Hard Science & Technology Quiz


1 - What model of rocket is shown below?

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

3 - Which ancient people is generally (and somewhat controversially) credited with the invention of the zero?

4 - What is the greatest number of electrons that can fit into the first electron shell (also called an energy level)?

5 - Truth and beauty were the names of two sorts of quarks, what were the other four?

6 - For research in what field did Paul C. Lauterbur and Sir Peter Mansfield win the Nobel prize of Medicine in 2003?

7 - Which famous Astronomer had a gold prosthetic nose, having lost the real one in a duel?

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

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

10 - What are the four fundamental interactions between particles?

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

12 - Who discovered and capitalized alternating current?

13 - According to the Nyquist-Shannon theory:

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

15 - Who was the first to propose the uncertainty principle, which is vital to quantum mechanics?

16 - What potential source of danger to space travellers was discovered by this Scientist?

17 - Which extra solar planet is currently known as orbiting a brown dwarf?

18 - What is one difference between RNA and DNA?

19 - Which of the following are all leptons?

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