Hard Science & Technology Quiz


1 - The pH scale measures...

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

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

4 - Who is credited with the wave theory of light?

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

6 - Who discovered and capitalized alternating current?

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

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

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

10 - Which of these is an example of an extremophile?

11 - What is the name of the largest known cellestial body belonging to the Solar system that lies beyond the orbit of Pluto?

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

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

14 - How many planets can be seen with normal 20/20 vision, unaided by telescopes, and unhindered by light polution?

15 - What model of rocket is shown below?

16 - What is the process by which a eukaryotic cell divides into two new cells?

17 - Which computer language was originally not interpreted?

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

19 - What is one difference between RNA and DNA?

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