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  1. 1. Science Quiz Just another science quiz
  2. 2. Question 1 What is so special about this publication?
  3. 3. In 1661 Robert Boyle published The Sceptical Chymist in which he argued that matter was composed of various combinations of different "corpuscules" or atoms, rather than the classical elements of air, earth, fire and water. Answer
  4. 4. Question 2 X was an administrator of the Ferme Générale and a powerful member of a number of other aristocratic councils. All of these political and economic activities enabled him to fund his scientific research. At the height of the French Revolution, he was accused by Jean-Paul Marat of selling adulterated tobacco and of other crimes, and was eventually guillotined a year after Marat's death. Benjamin Franklin was familiar with X, as they were both members of the "Benjamin Franklin inquiries" into Mesmer and animal magnetism. Who is X? The simplest one. 
  5. 5. Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier Answer
  6. 6. Question 3 Grave of which scientist?
  7. 7. Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac Answer
  8. 8. Question 4 Founded in November 1660 it is a learned society for science, and is possibly the oldest such society still in existence. There are currently 1,314 Fellows who are allowed to use the postnominal title FRS. It’s motto, Nullius in verba, is Latin for "Take nobody's word for it". It was adopted to signify the Fellows' determination to establish facts via experiments and comes from Horace's Epistles. What are we talking about?
  9. 9. Answer The Royal Society, London, UK
  10. 10. Question 5 This phenomenon is named after the Austrian physicist , who proposed it in 1842 that it is the change in frequency of a wave for an observer moving relative to its source. It is commonly heard when a vehicle sounding a siren or horn approaches, passes, and recedes from an observer. The received frequency is higher during the approach, it is identical at the instant of passing by, and it is lower during the recession. Which effect?
  11. 11. Answer The Doppler Effect
  12. 12. Question 6 Its IUPAC name is 2-Oxo-L-threo-hexono-1,4-lactone-2,3-enediol. It is also known as ascorbic acid. In 1747 James Lind, a British Royal Navy found a unique way of preventing a disease if this was taken. What are we referring to?
  13. 13. Answer Vitamin C
  14. 14. Question 7 The concept of X was first introduced by Danish chemist Søren Peder Lauritz Sørensen at the Carlsberg Laboratory in 1909 and revised to the modern X in 1924 to accommodate definitions and measurements in terms of electrochemical cells. What is X?
  15. 15. Answer The pH scale
  16. 16. Question 8 Connect
  17. 17. Answer All of them have attempted to arrange elements in a periodic form. Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier Dmitri Mendeleev John Newland Dobereiner
  18. 18. Question 9 Logo Of?
  19. 19. Answer Bhaba Atomic Research Center, Trombay
  20. 20. Question 9 What has been blacked out?
  21. 21. Answer Higgs Boson
  22. 22. Question 10 Le marchand de la mort est mort. Connect.
  23. 23. Answer Alfred Nobel The first is a French newspaper article which read ‘The Merchant of Dead is Dead’, a misleading article which said that Nobel had died. It made him think and this led to him creating the Nobel Prizes. The second is the logo of Akzo Nobel. The third is the chemical element Nobelium, named in his honour.
  24. 24. Question 11 Which biological word was first described in this book?
  25. 25. Answer Cell The work ‘Micrographia’ is the work of Robert Hooke who mentioned the word cell in it.
  26. 26. Question 12 Connect.
  27. 27. Answer The Manhattan Project. It was the project which developed the atomic bomb during the Second World War. The people are associated with the Project. Leslie Groves Enrico Fermi Robert J. Oppenheimer The last is the shoulder patch which was adopted by the people who worked on it.
  28. 28. Question 13 A person X, rushed into the Eagle Pub on an uneventful day in February 1953 and remarked, “We have discovered the secret of life”. What was X referring to and Identify him.
  29. 29. Answer The person is Francis Crick and he was referring to the discovery of the structure of DNA.
  30. 30. Question 14 What was first introduced to the West through this publication named Liber Abaci. The author of this work is also credited to having introduced the Hindu-Arabic number series to the West. Here I am not looking for the name of the author but of the other ‘significant’ thing which was documented here.
  31. 31. Answer The Fibonacci Series The author is Leonardo Pisano Bigollo also known as Leonardo Fibonacci.
  32. 32. Question 15 This is the logo of which organization?
  33. 33. Answer Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
  34. 34. Question 16 This first appeared in 1946, at the University of California. At the time, it was rendered as magenta, and was set on a blue background. The modern version used in the U.S. is magenta against a yellow background, and it is drawn with a central circle of radius R, an internal radius of 1.5R and an external radius of 5R for the blades, which are separated from each other by 60°. What is being referred here?
  35. 35. Answer The international hazard symbol (trefoil).
  36. 36. Question 17 With whom would you relate these two pictures?
  37. 37. Answer Heinrich Rudolf Hertz The second photo is that of the Heinrich-Hertz-Turm radio telecommunication tower in Hamburg named after him.
  38. 38. “The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up. His work is like that of the planter - for the future. His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way. He lives and labors and hopes.” Who said this famous quote? Question 18
  39. 39. Answer Nikola Tesla
  40. 40. Question 19 Prithvi Nag Akash Trishul Agni What are these?
  41. 41. Answer These are the names of India’s missiles.
  42. 42. Question 20 Connect
  43. 43. Answer CERN (European Center for Nuclear Research) The first photo is that of the member states of CERN. The second one is it’s logo. The third is that of Rolf Dieter Heur, the current director-general of CERN
  44. 44. Your Google Doodle’s IQ Check 37 Doodles
  45. 45. Question 21
  46. 46. Answer Neil Bohr’s 127th birthday
  47. 47. Question 22
  48. 48. Answer 25th anniversary of the Buckyball
  49. 49. Question 23
  50. 50. Answer Robert Bunsen’s 200th birthday
  51. 51. Question 24
  52. 52. Answer Charles Darwin’s 200th birthday
  53. 53. Question 25
  54. 54. Answer Marie Curie’s 144th birthday
  55. 55. Question 26
  56. 56. Answer 50th Anniversary of the discovery of the DNA
  57. 57. Question 27
  58. 58. Answer Edmund Hailey’s 355th Birthday
  59. 59. Question 28
  60. 60. Answer Albert Einstein’s 144th birthday
  61. 61. Question 29
  62. 62. Answer 400th anniversary of Galileo Galelie’s telescope
  63. 63. Question 30
  64. 64. Answer Gregor Mendel’s 189th birthday
  65. 65. Question 31
  66. 66. Answer Heinrich Hertz’s 155th birthday
  67. 67. Question 32
  68. 68. Answer Juliard Petri’s 131st birthday
  69. 69. Question 33
  70. 70. Answer Issac Newton’s 367th birthday
  71. 71. Question 33
  72. 72. Answer Nicolaus Copernicus’s 540th birthday
  73. 73. Question 34
  74. 74. Answer Nikola Tesla
  75. 75. Question 35 Hint – This doodle relates to an event
  76. 76. Answer Discovery of water on the moon
  77. 77. Question 36
  78. 78. Answer Discovery of X-Rays
  79. 79. Dead End