Hard Science & Technology Quiz


1 - Which of these standards is not used for connecting daughter boards to computers' mother board?

2 - What is the biggest asteroid in the asteroid belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter?

3 - What was the diametre of the biggest Kamtchatka crab found?

4 - Who was the only US Astronaut to fly aboard Gemini, Apollo and the STS (Shuttle), including two maiden flights?

5 - What model of rocket is shown below?

6 - Which is not one of the six classical simple machines?

7 - What are the craters on Venus named after?

8 - What scientific phenomenon is often (mistakenly) thought as having been first reported by Columbus?

9 - Which of these aircraft designers was responsible for the Hawker Hurricane fighter plane?

10 - What is the collective name for the asteroids that are co-orbital with Jupiter?

11 - According to the Nyquist-Shannon theory:

12 - Which computer language was originally not interpreted?

13 - What is a perfect number?

14 - What is the other giant spiral galaxy of the Local Group, along with the Milky Way?

15 - Which of the following is not credited to the Chinese?

16 - The mammal pictured below has a number of nearly-unique characteristics for a mammal. Which of the following is NOT one of them?

17 - How was the NASA probe Climate Orbiter lost in 1999?

18 - How far away from is the Earth from the Sun (on average) ?

19 - Who sponsored the most widely adopted school computer in the UK in the early 1980's?

20 - How do organisms use Adenosine Triphosphate?