Quiz: 15 Things That You Probably Didn't Know You Knew

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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 ____________.
spends less time on land
has a round snout
has poor eyesight
2 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of these dessert ingredients is vegan, containing no animal products?
honey
meringue
molasses
3 of 15Pick your answer!
Which vegetables belong to the nightshade family?
beans, chickpeas, and lentils
broccoli, cauliflower, and cabbage
eggplant, tomato, potato, and peppers
4 of 15Pick your answer!
Aurora borealis is also known as the __________.
Northern Lights
Milky Way
Dog Star
5 of 15Pick your answer!
Which of these pairs of animals is most closely related?
rhinoceros and hippopotamus
giraffe and okapi
panda and koala
6 of 15Pick your answer!
Female Komodo dragons ___________.
can reproduce even when their eggs have not been fertilized by a male
can change their sex and become male
are about twice as large as males
7 of 15Pick your answer!
The atomic number of an element on the Periodic Table is determined by _________.
when it was discovered
how abundant it is
how many protons it has
8 of 15Pick your answer!
Helium, neon, and xenon are _________.
liquid at room temperature
noble gases
radioactive elements
9 of 15Pick your answer!
Lanthanum, cerium, and thulium are __________.
man-made elements
radioactive elements
rare earth elements
10 of 15Pick your answer!
Titanium, chromium, and manganese are ___________.
radioactive elements
transition metals
gases at room temperature in their elemental form
11 of 15Pick your answer!
A ruby is a red __________.
diamond
sapphire
quartz
12 of 15Pick your answer!
_________ is the concept that objects tend to stay in motion or at rest.
Inertia
Equilibrium
Gravity
13 of 15Pick your answer!
Elemental mercury is a __________ at room temperature.
gas
liquid
solid
14 of 15Pick your answer!
Elemental chlorine is a __________ at room temperature.
solid
gas
liquid
15 of 15Pick your answer!
Leukocytes are a types of _________ cell.
blood
stem
skin
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