1
2
3
4
5
100

The earth has three layers of varying temperatures. What are its three layers? 

A) Crust, mantle, core          B) Crust, mortel, core

C) Core, crank, crust             D) Jupiter, crust, Mars

A!
The inner core is solid, the outer core is liquid, and the mantle is solid/plastic. This is due to the relative melting points of the different layers ( core, crust and mantle) and the increase in temperature and pressure as depth increases.

100

From what tree do acorns come from?

A) oak                        B) cherry

C) pine                      D) dogwood

A!
There are about 90 species of oak in North America. All oaks produce acorns. Acorns belonging to trees in the red oak group take two growing seasons to mature; acorns in the white oak group mature in one season.

100

What are animals called who only eat plants? 

A) omnivores                        B) carnivores

C) herbivores                       D) antivores 

C!
Animals that eat plants exclusively are herbivores, and animals that eat only meat are carnivores. When animals eat both plants and meat, they are called omnivores.

100

What percentage of a pandas diet is bamboo?

A) 1%                          B) 50%

C) 85%                     D) 99%

D!
Bamboo is indispensable for giant pandas, as more than 99% of their diet is bamboo. In photos of pandas, bamboo is usually not far away.

100

What is the hardest natural substance? 

A) rock                     B) diamond

C) steel                    D) glass

B!

While diamonds may be the hardest naturally occurring substance found on earth, he explains, they are not the hardest available.

200

What do bees collect and use to create honey?

A) Honey                        B) pollen

C) flower                        D) nectar

D!
They collect a sugary juice called nectar from the blossom by sucking it out with their tongues. They store it in what's called their honey stomach, which is different from their food stomach. When they have a full load, they fly back to the hive.

200

How many bones do sharks have in total?

A) 5                          B) 102

C) 0                            D) 55

C!
As weird as it sounds, a shark has no bones in it's bodies! It's body is made entirely of cartilage which is found in the ear lobe of the human body- it's skeleton is made entirely of cartilage.

200

 What is considered room temperature? 

A) 72 degrees Fahrenheit      

B) 92 degrees  Fahrenheit

C) 80 degrees Fahrenheit

D) 68 degrees Fahrenheit

A!
The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language identifies room temperature as around 70 degrees F.

 

200

A scientist who studies rocks is called a what? 

A) geologist                        B) archaeologist

C) scientologist                     D) chemist

A!
Geologists are scientists who study a planet's solid features, like soil, rocks, and minerals. ... By studying these features, we can learn more about how rocky worlds form and change over time.

200

 What is the symbol for potassium? 

A) Pt                      B) K                C) Tm

D) Po

B!

Potassium is a chemical element with the symbol K and atomic number 19.

300

What is the rarest blood type?

A) B+                        B) AB-

C) A+                        D) O-

B!

 AB negative is the rarest of the eight main blood types - just 1% of our donors have it. Despite being rare, demand for AB negative blood is low and we don't struggle to find donors with AB negative blood. However, some blood types are both rare and in demand.

300

What kind of blood type is known as the universal donor? 

A) O-                          B) AB+

C) A-                           D) 0+

A!
For emergency transfusions, blood group type O negative blood is the variety of blood that has the lowest risk of causing serious reactions for most people who receive it. Because of this, it's sometimes called the universal blood donor type.

300

What word can you use to describe when a solid turns into a liquid? 

A) freezing                        B) melting

C) condensating              D) photosynthesis 

B!
The process of a solid becoming a liquid is called melting.

300

How many continents are there in the world? 

A) 5                        B) 9                 C)7        D) 2

C!
 By most standards, there is a maximum of seven continents - Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, North America, and South America.

300

 What animals are pearls found in? 

A) snails                         B) oysters

C) crabs                        D) fish

B!
Pearls form inside a mollusk which is an invertebrate with a soft body, often protected by a shell such as a clam, oyster or mussel. Any mollusk is capable of producing a pearl, although only those mollusks that have shells lined with nacre produce pearls that are used in the jewellery industry.

400

What part of the plant conducts photosyntehsis?

A) stem                         B) soil

C) leaf                            D) sun

C!

In plants, photosynthesis takes place in chloroplasts, which contain the chlorophyll in the leaves. Chloroplasts are surrounded by a double membrane and contain a third inner membrane, called the thylakoid membrane, that forms long folds within the organelle.

400

What is the largest bone in the human body? 

A) stomach                       B) femur

C) ankle                          D) spine

B!
The femur is one of the most researched bones in the human anatomy and forensic medicine. As the longest bone in the human body, it is well preserved in skeletal remains.

400

What two elements is water made of? 

A) hydrogen and cinnamon

B) hydrogen and carbon monoxide

C) helium and hydrogen

D) hydrogen and oxygen

D!
A water molecule is made up of two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom.

400

What kind of tree do prunes come from? 

A) palm tree                      B) oak tree

C) plum tree                     D) grape tree

C!
A prune is a dried plum, most commonly from the European plum (Prunus domestica), and not all plum species or varieties can be dried into prunes. A prune is the firm-fleshed fruit (plum) of Prunus domestica varieties that have a high soluble solids content that does not ferment during drying.

400

What name does deer meat go by? 

A) venison                     B) doe

C) pollo                          D) turkey 


A!
Venison, (from Latin venatus, “to hunt”), the meat from any kind of deer; originally, the term referred to any kind of edible game.

500

Diabetes develops as the result of a problem with which specific organ in the body?

A) pancreas                           B) liver

C) knee                                 D) appendix

A!

Diabetes occurs when the pancreas, a gland behind the stomach, does not produce enough of the hormone insulin, or the body can't use insulin properly. Insulin helps carry sugar from the bloodstream into the cells.

500

What kind of animal is an Orca? 

A) a dolphin                        B) a whale

C) a cat                             D) a dog

B!
Orcas, or killer whales, are the largest of the dolphins and one of the world's most powerful predators.

500

How many quills does a porcupine have?

A) 10,000                       B) 500

C) 1,000,000                   D) 30,000

D!
The North American porcupine has about 30,000 quills, each one adorned with between 700 and 800 barbs along the 4 millimeters or so nearest its tip.

500

What is the imaginary line called that connects the north and south pole? 

A) equation                B) equalizer

C) equator                 D) equal line

C!
The equator is an imaginary line drawn right around Earth's middle, like a belt. It divides Earth into the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. Another imaginary line drawn straight through Earth connecting the North Pole to the South Pole is Earth's axis of rotation.

500

Which country produces the most coffee in the world? 

A) Germany                           B) Brazil

C) America                           D) Haiti

B!

Brazil is, quite simply, the largest coffee producer in the world. For example, in 2016 it is thought that 2,595,000 metric tons of coffee beans were produced in Brazil alone.

Click to zoom
M
e
n
u