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This fun trivia quiz contains questions about science facts related to plants, animals, minerals, and chemistry.

 Oct 19, 2017

1 of 15Pick your answer!

Compared to most crocodile species, the American alligator ____________.
has poor eyesight
has a round snout
spends less time on land

2 of 15Pick your answer!

Which of these dessert ingredients is vegan, containing no animal products?

3 of 15Pick your answer!

Which vegetables belong to the nightshade family?
beans, chickpeas, and lentils
eggplant, tomato, potato, and peppers
broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage

4 of 15Pick your answer!

Aurora borealis is also known as the __________.
Northern Lights
Dog Star
Milky Way

5 of 15Pick your answer!

Which of these pairs of animals is most closely related?
panda and koala
giraffe and okapi
rhinoceros and hippopotamus

6 of 15Pick your answer!

Female Komodo dragons ___________.
can change their sex and become male
are about twice as large as males
can reproduce even when their eggs have not been fertilized by a male

7 of 15Pick your answer!

The atomic number of an element on the Periodic Table is determined by _________.
when it was discovered
how many protons it has
how abundant it is

8 of 15Pick your answer!

Helium, neon, and xenon are _________.
radioactive elements
liquid at room temperature
noble gases

9 of 15Pick your answer!

Lanthanum, cerium, and thulium are __________.
man-made elements
rare earth elements
radioactive elements

10 of 15Pick your answer!

Titanium, chromium, and manganese are ___________.
radioactive elements
gases at room temperature in their elemental form
transition metals

11 of 15Pick your answer!

A ruby is a red __________.

12 of 15Pick your answer!

_________ is the concept that objects tend to stay in motion or at rest.

13 of 15Pick your answer!

Elemental mercury is a __________ at room temperature.

14 of 15Pick your answer!

Elemental chlorine is a __________ at room temperature.

15 of 15Pick your answer!

Leukocytes are a types of _________ cell.
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