2021 Year-End Round-Up Trivia: 21 Carefully picked science and tech questions from our daily and weekly news quizzes in 2021. Are AirTags dangerous? What is the Ingenuity helicopter? And which COVID-19 vaccine got the FDA’s full approval? Take the 2021 science and technology Quiz, and find out!
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Our 2021 Science and Technology Quiz Questions List
Who is this lively lady?
Screenshot: Reuters on YouTubeA CGI TV host.A ‘Real Doll’.A robot.A new Disney princess in the making.
What are AirTags?
Image: AppleBluetooth headphones.A file sharing app.A personal location device.An air purifying technique.
Why were Apple-AirTags pulled from sale by Australian office supply store chain Officeworks?
Image: Apple.comDue to privacy concerns.Due to environmental concerns.Due to child safety concerns.Because the product malfunctions.
What is Apple’s ProMotion?
Image: AppleApple’s new ad service.iPhone 13’s new motion detector.A new feature that allows the display to change its refresh rate.Apple TV’s 1-year free subscription.
Who are Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi?
Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls, Public domain, via Wikimedia CommonsThe first astronauts on SpaceX Crew Dragon.The first astronauts on the International Space Station.The first astronauts to reach Mars.The first astronauts to perform a pre-dawn splashdown.
Who was the first person in history to take off in his own spaceship?
Photo: 2021 (c) Virgin GalacticElon Musk.Jeff Bezos.Richard Branson.Alan Shepard.
How long did the Virgin Galactic July 2021 space flight take?
Photo: Jason Vancil for Virgin Galactic, 2021 (c) Virgin Galactic15 Seconds.15 Minutes.15 Hours.15 Days.
What is the Ingenuity helicopter?
Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech, Public domain, via Wikimedia CommonsA Chinese satellite.The Israeli Unmanned space vehicle.The Amazon drone service.The first helicopter on Mars.
Where is Utopia Planitia?
Photo: NASA, Public domain, via Wikimedia CommonsIn the after life.On Jupiter.On Mars.On Venus.
What is Ganymede?
Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSSJupiter's smallest moon.Jupiter's largest moon.One of Mars’s two moons.Saturn’s largest moon.
According to Barack Obama, is there a lab where the US is keeping alien specimens and spaceships?
Screenshot: The Late Late Show with James CordenYes!No.When asked about it, he refuses to answer.
Which Windows version did Microsoft dub "the last version of Windows"?Windows 11.Windows 10.Windows Me.Windows Vista.
Which changes can you expect from the new Windows 11 OS?A new start-up sound.A new logo.A new "Widgets" feature.All of the above, and more.
Who is Sarah Gilbert, who has a new Barbie doll made in her figure?
Image: mattel.comFormer Roseanne and Big Bang Theory actress.Historic Olympic champion.First woman on the moon.Co-creator of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.
Which COVID-19 vaccine got the FDA’s full approval (as opposed to emergency approval) first?
Photo: Lawrence Jackson, Public domain, via Wikimedia CommonsModerna’s.Pfizer’s.Oxford/AstraZeneca’s.Johnson & Johnson’s.A Chinese Covid-19 vaccine manufacturer.China's public health authority.Traditional Chinese medicine schools.A Chinese Coronavirus research facility.
What is graphene?
Image: Nothingserious, Public domain, via Wikimedia CommonsA type of nanomaterial.A type of mineral.A type of vinegar.A font type.
What is the Pegasus software?
Image: Johannes Hevelius, Public domain, via Wikimedia CommonsGovernment quality spyware.Privately operated ransomware.Malware protection software.A VPN service.
What is Nifty?A Chinese prenatal DNA test of women and fetuses.The Indian stock market index.A Japanese internet service provider.All of the above.
Which of these crypto coins DOESN’T Paypal’s Checkout with Crypto allow?Dogecoin.Bitcoin.Litecoin.Ethereum.
What’s unique about this Amsterdam canal bridge?
Screenshot: The Independent on YouTubeIt’s the oldest pedestrian bridge in Amsterdam.It was designed by Rembrandt.It’s a present from France.It’s a 3D-printed pedestrian bridge.