Science and Nature MCQs

Science and Nature MCQs

1. Which Apollo moon mission was the first to carry a lunar rover vehicle? – Apollo 15

2. The scientific unit LUMEN is used in the measurement of what? – Light

3. Which organ of the body is affected by Bright’s Disease? – Kidney

4. What is the boiling point of water using the scientific kelvin scale of temperature measurement
– 373k – kelvins

5. What is the lightest metal under standard conditions? – Lithium

6. How many surfaces does a Mobius strip have? – One

Science and Nature MCQs

7. How many wings does a bee have? – Four

8. What is the collective noun for a group of moles? – A labour

9. Which breed of dog has breeds called Welsh, Scottish and Irish? – Terrier

10. What is the common name for the medical condition epistaxis? – Nose bleed

11. How is the chaparral cock, a ground cuckoo native of Mexico, better known? – The

12. What sort of creature is a cassowary? – A (flightless) bird

13. What is made using soda, lime and silica? – Glass

14. Who created Wikipedia on the World Wide Web? – Jimmy Wales

15. Common, Water and Pygmy are types of which British mammal? – Shrew

16. Where in the human body would you find the Islets of Langerhans? – The pancreas

17. What is the only bone in the human body that is not attached to any other bone? – The hyoid

18. What mineral has the lowest number on the Mohs scale? – Talc

19. What mineral has the highest number on the Mohs scale? – Diamond

20. What is the more common name for the medical condition of periorbital hematoma? – Black

21. What is the common name for the liquid secreted by your lacrimal glands? – Tears

22. Who discovered the element Oxygen? – Joseph Priestley

23. What is the collective name for a group of sea cucumbers? – A pickle

24. Where in the body would you find an astrocyte? – The brain

25. What is measured on the Mohs scale? – The hardness of minerals

26. What are Grey Dagger, Forester and Dingy Footman species of? – Moths

27. Which type of animals find their way home using magnetism? – Molluscs

28. What was the name of Yuri Gagarin’s space ship? – Vostok 1

29. The word HENNA can be made using the periodic symbols of which three elements? – (He)
Helium (N) Nitrogen (Na) Sodium

30. What is the more common name for the type of bear called the Ursus Maritimus? – Polar

31. What is the hardest natural substance? – Diamond

32. Nephrology is the study of which internal organ? – The kidney

33. Where on a horse do you find its poll? – Between the ears

34. What does MRSA stand for? – Methicillin Resistant Staphyloccocus Aureus

35. Which spider gets its name from when the female sometimes eats the male after mating? –
Black Widow Spider

36. What is ylang-ylang – a herb or a flower? – Flower

37. Where in the human body would you find Island of Reils? – The brain

38. What is the hardest natural substance? – Diamond

39. What is the process called in which birds lose their feathers? – Moulting

40. What is the only bird that is capable of seeing the colour blue? – The owl

41. What is the only animal that cannot jump? – Elephant

42. From the Sun, what is the name of the nearest star? – Proxima Centauri

Science and Nature MCQs

43. In computing what does the abbreviation U.S.B. stand for? – Universal Serial Bus

44. What does the information technology term RAM stand for? – Random Access Memory

45. What is the chemical symbol for Arsenic? – As

46. What is the largest internal human organ? – The liver

47. Used in satellite navigation, what do the initials in the term GPS stand for? – Global
Positioning System

48. What is the main effect of vitamin K deficiency? – Bleeding

49. Little, Eurasian Eagle and Burrowing are all types of which species of bird? – Owl

50. What is the lightest chemical element? – Hydrogen

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