100+ Nature and Science Trivia Quiz Questions (And Answers)

If you’re looking for new nature and science trivia questions and answers, you came to the right place. We have assembled all of our trivia questions on science, scientists, and nature from our daily quizzes and news quizzes of the week in a neat useful list. Below are recent nature and science trivia questions on everyday chemical compounds, strange animals, climate research, outer-space, great scientists, and more.

Latest Nature Questions

Nature trivia quiz

Ten unique nature trivia quiz questions on plants, animals, and natural phenomena. You can find answers in our Latest Nature Trivia Quiz.

  • What makes Saxaul trees unique?

    Photo: Abodi009, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    They produce seeds only as they become drier.
    They produce seeds only when it rains.
    They produce seeds only once every 20 years.
    They produce golden seeds.

    How many tree species are on Earth?

    Photo: Artur Warchavchik, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Roughly 730.
    Roughly 7,300.
    Roughly 73,300.
    Roughly 733,000.

    Where might one encounter Benzene?

    Image: Benzene_Representations.svg: Vladsingerderivative work: Agung Karjono, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    in motor fuels.
    In the Air.
    In plastics and resins.
    All of the above.

    What is the world’s largest lizard?

    Photo: Kelly Marvella, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Asian water monitor.
    Crocodile monitor.
    Blue iguana.
    Komodo dragon.

    What are Ana, Elsa, Grace, and Ida?

    Image: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Storm names of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.
    Characters from Disney’s Frozen franchise.
    Wildfire names of the 2021 West Coast heat wave.
    Celebrity babies born in 2021.

    What’s true about the western false asphodel?

    Photo: marlin harms, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    It can only be found in jungle canopies.
    It’s genetically engineered.
    It’s a carnivorous plant.
    It’s an annual plant.

    How many leaves does the Welwitschia have?

    Photo: Sara&Joachim on Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    8.
    4.
    2.
    1.

    What's a "red tide"?

    Photo: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC, via Wikimedia Commons
    A political wave towards left-wing governments in Latin America.
    The period between high tide and low tide when the sea level falls.
    The discoloration of the sea surface by harmful algal blooms.
    A cocktail comprising vodka and pomegranate juice.

    How long might a coelacanth fish live?

    Photo: Alberto Fernandez Fernandez, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Up to 100 years.
    Up to 100 months.
    Up to 100 weeks.
    Up to 100 days.
    Micro-animals.
    Marine mammals.
    The largest extant bear species.
    The smallest extant bear species.

Latest Science Trivia Questions

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Ten excellent current science trivia questions. You can find answers in our Latest Science Trivia Quiz.

  • What is the world's largest penguin?

    Photo: Denis Luyten, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The emperor penguin.
    The king penguin.
    The Galápagos penguin.
    The royal penguin.

    What is the median age of US women giving birth?

    Photo: JoséMa Orsini, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    37.
    30.
    27.
    20.

    As of Apr. 2022, how many Americans have had COVID infections?

    Photo: Nadav Alsheich, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
    More than 75%.
    Some 58%.
    About 22%.
    Less than 6%.

    Which natural phenomenon is nicknamed in New Zealand "aurora of the sea"?

    Sander van der Wel, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    The sun reflecting on the sea.
    Manmade light pollution.
    A local cruise ship.
    Blooms of plankton that glow after nightfall.

    What's marine snow?

    Photo: NOAA National Ocean Service, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    It’s snow falling on the ocean.
    It’s material falling to the deep ocean.
    It’s a by-product of coral bleaching.
    Ocean foam on the water surface.

    Which planet is this?

    Image: NASA/APL/NRL/Magellan Team/JPL/USGS
    Jupiter.
    Earth.
    Mercury.
    Venus.

    What’s a solar flare?

    Photo: NASA/SDO
    An eco-friendly way to produce electricity.
    A star system.
    A powerful burst of energy from the Sun.
    The color one gets when staying too long in the Sun.

    What's a "flue effect"?

    Photo: Šarūnas Burdulis, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    It’s when gas changes its temperature when allowed to expand freely.
    It’s when heated air rises in a shaft (or a chimney).
    It’s when the frequency of a wave changes in a moving source.
    It’s an auditory illusion where the listener incorrectly localizes a sound.

    What’s NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope?

    Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The first space telescope ever made.
    The largest and most powerful space telescope ever made.
    The smallest and most powerful space telescope ever made.
    The first telescope stationed on Mars.

    Where might one encounter Benzene?

    Image: Benzene_Representations.svg: Vladsingerderivative work: Agung Karjono, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    in motor fuels.
    In the Air.
    In plastics and resins.
    All of the above.

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Latest Animals Trivia Questions

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Ten up-to-date animals quiz questions. You can find answers in our Latest Animals Trivia Quiz.

  • What is this?

    Photo: USFWSmidwest, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Small tortoiseshell.
    Garden tiger moth.
    Mexican butterfly.
    The monarch butterfly.

    What's Europe's largest land animal?

    Photo: © Michael Gäbler / Wikimedia Commons
    The lynx.
    European bison.
    The wolverine.
    The brown bear.

    How is the Bali myna different from other myna species?

    Photo: Rolandandika, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    It’s an invasive species.
    It’s a talking bird.
    It’s all-white.
    It eats insects and fruit.

    What is the world's largest penguin?

    Photo: Denis Luyten, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The emperor penguin.
    The king penguin.
    The Galápagos penguin.
    The royal penguin.

    How old is the oldest known gorilla in the world?

    Photo: © Zoologischer Garten Berlin AG
    65.
    50.
    35.
    20.

    What kind of spider is this?

    Photo: 池田正樹 (talk)masaki ikeda, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Pumpkin spider.
    Jorō spider.
    Cane spider.
    Golden garden spider.

    Which oceanic mammal doesn’t belong on this list?

    Screenshot: Nat Geo Wild on YouTube
    Orca (killer whale).
    Blue whale.
    Fin whale.
    Gray whale.

    What’s the difference between a centipede and a millipede?

    Aggyrolemnoixytes/Paul Marek, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Centipedes have one pair of legs per body segment while millipedes have two pairs.
    Centipedes are real while millipedes are mythical.
    Centipedes have up to 100 legs while millipedes have up to 1,000.
    Centipedes are ten times larger than millipedes.

    What’s connecting Bella, Luna, Lucy, and Daisy?

    They’re the most popular female cat names in the US.
    They’re the most popular female dog names in the US.
    They’re animal characters from the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.
    They’re animal characters from My Little Pony.

    Which rodent is a national symbol of Canada?

    Photo: Deborah Freeman, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Red squirrel.
    Pine marten.
    The deer mouse.
    Beaver.

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Latest Space Trivia Questions

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Ten excellent current planetary trivia questions. You can find answers in our Latest Outer Space Trivia Quiz.

  • What's in the picture?

    Image: NASA, ESA, CSA, and STScI
    The Leo Triplet.
    Stephan’s Quintet.
    Seyfert's Sextet.
    Copeland Septet.

    Which planet is this?

    Image: NASA/APL/NRL/Magellan Team/JPL/USGS
    Jupiter.
    Earth.
    Mercury.
    Venus.

    What’s a solar flare?

    Photo: NASA/SDO
    An eco-friendly way to produce electricity.
    A star system.
    A powerful burst of energy from the Sun.
    The color one gets when staying too long in the Sun.

    What’s in this picture?

    Photo: ESA/Roscosmos/CaSSIS, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO
    A crater on the Moon's dark side.
    A volcano on Earth.
    A crater near Mars's north pole.
    A red velvet dessert.

    How many "Starlink" satellites did Elon Musk's SpaceX launch into space by the end of 2021?

    Screenshot: CNET Highlights on YouTube
    17.
    Around 170.
    Over 1,700.
    About 42,000.

    What’s NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope?

    Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The first space telescope ever made.
    The largest and most powerful space telescope ever made.
    The smallest and most powerful space telescope ever made.
    The first telescope stationed on Mars.

    Who is Jessica Watkins?

    Photo: NASA/Robert Markowitz, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The first Black woman to live on the International Space Station.
    The first Black woman to live on Mars.
    The first Black woman to launch into space.
    The youngest American to launch into space.

    What’s in the center of this galaxy?

    Image: ESA/Hubble & NASA, A. Riess et al., CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    A supermassive black hole.
    A brown dwarf.
    A white dwarf supernova.
    A gas giant.

    What is Ganymede?

    Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS
    Jupiter's smallest moon.
    Jupiter's largest moon.
    One of Mars’s two moons.
    Saturn’s largest moon.

    What's in this picture?

    Image: X-ray: NASA/CXC/UMass/Q.D. Wang; Radio: NRF/SARAO/MeerKAT, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The Milky Way.
    Andromeda Galaxy.
    Disneyland’s fireworks show.
    Deep aquatic life.

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Health Quiz Trivia Questions

Health Quiz 2022

Health, diseases, cures, covid-19, and other medical trivia news questions. You can find answers in our Health Quiz.

  • The monkeypox outbreaks in Europe and North America are concentrated among who?

    Image: Monkeypox virus, PDB-101.rcsb.org, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Men who have sex with men.
    People who visited Africa.
    Women with long COVID.
    People who work with animals.

    What’s the US death toll from COVID-19 as of mid-May 2022?

    Photo: Lawrence Jackson, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    7 million.
    1 million.
    500,000.
    250,000.

    What is the median age of US women giving birth?

    Photo: JoséMa Orsini, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    37.
    30.
    27.
    20.

    As of Apr. 2022, how many Americans have had COVID infections?

    Photo: Nadav Alsheich, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
    More than 75%.
    Some 58%.
    About 22%.
    Less than 6%.

    What was the average life expectancy in the US in 2021?

    69 Years.
    76 years.
    83 Years.
    90 Years.

    In New York, practitioners are qualified to recommend marijuana use for which conditions?

    Photo: HerrBlaze, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    AIDS, Cancer, and Epilepsy.
    For any condition.
    Behavioral and psychiatric disorders.
    Chronic pain.

    What's the original meaning of the word Pandemic?

    All people.
    The plague.
    The flu.
    Cross-nation.

    Pfizer was leading the medicinal market in the late '90s with which little blue pill?

    Ambien
    Prozac
    Viagra
    Lisinopril

    Where is the Vitamin D hormone processed?

    Photo: Rubbish computer, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    On the Sun.
    On the skin.
    In the kidneys and liver.
    In Arizona.

    What is CRISPR-cas9?

    A new technique for viewing inner organs.
    The UN World Food Program.
    A very simple technique for cutting a gene at a specific spot.
    A Covid-19 vaccine.

2021 Science and Technology Trivia Questions

2021 Science and Technology Quiz

21 Carefully picked science and tech questions from our daily and weekly news quizzes in 2021. You can find answers in our 2021 Science and Technology Trivia Quiz.

  • What is Apple’s ProMotion?

    Image: Apple
    Apple’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.

    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.

    What is Sinovac?

    Photo: Governo do Estado de São Paulo, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    A Chinese Covid-19 vaccine manufacturer.
    China's public health authority.
    Traditional Chinese medicine schools.
    A Chinese Coronavirus research facility.

    Which COVID-19 vaccine got the FDA’s full approval (as opposed to emergency approval) first?

    Photo: Lawrence Jackson, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Moderna’s.
    Pfizer’s.
    Oxford/AstraZeneca’s.
    Johnson & Johnson’s.

    Which of these crypto coins DOESN’T Paypal’s Checkout with Crypto allow?

    Dogecoin.
    Bitcoin.
    Litecoin.
    Ethereum.

    Who is Sarah Gilbert, who has a new Barbie doll made in her figure?

    Image: mattel.com
    Former Roseanne and Big Bang Theory actress.
    Historic Olympic champion.
    First woman on the moon.
    Co-creator of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

    What is the Pegasus software?

    Image: Johannes Hevelius, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Government quality spyware.
    Privately operated ransomware.
    Malware protection software.
    A VPN service.

    What’s unique about this Amsterdam canal bridge?

    Screenshot: The Independent on YouTube
    It’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.

    Who was the first person in history to take off in his own spaceship?

    Photo: 2021 (c) Virgin Galactic
    Elon 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 Galactic
    15 Seconds.
    15 Minutes.
    15 Hours.
    15 Days.

    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.

    What is Ganymede?

    Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS
    Jupiter'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 Corden
    Yes!
    No.
    When asked about it, he refuses to answer.

    Where is Utopia Planitia?

    Photo: NASA, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    In the after life.
    On Jupiter.
    On Mars.
    On Venus.

    Why were Apple-AirTags pulled from sale by Australian office supply store chain Officeworks?

    Image: Apple.com
    Due to privacy concerns.
    Due to environmental concerns.
    Due to child safety concerns.
    Because the product malfunctions.

    Who are Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi?

    Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The 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.

    What are AirTags?

    Image: Apple
    Bluetooth headphones.
    A file sharing app.
    A personal location device.
    An air purifying technique.

    What is graphene?

    Image: Nothingserious, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    A type of nanomaterial.
    A type of mineral.
    A type of vinegar.
    A font type.

    What is the Ingenuity helicopter?

    Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    A Chinese satellite.
    The Israeli Unmanned space vehicle.
    The Amazon drone service.
    The first helicopter on Mars.

    Who is this lively lady?

    Screenshot: Reuters on YouTube

     

    A CGI TV host.
    A ‘Real Doll’.
    A robot.
    A new Disney princess in the making.

Climate Crisis 2021 Questions

2021 Climate Crisis Mega Quiz

21 worrisome climate and environment questions (and answers) from our daily and weekly news quizzes in 2021. You can find answers in our Climate Crisis 2021 Quiz.

  • The 2021 COP26 climate talks ended with a deal that, for the first time, does what?

    Photo: 首相官邸ホームページ, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Commissions a space expedition to find alternatives for Earth.
    Promises climate financing to all vulnerable countries.
    Vows net zero emissions worldwide by 2030.
    Targets fossil fuels as the key driver of global warming.

    What’s an African penguin?

    Photo: Sander Spek, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Penguins native to Africa, which do not require particularly low temperatures.
    A type of parrot.
    A South African environmental group.
    An oxymoron.

    The Koalas belong to the same animal kingdom as which animal?

    Photo: Till Niermann, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Bears.
    Kangaroos.
    Elephants.
    Rabbits.

    What is Insulate Britain?

    Photo: Insulate Britain
    A separatists protest group.
    An anticolonial protest group.
    A male-chauvinist protest group.
    An environmentalist protest group.

    In the United States, which products can display the triangular “chasing arrows” recycling symbol?

    All products.
    Recyclable products.
    EPA-approved products.
    Organic products.

    Which country recorded its warmest winter ever in 2021?

    Photo: Prosperosity, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Singapore.
    Canada.
    Iceland.
    New Zealand.

    What is the world’s largest lizard?

    Photo: Kelly Marvella, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Asian water monitor.
    Crocodile monitor.
    Blue iguana.
    Komodo dragon.

    What are Ana, Elsa, Grace, and Ida?

    Image: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Storm names of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.
    Characters from Disney’s Frozen franchise.
    Wildfire names of the 2021 West Coast heat wave.
    Celebrity babies born in 2021.

    In the US, what is the top producing state of bee honey?

    Photo: Ivar Leidus, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Wyoming.
    North Dakota.
    North Carolina.
    Montana.

    What’s the hottest month ever recorded on earth?

    Photo: Rubbish computer, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    July 2021.
    August 2021.
    July 2020.
    August 2020.

    Crete is Greece’s largest island. Which is the second largest?

    Screenshot: SkyNews.com
    Lesbos.
    Euboea (or Evia).
    Rhodes.
    Chios.

    Where is the world's largest coral reef system?

    Photo: Toby Hudson, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Mexico.
    Philippines.
    Australia.
    United States.

    Which of these happened in Siberia during July 2021 for the 3rd year in a row?

    Photo: ugraland, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Red tide.
    Massive wildfires.
    Massive floods.
    Massive flash floods.

    What's a "red tide"?

    Photo: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC, via Wikimedia Commons
    A political wave towards left-wing governments in Latin America.
    The period between high tide and low tide when the sea level falls.
    The discoloration of the sea surface by harmful algal blooms.
    A cocktail comprising vodka and pomegranate juice.

    What’s described as Germany’s worst natural disaster in almost six decades?

    Photo: Bärwinkel, Klaus, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    The 1990 storm.
    The 2002 flooding.
    The extreme temperatures of 2003.
    The 2021 flooding.

    What’s connecting the Dutch town of Venlo, the Belgian town of Pepinster, and the Austrian town of Kufstein?

    Photo: Christophe Licoppe, European Commission, Attribution, via Wikimedia Commons
    They hosted the most recent world climate summits.
    They were all severely flooded on July 2021.
    They recorded the highest temperatures in Europe on July 2021.
    They seem to be unaffected by climate change.

    How is Flash flooding different from just flooding?

    Photo: Harkey Lodger, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Flash floods usually occur after a heavy rainfall in urban areas.
    Flash floods can last days or weeks.
    Flash floods usually occur in a dry area with rising water from a river.
    Flash floods usually occur in highly agricultural areas.

    What Is a Megadrought?

    Photo: John McColgan, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska Fire Service, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    A heat wave that lasts for days.
    A heat wave that lasts for weeks.
    A period of extreme dryness that lasts for months.
    A period of extreme dryness that lasts for decades.

    Californians and Texans are asked to conserve energy and set thermostats to which temperature?

    Photo: Dennis Murphy, GFDL, via Wikimedia Commons
    79°F (26°C).
    78°F (25°C).
    75°F (24°C).
    73°F (23°C).

    Portland International Airport in Oregon hit the highest temperature ever recorded there since historical records began in 1940. What was it?

    Photo: flypdx.com
    115°F (46°C)
    104°F (40°C)
    96°F (36°C)
    88°F (31°C)

    What happened to Darwin’s Arch in 2021?

    Photo: refractor, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    It reopened for visitors.
    It lost its top.
    It was moved to a different location.
    Its structure was reinforced.

2020 Nature and Science Trivia Quiz Questions

2020 Science Quiz
2020 Science Quiz

12 Questions for science geeks from 2020. You can find answers in our 2020 Science Quiz.

  • What’s the main difference between the Moderna and the Pfizer COVID vaccines, announced in November 2020?

    Photo: Rio Tuasikal (VOA), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Only one reached high effectiveness.
    Only one has been tested on people.
    Only one can be kept in a regular freezer.
    Only one can be delivered internationally.

    What’s the name of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft in use on NASA’s first full-fledged mission on a privately-owned space taxi?

    Photo: NASA
    Resilience
    Durability
    Permanence
    Serenity

    Where is the artificial vanilla flavor produced?

    English: NPS Photo, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Inside beaver castor glands (located near the anus).
    It's a by-product of the wood pulp industry.
    It's produced from brown vanilla beans.
    Madagascar.

    Where is the Vitamin D hormone processed?

    Photo: Rubbish computer, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    On the Sun.
    On the skin.
    In the kidneys and liver.
    In Arizona.

    Where can you find the Clavius crater?

    Mars
    Venus
    Jupiter
    The moon

    What is Fracking?

    Photo: The White House from Washington, DC / Public domain
    Excessive or abusive criticism.
    Running out of steam, languishing or fading.
    Moving together in large numbers.
    A well stimulation technique involving pressurized liquid.

    What is CRISPR-cas9?

    A new technique for viewing inner organs.
    The UN World Food Program.
    A very simple technique for cutting a gene at a specific spot.
    A Covid-19 vaccine.

    What is Sir David Attenborough’s main field of research?

     

     

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    Natural History
    Botanica
    Anthropology
    Philosophy

    What is the average lifespan of hippos?

    Photo: Gusjer / CC BY
    10-20 years
    20-30 years
    30-40 years
    40-50 years

    What is Ammonium nitrate usually used for?

    Gunpowder
    Missile warheads
    Cleaning tubes
    Fertilizing crops

    What did NASA name the robot exploring Mars these days?

    Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech
    Perseverance
    Exomars
    InSight
    Curiosity

    What is Hydroxychloroquine actually being used to cure?

    Covid-19
    Malaria
    Common Flu
    Delusional behavior

A Big Fat List of Nature and Science Trivia Questions

Science Trivia Questions Quiz Round
  • Where can you catch a glimpse of NEOWISE?

    On the ground
    In the skies
    In the ocean
    In the jungle

    What is Hydroxychloroquine actually being used to cure?

    Covid-19
    Malaria
    Common Flu
    Delusional behavior

    What is a Stegosaurus?

    A type of bird.
    A type of dinosaur.
    A type of fish.
    A type of mammal.

    What did NASA name the robot exploring Mars these days?

    Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech
    Perseverance
    Exomars
    InSight
    Curiosity

    What is Ammonium nitrate usually used for?

    Gunpowder
    Missile warheads
    Cleaning tubes
    Fertilizing crops

    In the context of COVID-19, what's the difference between Antigen and PCR diagnostic tests?

    Photo: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention / Public domain
    PCR is more commonly used, Antigen is newer, with results in minutes.
    PCR uses nasal swabs, Antigen uses blood samples.
    PCR is newer, with faster results, Antigen is more accurate,
    There is no difference between the two,

    What does the big bang theory explain (among other things)?

    Image: Annatsach / CC BY

    Why the universe is expanding.
    Why the earth is water based.
    Why dinosaurs were extinct.
    Why birds fly.

    Can you recall what happens to our perception of saltiness and sweetness at high altitudes?

    Photo: Toshi Aoki - JP Spotters / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)
    It rises by 30%.
    It drops by 30%.
    It vanishes completely.
    It doesn’t change.

    What is the average lifespan of hippos?

    Photo: Gusjer / CC BY
    10-20 years
    20-30 years
    30-40 years
    40-50 years

    What is Sir David Attenborough’s main field of research?

     

     

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    Natural History
    Botanica
    Anthropology
    Philosophy

    What is CRISPR-cas9?

    A new technique for viewing inner organs.
    The UN World Food Program.
    A very simple technique for cutting a gene at a specific spot.
    A Covid-19 vaccine.

    What is Fracking?

    Photo: The White House from Washington, DC / Public domain
    Excessive or abusive criticism.
    Running out of steam, languishing or fading.
    Moving together in large numbers.
    A well stimulation technique involving pressurized liquid.

    Where can you find the Clavius crater?

    Mars
    Venus
    Jupiter
    The moon

    Where is the Vitamin D hormone processed?

    Photo: Rubbish computer, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    On the Sun.
    On the skin.
    In the kidneys and liver.
    In Arizona.

    Pfizer was leading the medicinal market in the late '90s with which little blue pill?

    Ambien
    Prozac
    Viagra
    Lisinopril

    Where is the artificial vanilla flavor produced?

    English: NPS Photo, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Inside beaver castor glands (located near the anus).
    It's a by-product of the wood pulp industry.
    It's produced from brown vanilla beans.
    Madagascar.

    What type of vehicle is the Crew Dragon?

    A space shuttle.
    A cruise ship.
    An electric truck.
    A mythical aircraft.

    What’s the name of SpaceX's Crew Dragon spacecraft in use on NASA’s first full-fledged mission on a privately-owned space taxi?

    Photo: NASA
    Resilience
    Durability
    Permanence
    Serenity

    What’s the main difference between the Moderna and the Pfizer COVID vaccines, announced in November 2020?

    Photo: Rio Tuasikal (VOA), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Only one reached high effectiveness.
    Only one has been tested on people.
    Only one can be kept in a regular freezer.
    Only one can be delivered internationally.

    How is the AstraZeneca Covid vaccine different from the ones announced by Pfizer and Moderna?

    It’s much cheaper.
    It requires normal refrigerating conditions.
    It appears to work better in lower dosage.
    It’s all of the above.

    OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma pleaded guilty in a criminal case, admitting doing what?

    Photo: Psiĥedelisto, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
    It didn’t maintain an effective program to prevent black market prescription drugs.
    It provided misleading information to the DEA to boost manufacturing quotas.
    It paid doctors to write more prescriptions for its painkillers.
    It paid a medical records company to send doctors information that encouraged them to prescribe opioids.
    It admitted all of the above.

    What's the original meaning of the word Pandemic?

    All people.
    The plague.
    The flu.
    Cross-nation.

    Citizens of which country will be the first to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine?

    United Kingdom.
    United States.
    Russia.
    United Arab Emirates.

    What’s the approximate speed of sound?

    Photo: U.S. Air Force photo, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    About 575 mph, or 930 km/h.
    About 767 mph, or 1,234 km/h.
    About 1,800 mph, or 2,900 km/h.
    About 671 million mph, or 1,080 million km/h.

    Where is the Jezero Crater?

    In Florida.
    On the Sun.
    On the moon.
    On Mars.

    Three space missions were sent toward Mars during the July 2020 Mars launch window. Who got there first?

    Image: ESA & MPS for OSIRIS Team MPS/UPD/LAM/IAA/RSSD/INTA/UPM/DASP/IDA, CC BY-SA 3.0 IGO, via Wikimedia Commons
    United States’ Perseverance rover.
    Chinese Tianwen-1.
    The Emirates Mars Mission.

    What is the Ingenuity helicopter?

    Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    A Chinese satellite.
    The Israeli Unmanned space vehicle.
    The Amazon drone service.
    The first helicopter on Mars.
    2
    3
    4
    5

    What is graphene?

    Image: Nothingserious, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    A type of nanomaterial.
    A type of mineral.
    A type of vinegar.
    A font type.

    Who are Michael Hopkins, Victor Glover, Shannon Walker, and Soichi Noguchi?

    Photo: NASA/Bill Ingalls, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The 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.

    Where is Utopia Planitia?

    Photo: NASA, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    In the after life.
    On Jupiter.
    On Mars.
    On Venus.

    According to Barack Obama, is there a lab where the US is keeping alien specimens and spaceships?

    Screenshot: The Late Late Show with James Corden
    Yes!
    No.
    When asked about it, he refuses to answer.

    Who wrote the famous “A Brief History of Time”?

    Richard Dawkins.
    Stephen Hawking.
    Yuval Noah Harari.
    Charles Darwin.

    What's in this picture?

    Image: X-ray: NASA/CXC/UMass/Q.D. Wang; Radio: NRF/SARAO/MeerKAT, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The Milky Way.
    Andromeda Galaxy.
    Disneyland’s fireworks show.
    Deep aquatic life.

    What is talc (talcum)?

    Image: Austin Kirk, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Refined asbestos.
    A clay mineral.
    Cornstarch (corn flour).
    Sulfur powder.
    Micro-animals.
    Marine mammals.
    The largest extant bear species.
    The smallest extant bear species.

    What is Ganymede?

    Image: NASA/JPL-Caltech/SwRI/MSSS
    Jupiter's smallest moon.
    Jupiter's largest moon.
    One of Mars’s two moons.
    Saturn’s largest moon.

    What is the world’s most illegally traded wild mammal?

    Photo: Muséum de Toulouse, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    African Rhino.
    African Elephant.
    Pangolin.
    Tiger.

    In New York, practitioners are qualified to recommend marijuana use for which conditions?

    Photo: HerrBlaze, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    AIDS, Cancer, and Epilepsy.
    For any condition.
    Behavioral and psychiatric disorders.
    Chronic pain.

    How long might a coelacanth fish live?

    Photo: Alberto Fernandez Fernandez, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Up to 100 years.
    Up to 100 months.
    Up to 100 weeks.
    Up to 100 days.

    What’s in the center of this galaxy?

    Image: ESA/Hubble & NASA, A. Riess et al., CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    A supermassive black hole.
    A brown dwarf.
    A white dwarf supernova.
    A gas giant.

    Until 2021, which year recorded the highest global average temperatures?

    Image: NASA, slight adjustments by Femke Nijsse for accessibility, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    1983 (in tie with 1981).
    1995 (in tie with 1990).
    2002 (in tie with 1998).
    2020 (in tie with 2016).

    What Is a Megadrought?

    Photo: John McColgan, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska Fire Service, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    A heat wave that lasts for days.
    A heat wave that lasts for weeks.
    A period of extreme dryness that lasts for months.
    A period of extreme dryness that lasts for decades.

    How long did the Virgin Galactic July 2021 space flight take?

    Photo: Jason Vancil for Virgin Galactic, 2021 (c) Virgin Galactic
    15 Seconds.
    15 Minutes.
    15 Hours.
    15 Days.

    Who was the first septuagenarian to go into space?

    Photo: NASA / ROBERT MARKOWITZ, MARK SOWA, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Richard Branson.
    Alan Shepard.
    Buzz Aldrin.
    John Glenn.

    How is Flash flooding different from just flooding?

    Photo: Harkey Lodger, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Flash floods usually occur after a heavy rainfall in urban areas.
    Flash floods can last days or weeks.
    Flash floods usually occur in a dry area with rising water from a river.
    Flash floods usually occur in highly agricultural areas.

    What’s described as Germany’s worst natural disaster in almost six decades?

    Photo: Bärwinkel, Klaus, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    The 1990 storm.
    The 2002 flooding.
    The extreme temperatures of 2003.
    The 2021 flooding.

    What's a "red tide"?

    Photo: Jeff Schmaltz, MODIS Rapid Response Team, NASA/GSFC, via Wikimedia Commons
    A political wave towards left-wing governments in Latin America.
    The period between high tide and low tide when the sea level falls.
    The discoloration of the sea surface by harmful algal blooms.
    A cocktail comprising vodka and pomegranate juice.

    According to the WMO (World Meteorological Organisation), when was the world's highest temperature recorded?

    Photo: Brocken Inaglory, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    2020 and 2021.
    1934 and 2021.
    1913 and 2021.
    1885 and 2021.

    Which records did Jeff Bezos’ space flight break?

    Screenshot: Blue Origin on Youtube
    The first private space flight.
    The youngest and oldest people to ever fly in space.
    Only the oldest person to ever fly in space.
    The first fully automatic space flight.

    Blue Origin’s New Shepard is named after whom?

    Photo: NASA Flight Opportunities, via Wikimedia Commons
    America’s first astronaut.
    The main character of the Mass Effect video games.
    A character in the Marvel Comics Universe.
    A character from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2.

    What was the average life expectancy in the US in 2021?

    69 Years.
    76 years.
    83 Years.
    90 Years.

    How many leaves does the Welwitschia have?

    Photo: Sara&Joachim on Flickr, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    8.
    4.
    2.
    1.

    Who is Sarah Gilbert, who has a new Barbie doll made in her figure?

    Image: mattel.com
    Former Roseanne and Big Bang Theory actress.
    Historic Olympic champion.
    First woman on the moon.
    Co-creator of the Oxford/AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine.

    What type of disease is multiple sclerosis?

    Screenshot: Dead to Me / Netflix
    An infectious disease.
    An autoimmune disease.
    A cancer type.
    A skin condition.

    What’s true about the western false asphodel?

    Photo: marlin harms, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    It can only be found in jungle canopies.
    It’s genetically engineered.
    It’s a carnivorous plant.
    It’s an annual plant.

    What is the current official highest temperature record in Europe?

    Image: Robert A. Rohde / Berkeley Earth, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    48.0°C (118.4°F), registered in Athens, Greece, in 1977.
    47.4°C (117.3°F) registered in Amareleja, Portugal, in 2003.
    44.8°C (112.6°F) registered in Montenegro in 2007 and 2012.
    46.0°C (114.8°F) registered in Vérargues & Hérault, France, in 2019.

    What’s the hottest month ever recorded on earth?

    Photo: Rubbish computer, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    July 2021.
    August 2021.
    July 2020.
    August 2020.

    What is the Vatican’s stand on Covid-19 Vaccines?

    Screenshot: Vatican News in English on YouTube
    The Pope is against vaccinations in general.
    The Pope urges everyone to get COVID-19 vaccines.
    The Pope refuses to take a stand on vaccinations.
    The Pope suggested waiting for further scientific study.

    What is the animal this yellow-headed caracara is sitting on?

    Photo: Charles J. Sharp, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Capybara (a rodent).
    Tapir (a mammal).
    Alpaca (a camelid).
    Caiman (an alligatoroid).

    Which COVID-19 vaccine got the FDA’s full approval (as opposed to emergency approval) first?

    Photo: Lawrence Jackson, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Moderna’s.
    Pfizer’s.
    Oxford/AstraZeneca’s.
    Johnson & Johnson’s.

    What are Ana, Elsa, Grace, and Ida?

    Image: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Storm names of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season.
    Characters from Disney’s Frozen franchise.
    Wildfire names of the 2021 West Coast heat wave.
    Celebrity babies born in 2021.

    Where was the Coronavirus Mu variant first identified?

    Columbia.
    Colombia.
    Costa Rica.
    Puerto Rico.

    What is Sinovac?

    Photo: Governo do Estado de São Paulo, CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    A Chinese Covid-19 vaccine manufacturer.
    China's public health authority.
    Traditional Chinese medicine schools.
    A Chinese Coronavirus research facility.

    What is the world’s largest lizard?

    Photo: Kelly Marvella, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Asian water monitor.
    Crocodile monitor.
    Blue iguana.
    Komodo dragon.

    In the United States, which products can display the triangular “chasing arrows” recycling symbol?

    All products.
    Recyclable products.
    EPA-approved products.
    Organic products.

    The Koalas belong to the same animal kingdom as which animal?

    Photo: Till Niermann, CC BY 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Bears.
    Kangaroos.
    Elephants.
    Rabbits.

    How old are the world’s oldest female twins?

    Photo: Guinness World Records
    101.
    104.
    107
    110.

    What’s an African penguin?

    Photo: Sander Spek, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Penguins native to Africa, which do not require particularly low temperatures.
    A type of parrot.
    A South African environmental group.
    An oxymoron.

    How much of the world’s population live in urban areas?

    Image: Original from NASA. Digitally enhanced by rawpixel., CC BY 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons.
    More than half the world’s population.
    About 25% of the world’s population.
    About 10% of the world’s population.
    About 1% of the world’s population.

    What is Coral Bleaching?

    Photo: Matt Kieffer from London, United Kingdom, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    A disinfector for home use.
    The main reason for the world’s corals disappearing.
    An Eco-Friendly household cleaning product.
    A fabric pattern.

    Who is Samantha Cristoforetti?

    Photo: NASA on The Commons,  via Wikimedia Commons
    An Italian actress.
    An Italian tennis player.
    An Italian astronaut.
    An Italian fashion model.

    When was the earliest known human use of tobacco?

    Photo: Fredderik, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    About 123,000 years ago.
    About 12,300 years ago.
    About 1,230 years ago.
    About 230 years ago.

    What is body dysmorphia?

    Screenshot: GQ on YouTube
    An eye condition.
    A rare bone disease.
    A mental health condition.
    A computer generated visual effect.

    What name was given to the 3.2 million-year-old skeletal remains of a human ancestor found in Ethiopia in 1974?

    Photo: Wolfgang Sauber, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Nikita.
    Lucy.
    Anna.
    Mathilda.

    What’s the global death toll after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic?

    Image: CDC/ Alissa Eckert, MS; Dan Higgins, MAM, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Under 500,000.
    Over 6 million.
    Around 2 million.
    Around 1 million.

    Who is Jessica Watkins?

    Photo: NASA/Robert Markowitz, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The first Black woman to live on the International Space Station.
    The first Black woman to live on Mars.
    The first Black woman to launch into space.
    The youngest American to launch into space.

    What's Russia's Sputnik V?

    Photo: Presidencia de Guatemala, via Wikimedia Commons
    Undetectable poison.
    Olympic stadium.
    Uncrewed spacecraft.
    Covid-19 vaccine.

    What is unique about the Thwaites glacier?

    Photo: NASA, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    It’s unmeltable.
    It’s the smallest glacier on Earth.
    It’s the last remaining glacier on Earth.
    It’s the widest glacier on Earth.

    Where might one encounter Benzene?

    Image: Benzene_Representations.svg: Vladsingerderivative work: Agung Karjono, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    in motor fuels.
    In the Air.
    In plastics and resins.
    All of the above.

    What's a "flue effect"?

    Photo: Šarūnas Burdulis, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    It’s when gas changes its temperature when allowed to expand freely.
    It’s when heated air rises in a shaft (or a chimney).
    It’s when the frequency of a wave changes in a moving source.
    It’s an auditory illusion where the listener incorrectly localizes a sound.

    What’s endometriosis?

    Photo: @amyschumer on Instagram 
    A condition that weakens bones, making them fragile and more likely to break.
    A disorder in which the tissue lining the uterus or womb exists outside the uterus.
    An abnormal twisting and curvature of the spine.
    A bacterial infection spread through inhaling droplets from the coughs of an infected person.

    How old was Zara Rutherford when she became the youngest female pilot to fly solo around the world?

    Photo: FlyZolo.com, CC BY 4.0
    14.
    19.
    24.
    29.

    What’s a solar flare?

    Photo: NASA/SDO
    An eco-friendly way to produce electricity.
    A star system.
    A powerful burst of energy from the Sun.
    The color one gets when staying too long in the Sun.

    What’s Cryolipolysis?

    Photo: PEOPLE
    Fat removal by suction.
    Fat removal by ultrasound waves.
    Fat removal by freezing.
    Fat removal by low-level laser light.

    What’s alopecia?

    Screenshot: 94th Academy Awards / ABC
    A state of tiredness.
    Skeletal muscle weakness.
    Blood cell deficiency.
    Hair loss.

    What’s aphasia?

    Photo: Gage Skidmore, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    A language disorder.
    A hearing disorder.
    An inability to process sensory information.
    A visual processing disorder.

    What's Trichotillomania?

    Screenshot: The Howard Stern Show on YouTube
    A disorder that causes people to pull out their hair.
    A disorder that causes people to eat their hair.
    A disorder that causes people to bite their fingernails.
    A disorder that causes people to try to tear their nails off.

    As of Apr. 2022, how many Americans have had COVID infections?

    Photo: Nadav Alsheich, CC0, via Wikimedia Commons
    More than 75%.
    Some 58%.
    About 22%.
    Less than 6%.

    How old is the oldest verified living person?

    Screenshot: Guinness World Records on YouTube
    118.
    116.
    114.
    112.

    Menthol cigarettes make up how much of the US cigarette market?

    Photo: Drivera90~commonswiki., Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Less than one-sixth.
    More that 50%.
    About one-third.
    Around one quarter.

    What is the median age of US women giving birth?

    Photo: JoséMa Orsini, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    37.
    30.
    27.
    20.

    What’s the US death toll from COVID-19 as of mid-May 2022?

    Photo: Lawrence Jackson, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    7 million.
    1 million.
    500,000.
    250,000.

    In comparison to smallpox, Western African monkeypox is what?

    Photo: Joekyabby1, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Usually milder.
    Usually harsher.
    Usually fatal.
    Monkeypox was discovered earlier.

    What's Ramsay Hunt syndrome?

    Screenshot: Justin Bieber on Instagram
    A virus that affects nerves in the face.
    Symptoms associated with the carpal tunnel.
    A form of brain stroke.
    A rapid-spreading muscle weakness.

    What's Pancreatitis?

    Screenshot: Access Hollywood on YouTube
    Inflammation of the stomach area.
    A type of cancer that affects the stomach.
    A mental condition.
    An inflammation of the brain.

    What does CERN stand for?

    Photo: FerdinandoGior, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Commission for Environmental and Natural Research.
    European Center for Nuclear Research.
    Economic Capital Northern Research.
    Central European Raving Nucleus.

    What's prosopagnosia?

    Brad Pitt on the cover of the Aug. 2022 issue of GQ. Photo: Elizaveta Porodina
    A difficulty with identifying letters.
    A difficulty to distinguish or recognize the fingers.
    Face blindness.
    A difficulty to recognize familiar voices.

    The monkeypox outbreaks in Europe and North America are concentrated among who?

    Image: Monkeypox virus, PDB-101.rcsb.org, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Men who have sex with men.
    People who visited Africa.
    Women with long COVID.
    People who work with animals.

    What's spastic diplegia?

    Screenshot: Beyoncé on YouTube
    A chronic metabolic condition.
    A chronic mental condition.
    A dance move.
    A chronic neuromuscular condition.

    What does China's chief epidemiologist recommend doing to avoid Monkeypox infection?

    Screenshot: 中国新闻社 on YouTube
    To avoid skin-to-skin contact with foreigners.
    To avoid close contact with anyone with suspected monkeypox.
    To get vaccinated.
    To stay informed about monkeypox in your area.

    What's ALS?

    Photo: CMS-Creative Management Associates/John Levy (management), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    A mental disorder.
    A virus.
    A neurodegenerative disease.
    An autoimmune disease.
    4 Billion.
    6 Billion.
    7 Billion.
    8 Billion.

    What is a leap second?

    Image: HowSmart.net with Dall-E
    It’s when shares rapidly rise and then fall.
    It’s when the main course in a meal is served with drinks.
    It’s a one-second adjustment occasionally applied to the Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).
    It’s when one eagerly accepts an opportunity only if offered twice.
  • Why are wax worms - moth larvae - called this way?

    Photo: Sam Droege, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    They look like wax.
    They produce wax.
    They eat wax.
    They’re made of wax.

    What are the names of late Queen Elizabeth's two corgi dogs?

    Screenshot: Sky News via YouTube
    Sunnie and Kinord.
    Sandy and Muick.
    Shannon and Glen.
    Sammy and Morlich.

    Which animal families have immortal members?

    Photo: © Tony Wills / CC BY-SA 4.0 via iNaturalist.NZ
    Corals and sea worms.
    Hydra and jellyfish.
    Marine sponges and crabs.
    Sea cucumbers and dolphins.

    What is this?

    Photo: USFWSmidwest, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Small tortoiseshell.
    Garden tiger moth.
    Mexican butterfly.
    The monarch butterfly.

    What's Europe's largest land animal?

    Photo: © Michael Gäbler / Wikimedia Commons
    The lynx.
    European bison.
    The wolverine.
    The brown bear.

    How is the Bali myna different from other myna species?

    Photo: Rolandandika, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    It’s an invasive species.
    It’s a talking bird.
    It’s all-white.
    It eats insects and fruit.

    What is the world's largest penguin?

    Photo: Denis Luyten, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    The emperor penguin.
    The king penguin.
    The Galápagos penguin.
    The royal penguin.

    What were the Ichthyosaurs?

    Scientifically incorrect (but still impressive) image: Heinrich Harder (1858–1935), Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Extinct flying reptiles.
    Large extinct marine reptiles.
    Extinct marine mollusk animals.
    Four-legged, armored dinosaurs.

    How old is the oldest known gorilla in the world?

    Photo: © Zoologischer Garten Berlin AG
    65.
    50.
    35.
    20.

    What kind of spider is this?

    Photo: 池田正樹 (talk)masaki ikeda, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Pumpkin spider.
    Jorō spider.
    Cane spider.
    Golden garden spider.

    Which oceanic mammal doesn’t belong on this list?

    Screenshot: Nat Geo Wild on YouTube
    Orca (killer whale).
    Blue whale.
    Fin whale.
    Gray whale.

    What's Jonah's icefish?

    Photo: A research team from the Alfred Wagner Institute.
    An Antarctic deep water fish.
    An Antarctic whale.
    An American fishery chain.
    A type of refrigerator.

    What’s the difference between a centipede and a millipede?

    Aggyrolemnoixytes/Paul Marek, CC BY 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Centipedes have one pair of legs per body segment while millipedes have two pairs.
    Centipedes are real while millipedes are mythical.
    Centipedes have up to 100 legs while millipedes have up to 1,000.
    Centipedes are ten times larger than millipedes.

    What's a hydra?

    Photo: Przemysław Malkowski, CC BY-SA 3.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    The fish’s backbone.
    Flowering underwater plants native to Europe and Africa.
    A freshwater invertebrate animal about a half-inch long.
    A three-headed water snake.

    What’s connecting Bella, Luna, Lucy, and Daisy?

    They’re the most popular female cat names in the US.
    They’re the most popular female dog names in the US.
    They’re animal characters from the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.
    They’re animal characters from My Little Pony.

    Which rodent is a national symbol of Canada?

    Photo: Deborah Freeman, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons
    Red squirrel.
    Pine marten.
    The deer mouse.
    Beaver.

    What were the names of the Obama presidential pets?

    Photo: Pete Souza, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
    Champ and Major
    Bo and Sunny
    Socks and Buddy
    Liberty and Misty

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