Science Random Trivia Questions & Answers

1.Around 1796 English doctor Edward Jenner observed that people working in close proximity to [----] were completely immune to the smallpox virus.

2.The loudest sound that can be produced by a living animal is up to 188 decibels and detectable as far away as 530 miles. This sound is produced by?

3.The largest cave in the world, the Sarawak Chamber, is 2,300 feet (701 meters) long, 980 feet (299 meters) wide, and more than 230 feet (70 meters) high. It's in which country?

4.The first electronic digital computer was developed in 1946 and contained over 18,000 vacuum tubes. It was called [E----]

5.Trapping strategies such as Pitfall traps, Flypaper traps, Snap traps, Bladder traps and Lobster-pot traps are all techniques employed by?

6.At over 636 kilometres long, 80 kilometres wide and 1620m deep this 25 million years old fresh water lake is the deepest lake in the world. It's called?

7.Why is it hot in summer and cold in winter?

8.Lachrymatory-factor synthase is released into the air whose enzyme converts the sulfoxides to unstable sulphonic acid that rearranges itself into syn-propanethial-S-oxide that gets into the air and comes in contact with our eyes causing the lachrymal glands to become irritated and produces the tears. This exhibited in the process of

9.While mosquitoes belong to the Insect family, Araneae belong to [A-------] family

10.This Italian inventor, artist, architect, and scientist had an interest in engineering and made detailed sketches of the airplane, the helicopter, the parachute, the submarine, the armoured car, the ballista etc [-- -----]

11.Nobel made inventions in the fields of electrochemistry, optics, biology, and physiology. He left much of his fortune to award prizes each year to people who made advancements in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology/Medicine, Literature, and Peace. His full name is [------ Nobel]

12.Louis Pasteur disproved the notion of "spontaneous generation " which stated that organisms could spring from ______

13.In some animal species such as New Mexico whiptail lizard, there are no males - only females, but they still reproduce in a reproduction method called [parthenog-n---s]?

14.It's all about communication. When neurons in the substantia nigra degenerate, the resulting loss of dopamine causes the nerve cells of the striatum to fire excessively. This makes it impossible for people to control their movements, leading to a condition known as?

15.The temporary phenomena on the photosphere of the Sun that appears as visibly dark areas compared to surrounding regions are known as?

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