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+50 Fun Science Trivia Questions (and Answers) Will Blow Your Mind

+50 Fun Science Trivia Questions (and Answers) Will Blow Your Mind


Jane Ng 06 Dec 2022 4 min read

If you are a fan of science quizzes, you definitely can’t miss our list of +50 science trivia questions. Get your brains ready and transport your focus to this beloved science fair. Good luck to win the ribbon at #1 with these science trivia questions!

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Easy Science Trivia Questions

  • Optics is the study of what? Light
  • What does DNA stand for? Deoxyribonucleic Acid
  • Which Apollo moon mission was the first to carry a lunar rover? Apollo 15 mission
  • What was the name of the first man-made satellite launched by the Soviet Union in 1957? Sputnik 1
  • What is the rarest blood type? AB Negative
  • The earth has three layers that are different due to varying temperatures. What are its three layers? Crust, mantle, and core
  • Frogs belong to which animal group? Amphibians
  • How many bones do sharks have in their bodies? Zero! 
  • The smallest bones in the body are located where? The ear
  • How many hearts does an octopus have? Three
  • This man is responsible for reshaping the way early man believed the solar system worked. He proposed that the Earth was not the center of the universe and that the sun was instead at the center of our solar system. Who was he? Nicolaus Copernicus
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  • Who is regarded as the man who invented the telephone? Alexander Graham Bell
  • This planet spins the fastest, completing one whole rotation in just 10 hours. Which planet is it? Jupiter
  • True or false: sound travels faster in the air than in water. False
  • What is the hardest natural substance on Earth? Diamond.
  • How many teeth does an adult human have? 32
  • This animal was the first ever to be launched into space. She was strapped into the Soviet Sputnik 2 spacecraft which was sent out into outer space on November 3, 1957. What was her name? Laika
  • True or false: your hair and your nails are made from the same material. True
  • Who was the first woman in space? Valentina Tereshkova
  • What is the scientific word for push or pull? Force
  • Where on the human body are the most sweat glands? Bottom of the feet
  • Roughly how long does it take for the sun’s light to reach Earth: 8 minutes, 8 hours, or 8 days? 8 minutes
  • How many bones are in the human body? 206.
  • Can lightning strike the same place twice? Yes
  • What is the process of breaking down food called? Digestion

Hard Science Trivia Questions

  • What color catches the eye first? Yellow
  • What is the only bone in the human body that isn’t attached to another bone? Hyoid bone
  • Animals that are active during dawn and dusk are called what type of animals? Crepuscular
  • At what temperature are Celsius and Fahrenheit equal? -40.
  • What are the four primary precious metals? Gold, silver, platinum, and palladium
  • Space travelers from the United States are called astronauts. From Russia, they’re called cosmonauts. Where are taikonauts from? China
  • What part of the human body is the axilla? The armpit
  • Which freezes faster, hot water or cold water? Hot water freezes faster than cold, known as the Mpemba effect.
  • How does fat leave your body when you lose weight? Through your sweat, urine, and breath.
  • This part of the brain deals with hearing and language. Temporal lobe
  • This jungle animal, when in groups, is referred to as an ambush. What kind of animal is this? Tigers
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  • Bright’s Disease affects what part of the body? Kidney
  • This relationship between muscles means that one muscle assists the movement of another. Synergistic
  • This Greek physician was the first to keep records of his patients’ histories. Hippocrates
  • What color has the longest wavelength in the visible spectrum? Red
  • This is the only type of canine that can climb trees. What is it called? Gray Fox
  • Who has more hair follicles, blondes, or brunettes? Blondes.
  • True or False? Chameleons change colors only to blend into their environment. False
  • What is the name of the biggest part of the human brain? The cerebrum
  • Olympus Mons is a large volcanic mountain on which planet? Mars
  • The deepest point in all of the world’s oceans is named what? Mariana Trench
  • What islands were extensively studied by Charles Darwin? Galapagos Islands
  • Joseph Henry was given credit for this invention in 1831 which was said to revolutionize the way that people communicate during the time. What was his invention? The Telegraph
  • A person who studies fossils and prehistoric life, such as dinosaurs, is known as what? Paleontologist
  • Which form of energy can we see with the naked eye? Light
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