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Can You Pass a Basic Science Quiz? Questions
This picture shows an object in space that has an icy core with a tail of gas and dust that extends millions of miles. What is this?
Which kind of waves are used to make and receive cellphone calls?
Visible light waves
This diagram shows five layers of the Earth. Which layer is the hottest?
Which of these is the main way that ocean tides are formed?
The gravitational pull of the moon
The gravitational pull of the Sun
The rotation of the Earth on its axis
Movement on the ocean floor such as undersea earthquakes
Which is the biggest planet in our solar system?
Denver, Colorado, is at a higher altitude than Los Angeles, California. Which of these statements is correct?
Water boils at a lower temperature in Denver than Los Angeles.
Water boils at the same temperature in both Denver and Los Angeles.
Water boils at a higher temperature in Denver than Los Angeles.
Which of these pictures best illustrates what happens when light passes through a magnifying glass?
The loudness of a sound is determined by what property of a sound wave?
Amplitude or height
Velocity or rate of change
What is the name of the closest star to the Earth?
Which of the following statements best describes the data in the graph below?
The more sugar people eat, the more likely they are to get cavities.
In some countries, people brush their teeth more frequently than in other countries.
In recent years, the rate of cavities has increased in many countries.
In recent years, the consumption of sugar has increased in many countries.
Which of these elements is needed to make nuclear energy and nuclear weapons?
Which of these people developed the polio vaccine?
What does a light year measure?
Which of these terms is defined as the study of how the positions of stars and planets can influence human behavior?
True or false: Your ears are important when it comes to staying balanced.
What are animals that eat both plants and other animals known as?