Science Quiz

Random Science or Chemistry Quiz

'G' in Science Quiz Stats

 Plays Quiz Updated Jan 24, 2017

Score 0/20 Timer 05:00
9 Plays Today
Question Answer % Correct
What is the name of the field of science that deals with the history of the Earth and its life, especially as recorded in rocks?Geology
97.1%
What Italian scientist improved upon the telescope and discovered four of Jupiter's moons?Galileo Galilei
86.7%
What term refers to the attraction between two bodies of mass?Gravity
86.7%
What simple sugar (C6H12O6) is a product of photosynthesis and fuels cellular respiration?Glucose
83.7%
What phenomenon refers to the rising temperature of Earth's atmosphere since the late 19th century?Global Warming
81.1%
The movement of what large bodies of ice and snow result in cirques and moraines?Glaciers
77.1%
What biologically-hazardous electromagnetic radiation has high frequency, and therefore energy?Gamma Rays
77.1%
What biological discipline is the study of heredity and variation of organisms?Genetics
73.2%
What is the term that means to cause to sprout or develop, as in seedlings?Germination
72.6%
What prefix denotes a magnitude of one billion in the metric system?Giga-
72.5%
Question Answer % Correct
Which element, named after a country, has an atomic number of 32?Germanium
71.8%
What astronomical entities can be classified as elliptical, spiral, or irregular?Galaxies
68.7%
What term means relating to or utilizing the heat of the Earth's interior?Geothermal
66.5%
What is the name of the taxonomic rank that is one step above species in the Linnaean system?Genus
61.4%
What nucleobase is paired with cytosine in DNA?Guanine
55.9%
What device consists of a spinning wheel on an axis and is often used to measure or maintain orientation?Gyroscope
50.9%
What vegetation-covered biome occurs naturally on all continents except for Antarctica?Grasslands
46.8%
What is the term for a mature male or female germ cell usually possessing a haploid chromosome set?Gamete
44.6%
What largest moon of Jupiter is named after one of Zeus's lovers in Greek mythology?Ganymede
44.1%
What group of seed-producing plants (i.e. conifers, cycads, and ginkgoes) produce naked seeds not enclosed in an ovary?Gymnosperms
17%

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
OR
Log In

Show Comments

Extras

Top Quizzes Today


Score Distribution

Your Account Isn't Verified!

In order to create a playlist on Sporcle, you need to verify the email address you used during registration. Go to your Sporcle Settings to finish the process.

Report this User

Report this user for behavior that violates our Community Guidelines.

Details: