Science Quiz (Middle - High School)

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This is a quiz to test your knowledge ever since you were in 6th grade. Nobody has ever gotten 100% yet, will you? Take this quiz and find out!

  • 1
    What is matter?
  • 2
    What are the three states of matter?
  • 3
    How many planets is currently in our solar system?

  • 4
    What does a thermometer measure?
  • 5
    How long does it take Earth to make one whole rotation?
  • 6
    What is density?

  • 7
    When you have a glass of ice water, why does the ice stay at the top instead of sinking?
  • 8
    Which of the following is an element of the periodic table?
  • 9
    What is a compound?
  • 10
    When a person jumps on Earth, why does the person always come back down?

  • 11
    What is the Sun?
  • 12
    What is a solar eclipse?
  • 13
    If the Earth's Northern Hemisphere is tilted to towards the sun, they are having -
  • 14
    How much water makes up Earth?
  • 15
    If it's 2:00 A.M in Virginia, what time would it be in California?
  • 16
    What part of the sun can only be seen during a total solar eclipse?

  • 17
    What layer of the Earth do we live on?
  • 18
    What layer of the Sun is visible to us, but it's too bright to see?
  • 19
    Why can't a human live on the moon?
  • 20
    In an experiment, what is known as the "if and then" statement?

  • 21
    When you touch a stove that's on, why do you get burned?
  • 22
    You go to the beach on a warm summer day. You forgot to put on sunscreen and you are left with a sunburn on your face. Why is this?
  • 23
    Which of the following is true?
  • 24
    What is greenhouse effect?
  • 25
    What are clouds?
  • 26
    Why can't anyone land on Mercury?

  • 27
    If you notice Jupiter, it has a large dot on the surface. What is this dot called?
  • 28
    Where do hurricanes form over?
  • 29
    Which of the following is true?
  • 30
    Why do thunderstorms mostly happen over the summer?

  • 31
    Most minerals are recognized by their -
  • 32
    When a mineral shines, the mineral has -
  • 33
    What mineral is mainly used for kitchen counters?
  • 34
    If a rock is permeable, what does this mean?
  • 35
    Which of the following states border Virginia?
  • 36
    What part of the ocean do trenches form in?
  • 37
    When you're floating in the ocean and ten minutes later you wake up and find that you are not in the spot that you started. Why is this?
  • 38
    (Sorry about the previous question) What is an epicenter?
  • 39
    What layer of Earth's atmosphere does most weather occur?
  • 40
    How much oxygen is contained in Earth's atmosphere?
  • 41
    What is an example of Kinetic energy?
  • 42
    If you were able to put Saturn in a swimming pool, it would float. Why?
  • 43
    When you go further down in the ocean, what happens?
  • 44
    Which of the following is an example of Nekton in the ocean?
  • 45
    The age of a star can mainly be determined by their -
  • 46
    What element is made in thermometers?
  • 47
    When things heat up they ___.
  • 48
    What is an example of a fossil?
  • 49
    What is rock called under the ground?
  • 50
    What makes sand dunes?
  • 51
    Why do most hurricanes occur in Florida?
  • 52
    What is Science?

Comments (13)

autorenew

115 days ago
I recently finished my Bachalor's of science in Biology for some context.
I scored 43/52
I have some points that I'd like to make.
Firstly I think this is a very American focused test and questions like "which of these states boarder Virginia" are not science questions and hence should not have been included in a science quiz. you cannot expect international participants to know this.
Question 45) The age of a star can mainly be determined by their - I think that the answer is actually all of them to some extent. The temperature of the star determines the frequency of electromagnetic radiation emitted from the star and hence it's apparent colour. Likewise the size of a star is a function of both the amount of raw materials available to the star and its stage of life cycle which gives some indication of age. ie for two stars with equal materials the size will allow you to differentiate between the age of the stars.

Most of the questions I got wrong were relating to geology which I have recieved absolutely no education on at all all the way until graduating a biology degree. I'm happy to say that every question that I have learned about in school or otherwise I was able to answer correctly.
224 days ago
WOW 38 correct really happy bcz I'm 8th grade
362 days ago
Wow!!! this quiz is awesome !!! love it
362 days ago
while!!! this quiz requires a person who brainstorms other wise it's a lesson to learn
394 days ago
This is just a time pass app full rubbish don't waste ur time like this comment if it is true.
589 days ago
50/50 beat dat bob
601 days ago
Very nice....i learned so many new things frm this quiz.
619 days ago
i got 49/52 try to beat dat!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
679 days ago
With question 50 "What makes sand dunes?" yes erosion makes the sand but the dunes themselves are made by the wind if memory serves correct...
744 days ago
wow 47 out of 52 amazing
789 days ago
Got 42 correct answers out of 52..
885 days ago
It's fun and intresting to give the answers
974 days ago
i'll just try my best