Hard Science & Technology Quiz


1 - Which of the following are all leptons?

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

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

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

5 - The pH scale measures...

6 - What does 'SAS' stand for (when related to computer hard disks)?

7 - What model of rocket is shown below?

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

9 - Which computer language was originally not interpreted?

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

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

12 - What bridge shook itself to destruction leading to the new science of wind engineering?

13 - What is one difference between RNA and DNA?

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

15 - Given the following standard phase diagram (temperature vs pressure) of compound y, what phase or phases of matter are present at point x?

16 - Of the following, who did NOT take part in the development of the first steam engines?

17 - What is the number phi equal to?

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

19 - Who is the only person to hold a patent on a chemical element?

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