for symbol?
18 - 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
19 - To which country does the .ie domain suffix belong?
20 - Which of the decimal number below corresponds to the binary number 00101010?