Science and Technology Quiz

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Question 1

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All radioactivity is man-made. Is this statement…
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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Electrons are smaller than atoms. Is this statement…
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Lasers work by focusing sound waves. Is this statement…
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  • True
  • False

Question 4

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The continents on which we live have been moving their location for millions of years and will continue to move in the future. Is this statement…
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  • True
  • Flase

Question 5

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Which one of the following types of solar radiation does sunscreen protect the skin from?
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  • X-rays
  • Infrared
  • Ultraviolet
  • Microwaves

Question 6

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Does nanotechnology deal with things that are extremely…
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  • Small
  • Large
  • Cold
  • Hot

Question 7

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Which gas makes up most of the Earth’s atmosphere?
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  • Hydrogen
  • Nitrogen
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Oxygen

Question 8

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What is the main function of red blood cells?
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  • Fight disease in the body
  • Carry oxygen to all parts of the body
  • Help the blood to clot

Question 9

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Which of these is a major concern about the overuse of antibiotics?
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  • It can lead to antibiotic-resistant bacteria
  • Antibiotics are very expensive
  • People will become addicted to antibiotics

Question 10

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Which is an example of a chemical reaction?
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  • Water boiling
  • Sugar dissolving
  • Nails rusting

Question 11

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Which is the better way to determine whether a new drug is effective in treating a disease? If a scientist has a group of 1,000 volunteers with the disease to study, should she…
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  • Give the drug to all of them and see how many get better
  • Give the drug to half of them but not to the other half, and compare how many in each group get better

Question 12

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What gas do scientists believe causes temperatures in the atmosphere to rise?
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  • Carbon dioxide
  • Hydrogen
  • Helium
  • Radon

Question 13

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Which natural resource is extracted in a process known as “fracking”?
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  • Coal
  • Diamonds
  • Natural gas
  • Silicon