Science and Nature Questions and Answers
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According to the Guinness World Records, in which country was the hottest temperature recorded in 1913?
As at 2020, how tall is the tallest tree in the world – 85, 105 or 115 meters?
What does SN stand for on the periodic table?
Which breed of dog was the fictional dog ‘Lassie’?
What do Americans call Aubergines?
Which cake should be made without cherries as Mary Queen of Scots apparently didn’t like them?
Cirrus and Stratus are types of what?
Which chemical element has a name which means ‘Bringer of Light’ in Greek?
Which fish grow to become pilchards?
What is the anatomical name of the shin bone?
How many sides has a dodecagon?
What is the home of a beaver called?
What paper is used to test acid and alkali?
Alfresco, Golden Boy and Shirley are types of what?
In measuring a horse, how many inches are in a hand, 4, 6 or 8?
What does a ‘cryometer’ measure?
Temperature (very low)
Which Scottish scientist and inventor patented the telephone in 1876?
Alexander Graham Bell
Which part of the body is affected by lumbago?
For which element is Co the chemical symbol?
Ganymede is a satellite of which planet?
How many moons does Mars have?
What colour is a female blackbird?
Which gas used in advertising signs has the symbol Ne?
The muscles found in the front of your thighs are known as what?
Which coffee bean roasting style takes place at the highest temperature? Italian our American roast?
In the human body, what is the more common name for the trachea?
With which meat is horseradish sauce traditionally served?
Which early calculating device consists of balls strung on wires or rods and set in a frame?
What sort of winged creature is a monarch?
What is the cube root of the number one?
Between which two planets would you find the Asteroid Belt?
Mars and Jupiter
What name is given to a device in which a moving fluid drives a wheel or motor?
What name is given to animals such as kangaroos, wallabies and opossums?
Which country produces the most tea each year - India, China or Kenya?
Which vehicle was invented by English engineer Sir Christopher Cockerell?
Which continent produces the most Quinoa?
In computing what does ‘CSS’ stand for?
Cascading Style Sheet
How many noble gasses are there?
Hippomania is the obsession with which animal?
What colour is Cobalt?
From which country does Broccoli originate?
What is a female donkey called?
Amber is made from the resin of which tree?
Which electronics company have mobile phone models including the P30 and P40?
Which planet is 6th from the sun by distance?
What is a female badger called?
K is the chemical symbol for which element?
Which is the largest organ in the human body?
What name is given to the art of cutting hedges or bushes into artistic shapes?
Which planet is closest to earth?
What is binary 1000 in decimal numbers?
On which part of the body is the hallux found?
Foot (Big Toe)
What is the melting point of sugar - 90, 145 or 186 degrees?
A ‘Pascal’ is a measure of what?
Pressure (or stress)
What is the collective noun for a group of Tigers?
Ambush (or Streak)
What type of fruit is a ‘Jargonelle’?
To the nearest kilometre per hour, how many kilometres per hour is 30 miles an hour?
Which animal has the longest pregnancy?
In corned beef what are the corns?
How many pairs of ribs does a human have - 8, 10 or 12?
What is a Water Moccasin?
Which is the saltiest of the main oceans?
How many points does a sycamore leaf have?
Which star constellation is known as ‘The Hunter’?
Which fruit is in ‘Creme de Cassis’?
What name is given to a triangle which has 3 different angles and no length the same?
What is the collective noun for a group of frogs?
What is traditionally added to pasta to make it green?
Ornithophobia is the fear of what?
What does HDMI stand for?
High-Definition Multimedia Interface
What word describes the bending of light passing from one medium to another?
What do three horizontal lines represent in mathematics?
Reflexologists massage which parts of the body?
Feet and Hands
What did the Kyoto Protocol intend to curb the emission of?
What does the R stand for in the medical condition SARS?
How many sides does a hexagon have?
What is the chemical symbol for aluminium?
What is the collective noun for a group of lions?
Which berries are the main ingredient in gin?
True or False - Vietnam is the second biggest producer of coffee?
What can cats do with their claws that dogs cannot?
What does ‘m’ stand for in the equation E=mc2?
Which is the most popular registered dog breed in the UK?
Which planet has a pink appearance?
If something has a PH number of 2, is it acidic or alkali?
Which planet has two moons called Phobos and Deimos - Mars, Jupiter or Saturn?
Which country has the internet code .fr?
Xerox are known for what?
What is a group of crows called?
Flour and what other two ingredients are used to make pasta?
Water and Eggs
What is the collective noun for a group of bats - Swarm, Flock or Colony?
Which element has the atomic number one?
What colour is the flesh of a dragon fruit - Red, White or Blue?
What does the letter ‘d’ stand for in radar?
In which decade were contact lenses first devised - 1880’s, 1900’s or 1920’s?
Which planet other than Venus does not have any moons?
Which element has the symbol ‘Au’?
Which limestone formation found in caves grows upwards?
Invertebrates are animals that don’t have what?
A Nonagon has how many sides?
What element bears the letters Hg in The Periodic Table?
What is the name of the bone extending from the shoulder to the elbow?
Which star sign comes after Leo?
‘Better Boy’, ‘Jubilee’ and ‘Early Girl’ are types of which fruit?
In computing, what does ISP stand for?
Internet Service Provider
Gnocchi is a food from which country?
A horse is traditionally measured by which unit?
In the Apollo 11 mission, who did not step on the moon? Michael Collins, John Collins or Steve Collins?
In computing, what does the A stand for in ‘RAM’?
Which single letter represents Tungsten in the periodic table?
Ascorbic Acid is better known as what?
In computing, what does ‘HDMI’ stand for?
High-Definition Multimedia Interface
What name is given to a group of Kangaroos?
Mob, Troop or Court
In which country did the Gala Apple originate - USA, New Zealand or Great Britain?
What does ‘AS’ stand for in the Periodic Table?
Which country has the internet code .is?
What is hemophobia the fear of?
Which nuts are usually used in pesto sauce?
A creature with a laniferous coating is covered in what - wool, scales or fur?
A nonagon shape has how many sides?
On which island did the now extinct dodo live?
What does the letter `Q` stand for in `I.Q. Test`?
Which infectious disease has a name derived from the Latin for `bad air`?
Roughly how often does Halley`s Comet appear, every 70, 75 or 80 years?
In the equation E=mc2 - what does the letter ‘c’ stand for?
Speed of Light
How many stomachs does a cow have?
How many pairs of chromosomes are there in the human body - 12, 18 or 23?
Who invented the light bulb?
What does ‘ASP’ stand for in computing?
Active Server Pages
What is the ruling planet of the astrological sign Sagittarius?
Where in the human body would you find the scaphoid bone?
What is the boiling point of water in degrees Fahrenheit?
What does VHS stand for as used in video tapes and recorders?
Video Home System
Which metal is the best conductor of electricity?
What is the only bird that can swim but not fly?
What is the top colour on a rainbow?
What is measured in Scoville Units?
Pungency (heat) of Chilli Peppers
Brontophobia is the fear of what?
Thunder & Lightning
Which cloud is found higher in the troposphere, Cirrus or Stratus?
True or false, a Rhombus is a flat shape with 4 equal straight sides?
To the nearest Km/h, how fast is 90mph?
Who invented vulcanised rubber? Goodyear, Dunlop, Bridgestone or Ford?
Using Pythagoras Theory, what is ‘C’ if A=8 and B=15?
In kilometres, what is the circumference of the moon - 10,921, 15,921 or 20,921?
In Switzerland, it’s illegal to only own one of which family pet?
Lionhead and Flemish Giant are breeds of which animal?
Vodka, Tomato Juice and Worcestershire sauce are some of the ingredients in which cocktail?
What does DVD stand for?
Digital Versatile Disc
How many miles from Earth is the sun - 9.3 million, 93 million or 930 million?
Bromatology is the study of what?
Entomology is the study of what?
Variola is the medical name for which disease - Smallpox, Chickpox or Swine Flu?
In astronomy, ‘The Big Dipper’ is another name for which constellation?
The pituitary gland controls the production of what in the body?
What process involves treating rubber with sulphur to harden it?
Which letter is two dashes and two dots in Morse code?
What name is given to a male swan?
Cobalamin is also known as which vitamin?
On the human body, a keloid is a type of what?
People born on 29th February have which Zodiac sign?
What is the area of a triangle if its base is 8cm and its height is 5cm?
In the periodic table, what does Po stand for?
Which zodiac sign is before Scorpio?
What is the national animal of Germany?
What is Japanese sake made from?
How many humps would you find on a Bactrain camel?
What did Scottish scientist Charles Macintosh invent?
What does ‘vascular’ relate to?
The Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous period cover which era?
SO2 is the formula for which chemical compound?
In the eye, what is the centre of the iris called?
A ‘Pascal’ is a measure of what?
What name is given to a male rabbit?
A medium size banana contains 422 milligrams of which mineral?