UK Science Trivia Questions & Answers

1.Who described universal gravitation and came up with the three laws of motion in the 1600s? ----- ------]

2.In 1953 James Watson and Francis Crick discovered?

3.In 1985 at the University of Leicester Alec Jeffreys developed a technique that was to go on to help crime fighters worldwide. What was it? [-e----c ------pri-----]

4.Sir Arthur Stanley Eddington was a British physicist of the early 20th century. The Eddington Limit refers to?

5.Henry Cavendish discovered, what he called, inflammable air. What do we call it today?

6.Which book by Stephen Hawking was a Sunday Times bestsellers list for a record-breaking 237 weeks? [- ----- ------- of ----]

7.Zoologist and ethologist Desmond Morris came up with which phrase to describe humans? [The ----- Ape]

8.John Snow (1813-1858) is considered one of the founders of epidemiology because of his work identifying the source of transmission of?

9.Alan Turing is most associated with?

10.Who is the official advisor to the Sovereign on scientific and astronomical matters? [The ---------- -----]

11.What is The Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge more commonly known as?

12.The unit the Farad is named after chemist and physicist Michael Faraday. What does a Farad unit measure?

13.Which Scotsman formulated classical electromagnetic theory?

14.What did Herchel Smith, a University of Manchester researcher, create in 1961?

15.The proposal of strained quantum-well lasers by Brit Alf Adams has led to?

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