Hard Science & Technology Quiz


1 - Which Space mission was described by James Lovell and Neil Armstrong as 'The most significant in the history of US spaceflight'?

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

3 - What is one difference between RNA and DNA?

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

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

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

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

8 - What are the craters on Venus named after?

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

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

11 - Which of the following is not a formula for energy?

12 - What is a perfect number?

13 - The pH scale measures...

14 - What is a Lagrange point?

15 - What is the number phi equal to?

16 - Which British Astronomer has a Lunar crater named after him?

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

18 - Sikhote-Alin is a well-known name to Space enthusiasts. But who or what was he/ she / it?

19 - Who discovered and capitalized alternating current?

20 - What is the quark combination in a proton?