Welcome to Insight’s Science Quiz No. 1
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#1. Which scientist made and used his own single lensed microscopes and is widely regarded as the 'Father of Microscopy'?
#2. In molecular biology and now in the context of Covid-19 testing, what does PCR stand for?
#3. In degrees Celcius, what temperature is Absolute Zero?
#4. In spectrophotometry, which law relates the attenuation of light to the properties of the material through which the light is passing?
#5. Who was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize in a scientific discipline?
#6. At what temperature are Celsius and Fahrenheit equal?
#7. Which type of cell has a nucleus?
#8. In Botany, what kind of tissue would form part of a plant's vascular system?
#9. Which planet is the 6th most distant from the Sun?
#10. Which German scientist lost his right eye in a laboratory explosion and perfected the design of a gas burner that he used in spectroscopic studies to discover the elements Caesium and Rubidium?