Hard Science & Technology Quiz


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

2 - How do organisms use Adenosine Triphosphate?

3 - Which of the following are all leptons?

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

5 - What model of rocket is shown below?

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

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

8 - The pH scale measures...

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

10 - The Three Gorges Dam in China will be the world's biggest when complete. When did the construction start?

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

12 - We say a planet is in ________ when that planet is furthest away from the sun.

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

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

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

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

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

18 - Which one has explored the Mariana Trench, the deepest spot in the ocean?

19 - Of the following animals, which is the most closely related to humans from an evolutionary point of view?

20 - What does EPROM stand for (in relation to computers)?