Science Quiz II

Quiz Questions

  1. What name is given to the common piece of lab glassware consisting of a finger-like length of clear glass?
  2. How many lungs does a human have?
  3. What is H2O more commonly known as?
  4. True or false? Mercury is often used in thermometers?
  5. What colour is the gemstone rugby?
  6. What name is given to a type of rock that contains important metals that can be extracted?
  7. Which sort of table is an ordered arrangement of chemical elements?
  8. True or false? A barometer is a scientific instrument used to measure atmospheric pressure?
  9. Which measurement, equal to six feet, is often used to measure the depth of water?
  10. Does the air we breath contain mostly oxygen, notrogen or carbon dioxide?
  11. What does a geiger counter measure?
  12. Seismic activity refers to what dreadful events?


  1. Test tube
  2. Two
  3. Water
  4. True
  5. Red (also accept pink as an answer)
  6. Ore
  7. The Periodic Table
  8. True
  9. Fathom
  10. Nitrogen (78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, 1% argon, 0.04% carbon dioxide)
  11. Radiation
  12. Earthquakes