First Science Quiz for the New Year

Happy New Year

…and welcome to our first Science Quiz of 2022. You’ve probably had an extended break over the festive period, so you’ll be fresh, alert and raring to go. You’ll need 7 correct answers to score a ‘Pass’ and so far 66% of respondents have been passing our tests while 12% have been getting full marks.

Can you pass the Science Quiz for Scientists?
Grab a drink and let’s see how you do.

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#1. Which scientist won the Nobel Prize in 1919 for their work on Quantum Theory?

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#2. Chronobiology is the study of what?

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#3. Which chemical element was formerly named Hydrargyrum?

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#4. In 2006, Pluto was reclassified as a Dwarf Planet. Others have been discovered orbiting the Sun and one of these is called...?

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#5. What is a Qubit?

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#6. Which gland in the human body is responsible for the regulation of Calcium in the bloodstream?

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#7. Which technique is most likely to be used to study the structure of proteins?

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#8. What type of ionising radiation from radioactive materials is most likely to penetrate lead ?

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#9. What is the world's most widely consumed psychoactive drug?

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#10. The study of the body's genes in known as?

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Results

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